Let Local Fly Fishing Guides from Johnson City, TN, Show You Around

Focusing on fishing is easy when you have a guide from High Country Angler at your side. Our licensed local fly fishing guides handle the navigation while you work on perfecting your cast. Or, if you’re new to fly fishing, we can show you the ropes. Individual lessons and group classes are available, so be sure to bring friends and loved ones along for a fun day on the South Holston or Watauga River.

Do you know someone who enjoys fishing? Give them a fishing vacation they’ll never forget. Along with guided trips, we offer gift certificates for all of our trips, making it easy to share the joy of fly fishing with people you care about.

What to Expect

When you book a trip with us, you’ll enjoy some of the best fishing to be had in Tennessee. During your trip, you’ll likely catch brown trout and rainbow trout. We recommend bringing cool, comfortable clothing in earth tones, but you can rest easy knowing we’ll provide a good deal of the equipment you need to fish.

Below, you’ll find information about the different types of guided fly fishing trips we offer. Both individual and group rates are included. Be sure to reach out to our staff with any questions you may have about our tours or rates. Receipts are available upon request.

Guided Float Trips

All of our guided trout fishing trips take place on the tailwaters of the Watauga River and South Holston River in Tennessee. Our fly fish guide service lets you fish in style on Stealthcraft boats. Rates, deposits, and gift certificate amounts are as follows:

  • One-Person, Full-Day Float Trip – $350
  • One-Person, Half-Day Float Trip – $300
  • Two-Person, Full-Day Float Trip – $425
  • Two-Person, Half-Day Float Trip – $325
  • Group, Corporate Float Trip – Call for Pricing

Other Fees

  • Deposit Fee Per Boat- $100
  • Gift Certificates – $300 to $425

Guided Wade Trips

Explore the South Holston River and Watauga River on a more personal level. Wade trips give you and your guests the chance to wade smaller streams. Choose from stocked trout streams or native wild trout streams—it’s up to you. Should you choose wild trout fishing, however, our guides will take you hiking through beautiful, secluded backwoods to get to the best fishing areas. Rates, deposits and gift certificate amounts are below for our wade trips:

  • One-Person, Full-Day Wade Trip – $325
  • One-Person, Half-Day Wade Trip – $275
  • Two-Person, Full-Day Wade Trip – $400
  • Two-Person, Half-Day Wade Trip – $300
  • Group, Corporate Wade Trip – Call for Pricing

Other Fees

  • Deposit Fee Per Guide – $100
  • Gift Certificates – $275 to $400

Fishing Classes

Still grasping the basics? Or are you simply looking to brush up your casting skills? It’s easy when you plan a fishing vacation with High Country Angler. Our fishing classes are perfect for groups as large as 40 people. Our guides provide valuable tips and demonstrations on casting, knots, rigging and more.

Contact our friendly local fly fishing guides to discuss the details of your trip and learn more about our rivers. We serve visitors from throughout the United States from our Johnson City, Tennessee location.