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Preparing for Diversity

There’s just something about finding fish in unknown territory. We are very fortunate in Western North Carolina to have diversity of not only fish, but the places they call home as well. You can find plenty of trout in the larger rivers such as the French Broad and...

Current Fishing Report June, 11th 2019

Current Fishing Report- June 11, 2019   Weather in Western North Carolina has finally taken a turn for the better over the last few days. After some intense flooding earlier in the Spring, we somehow shifted over to low water levels. While everyone has definitely...

Fishing Report March 27th, 2019

Current Fishing Report 3/26/19 After a long and unusually wet winter, spring has finally sprung here in WNC. Great water levels and bugs galore have made for some awesome conditions out there. Spring calls for good mayfly hatches and the blue quills and quill...

Fishing Report March 9th, 2019

Current Fishing Report 3/9/19 Water levels remain high across the region but most rivers are very fishable. The upcoming week looks promising with much warmer temperatures on the way. This little taste of springtime should bring out some good hatches of blue quills,...

Current Fishing Report 2/9/18

After a wet and wild finish to 2018 and beginning of ’19 we have finally had some relatively dry conditions.  That coupled with way warmer than average temperatures last week made for favorable fishing conditions throughout the area.  Streams are still higher...
2nd Annual Paddle to the PorkBluegrass, Beer and BBQ on the River!

Headwaters Outfitters is excited to be hosting the 2nd Annual Paddle to the Pork (Paddle and Bluegrass Fest) in Western North Carolina!
Enjoy a paddle down the Historic French Broad, camping, riverside dinner by the new GET DISTANT GRILL by Ecusta Brewing, Ecusta Brewing beer, and Private Bluegrass Concert from the Pretty Little Goat Stringband. Headwaters will be providing all paddling gear (unless you would like to bring your own boats). Guest are responsible to bring all camping gear. Alcohol will be sold at the concert, so due to ABC regulations, no outside alcohol is permitted. A portion of ticket and beer sales, will be going to the Pigsah Conservancy Wildlife Fund.

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