Fly Fishing the Great Smoky Mountains National Park
One cannot talk about fly fishing North Carolina without mentioning the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The legacy of fly fishing the Smokies reaches beyond the Southeast. Patterns developed on famed creeks such as Deep Creek, Hazel Creek, and Cataloochee are now found in fly shops all across the country. Anglers can certainly count on fishing in some of the best settings in the world right here in the Smoky Mountains.
The Grandaddy of them all. The Great Smoky Mountains National park is the most visited National Park in the country. Off the beaten path seclusion is easily accomplished. Surround yourself with the environemnt that inspired Horrace Kephart and his writing of "Our Southern Highlanders". Old Smoky Mountain traditional dry flies are just as effective today as they were one hundred years ago. "Yella Humpy" "Yella Sallies" caddis flies, Thunderheads, and Cahills are always a go-to on park streams. Check out our Kephart Collection of Flies for traditional means of netting wild brook trout in the Great Smoky Mountains. Below is a list of a few popular Smoky Mountain streams.
**Check with the shop for a detailed park map**
North Carolina Side of the Smokies
Tennessee Side of the Smokies
Middle Prong Little River
Lynn Camp Prong
West Prong Little Pigeon River