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Fly Fish Western North Carolina

Your Mountain Trout Stream Awaits Western North Carolina Fly Fishing

FREE FLY TYING FOR ALL SKILL LEVELS

Every Tuesday November-February at Brevard Brewing Company

UPPER FRENCH BROAD CLEAN-UP

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

Tue 28

Tuesday Night Fly Tying

January 28 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
63 East Main Street
Apr 18

Paddling Film Festival World Tour 2020

April 18 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
36 E Main St.
RATED NUMBER ONE ON TRIPADVISOR!

  •   Another great trip for my son and I with Chris. As always Chris put us right on the fish. We caught quite a few and several really nice one's. Chris... read more

    Jim P
    11/23/2019
  •   We took a half day fly fishing trip through Headwaters and couldnt have been happier with our experience. The guide we were paired with was Gavin and you could... read more

    FlatsFishingFLFamily
    11/04/2019
  •   My adult sons and I had planned a weekend hiking and camping in Pisgah forest, and as an afterthought I contacted several local outfitters to try and fit in a... read more

    Santeelaw
    10/22/2019
  •   We enjoyed a peaceful, scenic self-guided canoe trip down the French Broad River. Because it was fall, we had the whole river to ourselves. We saw deer and... read more

    hagwitch
    10/17/2019
  •   We used them to support our 3 day kayak/canoe camping trip. Great source of information pre-trip. Their first night campsite was nice and they ran shuttle for a... read more

    gbergen
    10/15/2019
  •   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

NEED A BREW, WINE OR CIDER?

LOCAL TAPS FROM ACROSS THE FRENCH BROAD RIVER VALLEY!

Winter Hours: Tuesday-Friday 2pm-6pm Saturday & Sunday 12pm-7pm

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)

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.

Guide Approved Gear

Beat the cold,  Enjoy Winter Fishing