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Brown Trout Guided Fly Fishing Trip Franklin, NCIf you are interested in fly fishing for brown trout there are hundreds of miles of mountain streams and rivers within only a few miles of the beautiful little mountain town of Franklin, NC. These include such favorites as the Cullasaja and Tuckasegee Rivers. Our guides at Turning Stone's Fly Fishing are your key to unlocking their potential.

Nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, this quaint southwestern North Carolina town offers a change of pace and a never-ending supply of activities for the entire family. Franklin is the Macon County seat and is surrounded by the Nantahala National Forest.

If you are searching for a weekend getaway or a vacation that takes you back to nature, you will not find a better destination than Franklin, NC. Outdoor enthusiasts will find a little bit of everything in and around Macon County, including:

  • Thousands of miles of hiking trails, including the Appalachian Trail
  • Some of the best mountain biking trail systems in the region
  • Campgrounds and backpacking destinations throughout the Smokies
  • Wildlife viewing that can include owls, deer, black bears, and elk
  • Whitewater rafting, canoeing, and kayaking on the Nantahala River
  • High ropes or a zip line canopy tour near the Nantahala Outdoor Center
  • Fly Fishing on one of the many pristine rivers and streams in and around Franklin. 

Next time you are thinking about a getaway, you need to try fly fishing in western North Carolina. 

Guided Fly Fishing Trips for Brown Trout around Franklin, North Carolina

Being centrally located within the Nantahala National Forest and very near to the Great Smoky Mountain Park, Franklin is easily within reach of some of the best brown trout fisheries in the south eastern United States. 

Within and around the national forest are several rugged streams stocked with brown trout as well as rainbow, and brook trout.  Many of the trout waters are far off the beaten path and difficult to get to, whereas other areas are near local roads and are fished more regularly.

Although maps of the area can provide the locations of many of the streams and rivers that are available, unless you are familiar with the mountain roads, location of public lands, and areas where fly fishing is not allowed, then it is imperative that you have one of our professional guides at Turning Stone's Fly Fishing lead you to success. 

Turning Stone’s Fly Fishing Offers Brown Trout Guided Fly Fishing Trips Around Franklin, NC

Fly fishing is always a favorite for people who want to get away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. In Franklin, Turning Stone's Fly Fishing guides are here to help you take your trout fishing experience to the next level. 


Whether you are a complete novice or fly fishing enthusiast, our guides are ready to make sure you have the best experience possible in the beautiful mountains of southwestern North Carolina. For over 15 years, we have been providing trout fishing tours for residents and visitors of Franklin, NC. 

Get the Most Out of Your Brown Trout Fly Fishing Trip in Franklin, NC 

To fully appreciate the many wonderful opportunities for fly fishing for brown trout around Franklin North Carolina, consider utilizing the services of Turning Stone's Fly Fishing.

  • Our guides here at Turning Stone’s Fly Fishing have 15 plus years of experience leading trips in the mountains surrounding Franklin, NC.
  • Our guides research the streams in the Franklin, NC area and know where to go and how to get there to catch brown trout.
  • Our guides know the local stream conditions and the best fly patterns to utilize.
  • Our guides can work with any fly fishing experience level and pick locations that best suit the experience and physical condition of the angler.
  • If you don't have the right fly fishing gear for the local conditions, our guides can assist you with finding the right equipment to catch trout.

The mountains of western North Carolina surrounding the town of Franklin have some of the most beautiful, rugged, remote streams and rivers available for fly fishing adventures. You can navigate through the remote backcountry in search of wild brown trout, with your experience made even more desirable through utilizing one of our guides with Turning Stone’s Fly Fishing.

If you wish to experience the excellent trout waters found in the mountains in the search for brown trout, then book a trip with Turning Stone’s Fly Fishing today. For more information, contact us today.