Fishing & Hunting Guides

These professional outfitters and guides make it easy to try out new forest adventures. All the outfitter/guides listed here hold a Forest Service permit to  operate on national forest land. Permits are issued for recreation uses that serve the public, promote health and safety, and protect the environment.

This is not a complete list of all providers offering fishing & hunting services. If you hold a permit with the National Forests in North Carolina and would like your business included, contact us with your information and we can add your company. Send your comments to





Brown Trout Fly Fishing LLC

28 Schenck Parkway
Suite 150
Asheville, NC 28803


ORVIS Endorsed Fly Fishing Guide Service in Pisgah National Forest

High Country Catch &Release 

P.O. Box 352, Banner Elk, NC 28604


Full service fly fishing guide service with over 30 years experience. Owner/Head guide: Mark White

Grandfather & Pisgah Districts, Pisgah NF

Curtis Wright Outfitters

24 N. Main Street, Weaverville, NC 28787


Fishing guides for trout & small mouth bass

Appalachian/Hot Springs & Pisgah RDs

Richard Alan Bowers

187 Bee Branch Rd, Bryson City, NC 28713


Fishing – fly fishing for trout

Pisgah, Cheoah, & Wayah RDs

Davidson River Outfitters

26 Pisgah Highway, Pisgah Forest, NC 28768


Fishing outfitter and guide service

Appalachian & Pisgah Districts, Pisgah NF

Highlands District, Nantahala NF

Madison River Anglers & Outfitters

19420 Jetton Rd, Suite 105 Cornelius, NC  28031


 Fly fishing outfitter, ORVIS endorsed

Wayah RD

Lowe Fly Shop

15 Woodland Dr, Waynesville, NC 28786


Guide service for fly fishing

Rafting & drift boats for floating the river

Pisgah & Wayah RDs

Hunter Banks Company

29 Montford Ave., Asheville, NC   28801


Fishing & outfitting

Appalachian (Burnsville) RD

Grandfather and Pisgah RDs

Brookside Guides

25 Tacoma Place, Asheville, NC 28801


Fishing guides, specializing in teaching beginners to fly fish

Appalachian , Grandfather, Pisgah RDs

Appalachian Angler, Fly shop & Guide Service

174 Old Shulls Mill Rd, Boone, NC 28607


Fly Fishing

Grandfather & Pisgah RDs

Backwoods Outfitter & Guide Service

85 Skyland Road

Waynesville, NC  28786


Organized camps for hunting & fishing, bear & wild hog hunting

Appalachian/Hot Springs, Cheoah, & Pisgah Rds