Winter Fly Fishing
Winter Fly Fishing in the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina and Tennessee can be fantastic for big trout! Big Fish love Cold Weather! That’s a fact, and we have the pictures to prove it. The Smoky Mountains region have year around trout fishing, however in the Winter is when we see the biggest fish caught by our guests!
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Be sure to check out our Winter Trophy Trout Special
Fly Fishing North Carolina in the Winter
The NC side of the Smoky Mountains has miles of perfect trout filled water. Starting with the Tuckasegee River, which has a state managed Delayed Harvest section. This 7 mile long stretch of water is loaded to the max with Brook, Brown, and Rainbow Trout. Catching Grand Slam of all three species is a big possibility! The Tuckasegee River is a wide sprawling Rocky mountain sized tailwater river making trout fishing very near perfect here. During the winter months you can expect between 17,000-18,000 trout per mile. We offer both Wade Trips and Float Trips on this amazing river.
Winter Fly Fishing in Cherokee
The hottest destination for big Trout in the Smoky Mountains region is the Raven Fork! Cherokee is home to some awesome fly fishing opportunities, and this time of year we see incredible action. Fishing the Raven Fork is a unique experience offering world class angling for trophy trout while enjoying great stream access and wading in one of the most beautiful settings in the Smoky Mountains. If all of this isn’t enough to convince you, then imagine standing in the river making the perfect cast and having an audience of Elk watch as you fish!
Tennessee Fly Fishing in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge
In Tennessee, the Town of Gatlinburg has special Delayed Harvest Regulations until March 1st. What this means for the visiting angler is the water loaded with Trout, most averaging 20 inches in length! This section is Catch and Release ONLY and you have to use artificial lures or flies with a single hook. So in short terms, this place is perfect for fly fishing. While most fishing is done in the midst of the shops and attractions in town, the scenery isn’t bad Gatlinburg is a beautiful place. Plus you’re never too far from a cup of Hot Chocolate. Fly Fishing Gatlinburg in the winter is a great place for those wanting to learn to Fly Fish, it offers easy access to the river, good wading, and plenty of big trout. What more could you want!?
Winter Fly Fishing the Smoky Mountains
Fly Fishing the Great Smoky Mountains National Park during the winter can be an amazing experience. You will find solitude and spectacular scenery and beautiful wild trout. The streams in the Smokies are home to all wild Brook Trout, Brown Trout, and Rainbow Trout. The fishing here can be equally as good as other streams, especially during periods of warmer temperatures.
Fly Fishing the Smokies provides all necessary gear for fly fishing during the winter months. We supply Waders,Wading Boots, Fly Rods, Reel, leaders, tippet, and all flies at no additional charge. All you need to do is bundle up and let us take care of the rest!
So get yourself outside this winter and do the unexpected, come Fly Fishing with the guides at Fly Fishing the Smokies and beat the Winter Time blues.
To book your next trip with Fly Fishing the Smokies, call us at (828)-488-7665 or click the Book Online tab
See you on the water!