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Blogs Tagged with Trout Fishing

Trout are species of freshwater fish and are closely related to salmon. Fly fishing is a distinctive method developed primarily for trout. See our blogs about trout fishing.

    Trout Fishing is the Ultimate Social Distancing Activity

    It is hard to believe it has been less than a year since we first became familiar with the term social distancing. A lot has changed since that term first entered society. In the relatively short time since then, we have experts in several terms and activities, including:

    • Remote learning as a means for teachers to continue instructing students
    • How to turn your dining room table into a space in which you can work from home 
    • Working from home while simultaneously helping your kids with remote learning
    • Hosting family gatherings over video conferencing software on laptops and tablets
    • Entertaining children when nothing in your area is open, including playgrounds
    • Finding ways to make our small businesses work while maintaining social distancing and sanitation

    Even in a typical year, we all need to take a break once in a while. With the additional stress a pandemic brings, you need to find a way to relax and unwind while maintaining social distancing. Are you  searching for a new hobby you can do outdoors? Are you struggling to think of how you can give yourself a break from the stress of work and school? Trout fishing is the ultimate social distancing activity. Here are seven reasons why you should take a break in the water and go fly fishing:

    Most Scenic Fly Fishing in Western NC - Cullasaja River

    The new year has already proved to be challenging for many families throughout the Southeast. Parents are still juggling working from home and helping children with remote learning. We are still spending endless hours video conferencing inside our houses with little opportunity to get out and about. Add in the cold of winter, and it can feel like the walls are closing in every day. You need an escape. As spring brings warmer temperatures, you need the clean air and rolling waters of western North Carolina and the Great Smokey Mountains. 

    For some, the perfect mountain getaway is a hotel room with a view of a ridgeline. It involves shopping and exploring high-elevation cities. For others, it is an opportunity to get away from the concrete jungle and reconnect with nature. Fly Fishing in the Cullasaja River is an experienced angler’s dream trip. You will find few places as untouched and remote while still convenient to charming towns like Franklin and Highlands. Here is why we want you to choose the picturesque Cullasaja River for your next fly fishing getaway.