March Fly Fishing
March fly fishing in the Great Smoky Mountains region is the hottest ticket in the country! The weather in March is very pleasant with daytime highs getting into the upper 60’s, plenty of sunshine and great fishing. Water levels are perfectly suited for wading and drift boat fishing both. The Smoky Mountain region has miles of great trout streams that come alive this time of year!
Tuckasegee River Fishing Guides
Imagine 24,000 trout per mile just waiting for your flies. The action is incredible, and just gets better from here! You owe it to yourself to fish the famous Tuckasegee River on either a Wade Trip or Float Trip and chase after thousands of trout. Nothing in the eastern US compares to the Tuckasegee River in the Spring. This world class fishery holds Rainbow, Brown, and Brook trout, many of them exceeding 20 inches! March and April both see more fish caught by our guests than any other time of the year!
Tuckasegee River Wade Trips
The Tuckasegee River is perfectly suited for Wade Trips with wide open casting room and few trees to get tangled up in. The Tuckasegee’s water flows offer plenty of great places to wade for hiding trout. This river is great for this new to fly fishing or families with children as there are so many trout here success rates run very high. The possibility of catching all three species of trout in a single day is possible!
Cherokee Fly Fishing
The Cherokee Fly Fishing Only Trophy Section is fishing hot this month! Beautiful pristine water with great wading, easy access and Monster trout! The Raven Fork fishes amazing in March. Afternoon hatches of Quill Gordon’s and Blue Duns keep these big fish looking up and dry fly fishing is possible. When’s the last time you saw rising trout over 20 inches? The Raven Fork in Cherokee has it!
Great Smoky Mountains National Park Fly Fishing
March fly fishing action inside the Great Smoky Mountains National Park starts reving up. The cold grasp of winter is letting go and the trout start to become more active. Good Spring hatches of Quill Gordon’s, Blue Duns, Caddis and Blue Winged Olives keep trout happy and some dry fly fishing starts presenting itself. Afternoons are can be excellent especially on warm days. Lower elevation streams are great bet this time of year for Rainbow and Brown trout!