Major rivers of the area are the Nantahala, Oconee, Chatooga, Horse Pasture, Toxaway, Tuckasegee, Green River and the French Broad. Residents and visitors alike enjoy fishing, canoeing, kayaking and tubing on these waters.
Visitors may get hooked on Transylvania County when one sees the great quality fly fishing that is available around us. Fly fishing becomes a family event as the skills being taught on how to attract and land the big native brown trout or the rainbow trout are learned.
The U.S. Forest Service maintains a quality fish operation for stocking local trout waters in Pisgah National Forest where the fish hatchery is located. Close by is the Davidson River that is loaded with both native and stocked fish. In addition, we have the East Fork River, The Thompson River in Sapphire that is known for the Big Brown’s, and the Whitewater and Horsepasture River accessable within the Gorges State Park. The Chattooga River just outside Walhalla, S.C is loaded with great fishing spots as well as whitewater rafting put-ins. Want to fish for Muskie? Western North Carolina has some prime spots for these ellusive fish.
Call us for more information on properties available for sale on our local rivers and streams.