Favorite Fishing Locations
The High Country of North Carolina is incredibly fortunate to have an abundance of local streams, creeks and rivers. These waterways are filled with a variety of Fish. You can catch trout, small-mouth bass and brim
Whether a novice or expert fly-fisherperson, the Boone, Blowing Rock and Banner Elk area are a perfect place to cast a rod. Some of 828 Real Estate’s favorite places to fish include the Valle Crucis Community Park. This wonderful park is located in the heart of historic Valle Crucis, just behind the Mast Store! Here you will find the beautiful Watauga River. Make a day of it and bring the whole gang! There is something for everyone at this 100% Community Funded park. This portion of the Watauga River is frequently stocked with Rainbow Trout and Brown Trout.
Delayed Harvest and Hatchery Supported Streams
Make sure you check out The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission website, to get the full scoop on where the best spots are for Delayed Harvest and Hatchery Supported streams. If you want to blaze your own trail, our area is bursting with streams that allow you to get lost in the wilderness of Pisgah National Forest! These waterways are home to the beautiful and NATIVE Brook Trout, local folks refer to these beauties as Speckled Trout.
Local Fly Shop and Guide Services
If you need help finding the right fly or setting up your rod and reel head down to Boone’s Fly Shop in downtown Boone off Depot Street. Here you can find everything you need to have an epic fishing adventure. If you want to hire a guide, we highly recommend it! A local fly-fishing guide will make your time spent on the water that much more productive and educational. High Country Guide Service is located within Boone’s Fly Shop and there you can find a wide-range of guides to fit every level of angling ability! Fly-Fishing is something for all ages, make sure you incorporate this fun activity during your next visit to Boone!