Fly Fishing in Western North Carolina!

If remote back country access, wild trout, and picture perfect scenery are your passion, then Ashe County North Carolina has probably been keeping an important secret well hidden from you. Here in Western North Carolina, we have the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains which are a sub-chain of the Appalachian Mountains (the oldest mountains in the world) and also not to mention the oldest river in North America, the New River, which flows through these majestic mountains.  

There are several excellent places to go fishing on the New River in Ashe County NC. In fact, New River fishing is one of the most popular activities for vacationers and residents alike. There are many streams and tributaries of the New River that are excellent locations to fly fish or trout fish. In addition to the popular spots in the county, you can also fish in the many trout ponds and lakes throughout Ashe County.

Fishing whether it's fly fishing or trout fishing is a popular activity almost year round here in the NC Mountains, but in the spring when the streams are freshly stocked with small mouth bass and rainbow trout is when you will find most folks engaging in this fun activity. Fishing in the New River or any of our mountain creeks or streams is a great way to get outdoors and see all the beautiful mountain scenery.

March thru November is the high fly fishing NC season on the New River in North Carolina. You can catch a great deal of varieties of fish including small mouth bass, rainbow trout, brown trout, mountain trout, carp, flat head and channel catfish. There are numerous Fly Fishing NC anglers throughout Ashe County that will direct you to the best spots along the New River NC. New River State Park is also a great place to check out if you'd like to go Fly Fishing NC.

When you buy Ashe County Real Estate or come for a visit in the NC Mountains you can enjoy Fly Fishing NC or Trout Fishing NC in the New River or any of the state stocked creeks and streams here in North Carolina. A1 Mountain Realty is located in the historic town of West Jefferson here in Ashe County. We are a full service real estate agency and the agents here are very knowledgeable and have over a combined 50 years of experience in real estate. Whether you desire to build the home of your dreams or prefer the convenience of a no hassle all ready built home, our agents are ready to help you. Many people vacation here and discover they want to make this their permanent  home. Take a look at all our listings at or call the office at 336-846-4900 and we will be glad to help you. You can also do a MLS search for any property here in the High Country from our website and while there take a look at our recently installed Downtown West Jefferson Webcam to view the downtown area and the towering Mt. Jefferson.

Come to Ashe County and spend the day fishing or canoeing the New River or any of the many fun and interesting things to do here in Ashe County. We are an outdoor lover's paradise.

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