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!
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.
Whether you are staying near Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge or Sevierville you are not far away from hitting world class fly fishing. The Tuckasegee River is only a short distance away, just 33 miles from downtown Gatlinburg! Bryson City and Cherokee is the closest towns to the river if you happen to be looking for lodging thats nearby.
For reservations call us at 828-488-7665 or visit us on the web at flyfishingthesmokies.net