chetola resort adventures
wade trips
chetola resort adventures

For beginners or seasoned anglers, our Orvis endorsed guides offer expert instruction on Chetola Lake, a seven-acre lake stocked three times per year with more than 2,000 pounds of brown and rainbow trout. The lake is also home to several local species of fish including catfish and small mouth bass. Instruction is specialized to fit all proficiency levels, so you can learn brand new skills or improve upon the ones you already have.

chetola resort adventures
wade trips

Instruction includes:

  • Familiarization of Orvis equipment and tackle
  • Casting lessons
  • Fly tying
  • Gear and water education
  • Casting and catching techniques
  • River etymology


  • 2 hours - $125 per person
  • 4 hours - $250 per person
wade trips

Learn to Fly Fish

Our half-day fly fishing adventure is a great way to learn and put it to use all in the same day. A wonderful combination of our casting clinic with a public water wade trip.

Casting Clinic portion includes:

  •        Familiarization of Orvis® equipment and tackle
  •        Casting lessons
  •        Fly tying explanation
  •        Gear and water education
  •        Reeling and catching techniques
  •        River etymology

Fly Fishing Portion includes:

  • Half-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 beginners or intermediate anglers
  • A fishing license is required; can be purchased the day of the trip for $15-$45, depending on residency and fishing location

Pricing (accommodations and gratuity not included):

  • Half-Day (one guest): $300
  • Half-Day (two guests): $500
  • Half-Day (three guests): $700

CANCELLATION POLICY: For all outdoor adventures we require either a deposit of 50% trip total or full payment at the time of booking. Final Payment due two days before your trip start date and may be paid online or be collected automatically day of the trip. There is no charge for trips canceled 15 days in advance and will receive a full refund of their deposit. Trips that are canceled within our 14-day cancellation policy will forfeit the entirety of their deposits. 'No Show's' or trips canceled day-of by a guest will forfeit 100% of the trip total Our guides will be happy to accommodate our guests in various weather conditions however, we reserve the right to cancel or reschedule trips if we deem our conditions are unsafe. We do not routinely cancel trips due to rain or snow and will provide necessary fishing equipment based on weather conditions. We encourage you to dress for appropriate weather conditions, bring a raincoat and eyeglasses/sunglasses for eye protection.

Guests whose trips are canceled by Our Guides due to unsafe weather will receive their full refund.