3 Easy Tip For Getting Closer To Big Fish

By: Fly Fishing Guide Gavin Griffin The Davidson River is a staple here in Transylvania County and more often than not, when I’m fishing it, I see miles worth of line being thrown to big fish. It’s common to see anglers on the “D” making long casts, at fish in the...

Current Fishing Report 11/29/2018

We are entering my favorite time of year for personal fishing in WNC.  The crowds are gone and fish are still actively feeding, especially through the heart of the day.  Currently, water levels are favorable area wide.  Taking into account these frigid mornings,...

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...

Elements of High-Water Paddling

With winter finally dwindling away and spring pushing in heavy rainfall, many paddlers are anxious to get out on the water! Here at Headwaters Outfitters we want to give a heads-up reminder that high-water brings additional increase of hazards and risks during these...

How to Dress for WNC’s Fall Paddling Season

Dressing for WNC’s Fall Paddling: Hope for the Best, Plan for the Worse As many would say, it is always a practical idea when paddling to “hope for the best, but to plan for the worse”. Paddling naturally holds an inherent risk of the water-sport to possibly get wet,...