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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.

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

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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

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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.

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Private Fly Fishing Adventures

Full or half-day float trips offer an intimate experience in true wilderness, providing access to miles of private water where Brook, Rainbow, and Wild Brown trout as well as Smallmouth Bass dance on wild rivers. Embrace the solitude, epic scenery, big water, and wild trout eager to take a dry fly for a fly fishing experience that will last a lifetime. Our Orvis endorsed guides will be happy to recommend locations based on experience and expectations.

BIG HORSE CREEK

  • A wild, pristine Appalachian Mountain stream at 4,000 feet elevation
  • Private water
  • Full-day trophy trout excursion
  • Round-trip transportation provided: 1-hour one-way drive time
  • Perfect for beginners or seasoned anglers
  • Orvis endorsed guide
  • Orvis waders and fishing equipment provided
  • Transportation provided
  • Gourmet streamside lunch
  • Great for groups or corporate outings

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

TROPHY TROUT ADVENTURE

  • Half-day fly fishing "trophy trout" adventure
  • Round-trip transportation provided: 20-minute one-way drive time
  • Private local waters on Boone Fork Creek
  • A fishing paradise at 3,500 feet with the highest water classification in the state
  • Indoor facilities with handrails down to river
  • Perfect for beginners, seasoned, and especially younger anglers
  • Orvis endorsed guide
  • Refreshments provided
  • Orvis waders and fishing equipment provided
  • Casting instruction
  • Souvenir photos

Pricing (accommodations and gratuity not included):
One person - Half day: $275
Two people - Half day: $550
Three people - Half day: $825

WILDERNESS WALK N' WADE

  • Half-day fly fishing Brook Trout adventure
  • Includes 4x4 ride down into the Blue Ridge backcountry
  • Round-trip transportation provided: 35-minute one-way drive time
  • Private local waters on Duggar Creek, a protected habitat
  • Experienced anglers preferred
  • Orvis endorsed guide
  • Refreshments provided
  • Souvenir photos

Pricing (accommodations and gratuity not included):
One person - Half day: $250
Two people - Half day: $400
Three people - Half day: $600

Group rates available for 7+ people

Group rates available for 7+ people

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Public Fly Fishing Adventures

Our trips take you to stunning wild streams inside Pisgah National Forest and Moses Cone Memorial Park, two of North Carolina’s most beautiful national parks. With more than 3,000 miles of public trout waters available in North Carolina, we have become one of the best locations for fly fishing enthusiasts of all ages and skill levels. While public waters are open to the general public, it is highly recommended to be guided by our professional Orvis endorsed expert who will find the ideal location: where the trophy trout are plentiful and the memories unforgettable.

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  • 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 guide
  • Orvis wading and fishing equipment provided
  • Perfect for beginner or seasoned anglers
  • Round-trip transportation provided
  • Refreshments provided
  • Souvenir photos
  • 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

Group rates available for 7+ people

chetola resort at blowing rock fly fishing

 

Call 800-243-8652 or

Click Here to Request More Information >>

 

Follow Chetola 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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Zip Lining Package

Sky Valley Zip Tours
April through November

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. NEW this year is the NIGHT FLIGHT tour, available Friday and Saturday nights only between 8:30pm and 10pm. Experience the adventure in a whole new light.

Your Package Includes:

  • Value-Priced Accommodations
  • Breakfast in Chetola Lodge and Bob Timberlake Inn
  • 2 discounted Adult Zip Line Canopy Tour tickets
  • Optional Night Flight Tours and Whistle Pig Adventure also available. Night Flight tours are Friday and Saturday evenings only. Whistle Pig is for ages 9 and younger.

Zip lining tickets at a reduced rate can only be reserved with Chetola accommodations.

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

 

To book your package, call 800.243.8652


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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.

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