Location: Waynesville, NC
Dates: April 5th – 9th, 2023 (Wed thru Sat)
Michael Broome, email@example.com, 502-649-8967
Mike Parker, firstname.lastname@example.org, 530-440-5645
Level 2 Trip: You Should be able to manage your leader and tippet and tie-on flies. You should also be able to cast at least 30 feet. Instruction will be available upon request. This is a wading trip and some of the wading can be moderately challenging. A wading staff is highly recommended, and many past participants use studded wading boots.
Number of spots: Ideally 12-20
Equipment: 3-6 wt rods, floating lines, #8-14 nymphs, #10-12 bead head crackle backs, midges, egg patterns, mop flies, Chicago Flies (white, black, and olive), woolly buggers and miscellaneous other streamers. Euro Nymphing is also popular on all waters. Note: No scented lures (e.g., Berkley Trout Worms) allowed on the Delayed Harvest waters. Trout magnets are okay.
A NC Inland Fishing license is required. Trout Stamp is included in this license. Click here to purchase.
Outing Details: We’ll be staying in the Waynesville/ Maggie Valley, NC area to trout fish in several of the delayed harvest (i.e., catch and release) streams in the area. The Tuckasegee River, West Fork of the Pigeon River, the Upper Nantahala River, Laurel River, Davidson River, and the Shelton-Laurel Creek are all within a 1-hour drive of Waynesville and provide some of the best fishing in the area. Past trips have produced a very successful catch with fish in the 17–20-inch range common.
Lodging: You will be responsible for making your own lodging arrangements. Note: Sharing a room significantly reduces cost of trip.
Meals: You will be responsible for all meals. Reservations have been made for Wednesday and Thursday evenings for those who are interested.
Estimated Cost: The four-night trip will cost approximately $500 -$700 per person for lodging (based on shared room), license, gas, and food; there is no deposit required as each participant is responsible for their own costs. Use Comment Field in sign up the let coordinators know if you want to share a room and/or a ride.
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