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Fly Fishing Madison County

WNC Mountain Adventures The quaint towns in Madison County, NC speak for themselves. Mars Hill, Marshall and Hot Springs are some of the more well-known towns in the county, and each has something special to offer. Mars Hill is home to the historic Mars Hill University, ranked among the top 100 regional colleges in the […]

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Spring Tactics For Smallies

After the long dreaded winter, it feels great to be back in the saddle fishing for smallmouth bass in Asheville, NC. Smallmouth fishing is one of the favorite species to chase after, as fly fishing guides in Asheville. There’s a difference between knowledge and luck when it comes to spring-time smallies. Fly fishing in the […]

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Asheville Fly Fishing Vacation

Asheville is the ultimate destination for a fly fishing vacation! With the Southern Appalachian Mountains surrounding Asheville’s valley’s and peaks, there is plenty of water to cover. Take a sneak peak into some of our stream fed rivers and headwaters around Asheville, NC. Timing is Everything When are you looking to take¬†your fly fishing vacation? […]

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Asheville Fly Fishing Trip – How To Prepare

How To Prepare For Your Asheville Fly Fishing Trip After you book your Asheville fly fishing trip with Southern Appalachain Anglers of Asheville, NC there are a couple of things that are necessary to complete before you start catching trophy trout and smallmouth bass. Below is a checklist of things to complete prior to your […]

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Smallmouth Fishing Asheville – What to Use?

Smallmouth Fishing Asheville for River Giants! Smallmouth fishing Asheville is great during the summer months in Western North Carolina. With fish getting up into the 4 pound range in the rivers, it can be a blast catching them! In this article Southern Appalachian Anglers of Asheville, NC talks a little about technique and what to […]

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Asheville Smallmouth Fly Fishing Guide

A Guide to Asheville Smallmouth Fly Fishing It is the time of year when water levels are high, and big fish are feeding! Asheville, North Carolina can offer the angler with a trophy smallmouth fishing during the spring and early summer months. The Smallie Run Do smallmouth really ‘run’ like stripers? Not really, but if […]

Best Rivers to Fish in Asheville

Explore Asheville…With A Fly Rod! Visiting Asheville and quaint mountain towns around Western North Carolina¬†offers anglers, at all levels, a fly fishing heaven worth plotting on your GPS. While there are hundreds of rivers and creeks worth visiting, some offer more than others. Including scenery, waterfalls, crystal clear water, beautiful limestone, wildlife, native flowers and […]

Fly Fishing Guide To Asheville

Asheville is Fly Fishing Country! Do you seek out a fly fishing adventure year round? Asheville, North Carolina provides anglers with fishable streams 12 months out of the year, and all you need are a couple of dry flies and nymph patterns to make that happen! From the Southern Appalachian Mountain Range to the Blue […]

Dry Fly Fishing in Asheville – Quick Tips

Everyone knows when the weather begins to warm up so does the fishing. So be prepared when you hop into the river with the right dry flies and presentation. Once you step into any river around Asheville, North Carolina on a warm sunny day, you will begin to see a number of different bugs hatching […]

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Fly Casting Techniques – Asheville

Fly fishing can be an overwhelming sport, with many traditions and techniques, casting and presentation can get confusing. However, once you have established a set of patterns or techniques for casting it can easily become second nature. Fly Casting Techniques Anglers shy away from casting properly due to old habits or not thoroughly understanding a […]