Smoky Mountain Fishing

Smoky Mountain Fishing Vacations in NC

Anglers, if you haven’t experienced Smoky Mountain fishing you have missed out on some of the best fishing waters in the United States.  Everyone from amateurs to experts, including kids on their first fishing trips, will have a great time fishing in this beautiful region.  Visit the Blueways section for detailed information on lakes and rivers in the region that make up the Smoky Mountain Blueways.

The Best Smoky Mountain Fishing Spots

With Nantahala National Forest, Great Smoky Mountain National Park, Jackson County’s Fly Fishing Trail and Cherokee Tribal Waters in this area, Western North Carolina is home to some of the absolute best Smoky Mountain fishing spots.

Jackson County’s Western North Carolina Fishing Trail

Jackson County’s Western North Carolina Fishing Trail has been attracting attention from anglers from all over the world.  Currently the trail includes 15 amazing Smoky Mountain fishing spots, on open waters and small streams.

Nantahala National Forest:  Just a few of the recreational areas and campgrounds that offer amazing Smoky Mountain fishing in Nantahala National Forest are:  Cherokee Lake, Fires Creek, Jackrabbit Mountain, Nantahala Gorge, Snowbird, Cheoah Point, Tsali, and Balsam Lake.

Great Smoky Mountain National Park:  Within 800 square miles you will find 700 miles of rivers and streams amidst forests, rich valleys, and abundant wildlife.  Look in these areas for some of the best Smoky Mountain fishing spots:  Deep Creek, Smokemont, Elkmont and Cades Cove.

Smoky Mountain Fishing, Hiking, Boating, Mountain Biking and More

Make the Smoky Mountain fishing vacation of your dreams a reality this season.  While you are here, include some of the other world class outdoors activities this region is famous for.  We have hiking trails, mountain bike trails, swimming, canoeing, boating, golf, horseback riding, whitewater rafting, tubing, and more.

Get all the Info You need to Plan Smoky Mountain Fishing Vacations

Smoky Mountain Host can help you plan your Smoky Mountain Fishing vacation in Western North Carolina.  We’ll help you find all the best places to stay, where to eat and other fun activities to do while you are here.  We also offer a free travel guide that you can download or call 1-800-432-4678 to order.

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