Current Fishing Report 10/31/2018

Fall fishing has been at its finest the last couple weeks.  Area delayed harvest streams received their initial round of stocking earlier this month and water levels have been favorable on both stocked and wild trout streams.  This current stretch of beautiful, sunny...

Protecting the Resource

A couple weeks ago, on a picture-perfect Western North Carolina fall day, a favorite client of mine and I were casually strolling down a streamside fisherman’s trail alongside a local delayed harvest stream.  We had just finished lunch after a great morning of fishing...

The Weekend the Women Takeover!

By Headwaters Guide Hannah Myers Picture it: Historic Lodging on a gorgeous lake with mountain views, a Fall breeze moving through the air and gathering with new and old friends for a weekend of fly fishing in Western North Carolina. That is exactly what we got this...

Current Fishing Conditions- 10/14/2018

Current Fishing Report   10/14/2018 We somehow dodged two Tropical Systems in the past 30 days at the Headwaters of the French Broad. Last week we only saw two days of high water and tough conditions. The cold front has moved in, and it feels like fall out on the...

When Should I Hire A Guide?

I’ve heard before that there are several stages of one’s fly fishing evolution.  There is a great article discussing the subject called “Atop the Angling Mountain,” by Todd Tanner, that appeared Hatch Magazine on June 24, 2014.  I also recently had a question from a...

A Day on the North Fork with Katie Cahn

I met Lisa and Nick early on a late summer morning. Thirty minutes later we were all in waders at one of the best private fishing spots I have the luck to guide on. Western North Carolina just experienced powerful winds and lots of rain from our recent visitor,...