Fishing in the Smoky Mountains

The Great Smoky Mountains offer some of the best fishing in Western North Carolina. Bring your friends and family to fish the many lakes, rivers, and streams, or hire a guide to teach you how to fly fish!

Cherokee Fishing Map

Tribal waters fishing map -- be sure to get the special tribal permit!
Location: Cherokee, NC
Boat Rentals on Fontana Lake

Boat Rentals on Fontana Lake

Pontoon and 20 hp boat rentals at closest marina to Bryson City.
Location: Bryson City, NC
Phone: 828-488-6423

Fishing Lakes and Streams

Fly fishing in mountain streams, lake fishing, fishing guides.
Location: Cherokee and Bryson City, NC
Fontana Lake

Fontana Lake

29 mile long lake with 240 miles of shoreline. Fishing, boating, water-skiing.
Location: Bryson City, NC

Up Close Outfitters

The Carolina`s Premier Fishing and Hunting Guide Service
Phone: 828-273-0826
Blue Chip Fly Fishing

Blue Chip Fly Fishing

Have you ever wanted to learn fly-fishing or experience some of the best trout fishing in the country? Check out Blue Chip Fly Fishing. Western NC is a fisherman`s paradise with the first and only fly fishing trail in the US. Fly-fishing isn`t the only way to reel them in -- there`s fishing on Fontana Lake and at local trout farms as well.
Location: Whittier, NC
Phone: 561-682-1735
Tumbling Waters Trout Pond

Tumbling Waters Trout Pond

Location: Almond
Phone: (828) 479 - 3814
Simond`s Bait and Tackle

Simond`s Bait and Tackle

Location: Bryson City
Phone: 828-488-6854
Fish Cherokee

Fish Cherokee

Location: Cherokee