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Fly Fishing Float Trips

chetola resort at blowing rock fly fishing
chetola resort at blowing rock fly fishing float trips
chetola resort at blowing rock fly fishing

Journey into the heart of the river with our guided float trips in a private boat. One boat will comfortably accommodate up to two guests plus your Orvis endorsed guide. There are multiple rivers from which to choose based upon personal requests, the current conditions of the waters and the recommendations of your guide.

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Fly Fishing Float Trips






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  • Full or half-day float trip
  • Fish for Brook Trout, Rainbow Trout, Wild Brown Trout or Smallmouth Bass.
  • Trout Float Trips on the Watauga, South Holston and Catawba rivers
  • Smallmouth Bass Float Trips on the New, North Toe, Nolichucky, River and Holston rivers
  • All equipment and instruction provided  by Orvis endorsed guide
  • Perfect for beginners or seasoned anglers
  • Transportation provided
  • Lunch and refreshments provided
  • Fishing license required; can be purchased day of trip for $15-$35, depending on residency and fishing location
  • One guide per every 2 guests required; One guide per boat required

Pricing (accommodations and gratuity not included):
Full Day: One boat (1 to 2 guests): $450
Full Day:
Two boats, two guides (up to 4 guests): $800
Half Day: One boat (1 to 2 guests): $375

chetola resort at blowing rock fly fishing
chetola resort at blowing rock fly fishing

Cancellation Policy: A deposit in the amount of $150 per guide is due when the trip is booked. Trips canceled 14 days or more before the scheduled trip date will receive a full refund. Trips canceled within 14 days of the scheduled trip date will result in forfeiture of full deposit. All guides will happily accommodate guests in various weather conditions; however, we reserve the right to cancel or reschedule trips if we deem conditions unsafe. Guests whose trips are cancelled by our guides will receive a full refund. Trips are all-inclusive, excluding lodging and gratuity. Lodging at Chetola Resort is offered at reduced rates when booking fly fishing packages.

Signed waivers are required for everyone participating in a trip.

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Fly Fishing Wade Trips

chetola resort at blowing rock fly fishing
chetola resort at blowing rock fly fishing wade trips

A wade adventure is the most popular of type of fly fishing, with the angler moving through the banks, rivers and streams to acquire the best position for reeling in the perfect catch. We offer multiple locations throughout the High Country allowing you to choose your ideal fly fishing adventure. Multiple combination packages are available to help maximize your mountain experience. Some locations are seasonal but our Orvis endorsed guides will be happy to accommodate our guests in any weather as long as they deem it safe for both the guest and the ecosystem.

Fly Fishing Wade Trips

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Big Horse Creek

  • A wild, pristine Appalachian Mountain stream at 4,000 feet elevation
  • Private water
  • Full-day trophy trout trip
  • Perfect for beginners or seasoned anglers
  • All equipment and instruction provided
  • Transportation provided
  • Gourmet streamside lunch
  • Great for groups or corporate outings

Pricing (accommodations and gratuity not included): One person: $450 | Two people: $550

 

The Refuge

  • Half-day fly fishing trophy trout adventure
  • Private local waters with Orvis endorsed guide
  • A fishing paradise at 3,500 feet with the highest water classification in the state
  • Orvis fishing tackle and equipment
  • Casting instruction
  • Perfect for beginners, seasoned and younger anglers
  • Round-trip transportation provided
  • Refreshments provided
  • Souvenir photos, upon request
  • Pricing (accommodations and gratuity not included):
    One person - Half day: $275
    Two people - Half day: $550

 

Public Trout Waters

  • Half-day or full-day fly fishing trout adventure on public trout waters for Rainbow, Brown and spring-raised Brook Trout
  • Locations vary based on season and availability, including Grandfather Mountain, near Pisgah National Forest, and other locales nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Instruction by Orvis endorsed fly fishing guide
  • Orvis fishing tackle and equipment
  • Perfect for beginner or seasoned anglers
  • Round-trip transportation provided
  • Refreshments provided
  • Souvenir photos, upon request
  • Fishing license is required; can be purchased day of trip for $15-$35, depending on residency and fishing location

Pricing (accommodations and gratuity not included):
Half-Day (one guest): $225
Half-Day (two guests): $300
Half-Day (three guests): $525

Full-Day (one guest): $350
Full-Day (two guests): $400
Full-Day (three guests): $750

chetola resort at blowing rock fly fishing
chetola resort at blowing rock fly fishing

Cancellation Policy: A deposit in the amount of $150 per guide is due when the trip is booked. Trips canceled 14 days or more before the scheduled trip date will receive a full refund. Trips canceled within 14 days of the scheduled trip date will result in forfeiture of full deposit. All guides will happily accommodate guests in various weather conditions; however, we reserve the right to cancel or reschedule trips if we deem conditions unsafe. Guests whose trips are cancelled by our guides will receive a full refund. Trips are all-inclusive, excluding lodging and gratuity. Lodging at Chetola Resort is offered at reduced rates when booking fly fishing packages.

Signed waivers are required for everyone participating in a trip.

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Golf at Hound Ears

Chetola guests can enjoy golf privileges at the elegant Hound Ears Club, just a short drive from the resort with our golf packages. This classic George Cobb-designed, private golf course is beautifully landscaped with streams, lakes and waterfalls. Our concierge will make all arrangements for your tee time(s). Adventure can be booked with or without accommodations.

Only Chetola guests and homeowners may reserve this package and/or special golfing rate. Package runs seasonally, April through October.


To book your package, call 800.243.8652


Two-night stays are always required in condos. Two-night stays are required in Chetola Lodge and the Bob Timberlake Inn on weekends. Three-night stays are required Nov. 22-25, 2017.

*Holidays and some weekends in July, August and October are slightly higher. Some minimum stays apply. Please inquire when making your reservation.

Restricted dates may include May 26-28, June 30-July 4, July 7-9, July 14-16, July 21-23, July 28-30, Aug. 4-6, Aug. 11-13, Aug. 18-19, Sept. 1-3, Oct.6-8, Oct. 13-15, Oct. 20-22, Oct. 27-292017.

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Zip Lining Package

This exhilarating outdoor adventure brings you into the heart of mountains to experience the thrill of zip lines and the natural beauty of the High Country. Travel across 140 acres of pristine environment via 10 zip lines, a cliff jump, a swinging bridge, diverse flora and fauna, and a beautiful waterfall. Combine your adventure with a stay at Chetola Resort for an experience you won’t forget.


Zipline Details

  • Each tour is 2.5 to 3 hours
  • Participants must be minimum 10 years old
  • 70lbs minimum; 250lbs maximum
  • Groups are limited to 10 people per tour
  • Each tour is escorted by at least 2 trained professionals

What to Bring:

  • Layers for the constantly changing environment.
  • Closed toed shoes are required.
  • A full-body harness will wrap around your upper thigh, shoulders, and waist, so shirts and shorts/pants should cover modestly.
  • Long hair must be tied back and secured.
  • Tours run rain or shine, so pack a rain jacket and/or pants.
  • In cold weather, Sky Valley suggests thin, liner style gloves that can be worn under the required work-style gloves that are provided
  • Sky Valley recommends leaving jewelry, cellphone and camera locked in your car

Your Package Includes:

  • Value-Priced Accommodations
  • Breakfast in Chetola Lodge and Bob Timberlake Inn
  • Zip Line Canopy Tour at Sky Valley Zip Tours

Zip lining offer can only be reserved with Chetola accommodations. Package runs seasonally, April through November.


To book your package, call 800.243.8652


Two-night stays are always required in condos. Two-night stays are required in Chetola Lodge and the Bob Timberlake Inn on weekends. Three-night stays are required Nov. 22-25, 2017.
*Holidays and some weekends in July, August and October are slightly higher. Some minimum stays apply. Please inquire when making your reservation.

Holidays and package restricted dates may include May 26-28, June 30-July 4, July 7-9, July 14-16, July 21-23, July 28-30, Aug. 4-6, Aug. 11-13, Aug. 18-19, Sept. 1-3, Oct.6-8, Oct. 13-15, Oct. 20-22, Oct. 27-29, and Nov. 22-25, 2017.

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Cast & Blast Package

Combine a half-day fly fishing package with our sporting clay package and save on both.

  • Half-day fishing with professional Orvis endorsed fly fishing guide for Golden, Brook, Rainbow and
    Wild Brown Trout and Smallmouth Bass
  • orvis endorsed fly fishing lodgeInstruction, tackle and Orvis equipment provided
  • Half-day clay shooting at the Chetola Sporting Reserve
  • 150 clay targets and shot shells
  • Top quality shotguns (12, 20 and 28 gauge)
  • Option to purchase an additional 150 targets for $150 more
  • All equipment and instruction provided
  • All levels of experience
  • Shooting package is valid for one to five people
  • Refreshments
  • Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult

Pricing

  • From $510 (based on one person per trip)
  • From $290 per person (based on two people per trip)
  • Pricing will vary by fishing location

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Cast & Blast Package Cancellation Policy: A deposit in the amount of $150 per guide, per trip is due when the trip is reserved. Trips canceled 14 days or more before the scheduled trip date will receive a full refund. Trips canceled within 14 days of the scheduled trip date will result in forfeiture of full deposit. All guides will happily accommodate guests in various weather conditions; however, we reserve the right to cancel or reschedule trips if we deem conditions unsafe. Guests whose trips are cancelled by our guides will receive a full refund. Trips are all-inclusive, excluding lodging and gratuity. Lodging at Chetola Resort is offered at reduced rates when booking fly fishing packages. Signed waivers are required for everyone participating in a trip.

Cast & Blast Package Inquiry






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Sporting Clay Packages

Experience the thrill of clay pigeon shooting with our expert certified instructors at the Chetola Sporting Reserve.

The shooting experience takes about 2 to 2 ½ hours and you have the option to purchase additional targets on site or in advance when you make your package reservation. All levels of experience are welcome, starting at age 10.

Sporting Clay Package Includes

  • Value-priced accommodations
  • 150 Clay Targets and Shot Shells
  • One package price valid from one to five people
  • Instruction on basic shooting techniques, gun safety, trap safety and safe shooting
  • Safety enclosures
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Top quality shotguns (12, 20 and 28 gauge)
  • Option to purchase additional 150 targets at reduced rate

Pricing

  • $295 for 1-6 people; $50 for every person thereafter up to 10 guests
  • $150 for an additional 150 targets
    (gratuity not included and at guest's discretion)

To book your package, call 800.243.8652


Things to Know:

  • Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • No alcoholic beverages are permitted while participating in this activity.
  • Package is available seven days a week (seasonal restrictions may apply), but only after 1pm on Sundays.
  • Cancellation Policy: A deposit in the amount of $150 per guide, per trip is due when the trip is booked. Trips canceled 14 days or more before the scheduled trip date will receive a full refund. Trips canceled within 14 days of the scheduled trip date will result in forfeiture of full deposit. All guides will happily accommodate guests in various weather conditions; however, we reserve the right to cancel or reschedule trips if we deem conditions unsafe. Guests whose trips are cancelled by our guides will receive a full refund. Trips are all-inclusive, excluding lodging and gratuity. Lodging at Chetola Resort is offered at reduced rates when booking fly fishing packages. Signed waivers are required for everyone participating in a trip.

Sporting Clay Packages Inquiry