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Novembers in North Carolina

Cold Mountain Trout Streams Await

Musky Float Trips? LEARN MORE HERE

Western North Carolina Fly Fishing

FREE FLY TYING FOR ALL SKILL LEVELS

Every Tuesday November-February at Brevard Brewing Company

WITH BEAR TRADITIONAL KAYAKS

Right in Time for the Holidays 

LOCAL TASTES

Sample, Sip and Shop

THE BEST GEAR, BOATS & STAFF AROUND.

FAMILY OWNED & OPERATED

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK

8:30am-6:00pm

Headwaters Outfitters is dedicated to providing family-friendly outings for everyone: from big groups of 20 family members to the most elite fisher men and women! Our customer service is unmatched and we’re proud of that. That’s why as a small family owned and operated outfitter, we are passionate about sharing our knowledge of WNC’s natural resources, our love for Appalachian Mountains, and the outdoor recreation opportunities found along the French Broad River Watershed!

Upcoming Events

Sun 17

Tuesdday Night Fly Tying

November 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - February 25, 2020 @ 9:00 pm
63 East Main Street
Wed 20

Dart Night

November 20 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu 21

Bear Lake Guided Sea Kayaking

November 21 @ 9:15 am - 3:30 pm
25 Parkway Rd
RATED NUMBER ONE ON TRIPADVISOR!

  •   It turned out we were the only participants on our Discovery at Dusk adventure. It was a very relaxing trip (due to the low water level and only the... read more

    wendyjog2018
    10/11/2019
  •   Prior to this week I didn’t know which end of a fly rod was the business end. But after a couple days with the staff at Headwaters I still can’t... read more

    chrispI5720XX
    10/10/2019
  •   We were fortunate enough to choose this company for our group kayaking adventure. We had 24 people (14 of which were under the age of 12). Headwater Outfitters... read more

    NanciePritchard
    10/01/2019
  •   What a relaxing morning of kayaking. The Headwaters personnel could not have been easier to work with. The kind and professional staff was quite helpful and a highly recommend this... read more

    Lberger2
    9/27/2019
  •   enjoyed it, even though we truned over once. good exercise, well run operation. good equipment. nice quiet stream,

    jnbaskin
    9/24/2019
  •   My friend and I were impressed. I had never been fly fishing on a river. My friend fly fishes expertly. Our guide Gavin was not only knowledgeable but patient. He... read more

    Road237184
    9/20/2019
  •   Me and my huband had a great trip down the river. The staff was attentative and very friendly adding to our overall experiance. The drivers added information about the french... read more

    koconnor1219
    9/07/2019
  •   This is the third time we have entertained guests on the French Broad River, and always so relaxing and fun! The peaceful pace is a welcome break for all.

    usmc100pct
    9/05/2019
  •   We did not know what to expect when we first arrived, however the staff is very helpful, they cover all the basis. We loved our adventure and will look... read more

    lahart46
    9/04/2019
  •   The river is beautiful and clear. Just enough little "rapids" to keep the kids entertained. So clear we could see the fish on the bottom!!

    HoneymoonInHopkins
    9/04/2019

NEED A BREW, WINE OR CIDER?

LOCAL TAPS FROM ACROSS THE FRENCH BROAD RIVER VALLEY!

TAPROOM OPEN DAILY @ NOON!

After a day on the water, there’s no better way to end than a great drink, friendly faces and a place to bring the two together at our new Forks of the River Tap Room!

12 Taps | 6 Packs | Dozens of Rotating Local Brews | Wine | Cider | Food Trucks | Non-Alcoholic Available | Family/Dog-Friendly During the Day

(21+ Valid ID Card is necessary to purchase any alcoholic beverage, no exceptions)

SITTIN’ & PICKEN EVERY TUESDAY, 6:00pm — All instruments welcome!

DART NIGHT EVERY WEDNESDAY, 6:30pm — Spots are limited!

BEAR LAKE FALL PADDLING

A private, serene lake when the leaves are at their brightest. Book Today!

BASS CHARTERS AVAILABLE

Cruise on a nice boat, tossing light tackle for big bass.

FALL BUGS.
GEAR UP.

Falls fly menu is up and shoppable.