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

Focusing on catching trout 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 are tight lined.  If you’re new to fly fishing, we can show you the ropes. Individual lessons and group classes are included in the trip, so be sure to bring friends and loved ones along for a fun day on the South Holston River or Watauga River or just bring yourself.

Do you know someone who enjoys fishing? Give them a fishing adventure 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.

What to Expect

When you book a trip with us, you’ll enjoy some of the best catch and release trout fly 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 during warm weather and layers are recommended for cooler weather.  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 trips on the Watauga River or South Holston River. Receipts are available upon request.

Guided Float Trips

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

  • One-Person, Full-Day Float Trip – $400
  • One-Person, Half-Day Float Trip – $325
  • Two-Person, Full-Day Float Trip – $475
  • Two-Person, Half-Day Float Trip – $375
  • Group, Corporate Float Trip – Call for Pricing

Other Fees

  • Deposit Fee Per Boat- $100
  • Deposits are refunded with 2 weeks or more notice of a cancellation
  • Gift Certificates – $325 to $475

Guided Wade Trips

Explore the South Holston River and Watauga River by foot.  It is another great fly fishing catch and release option to experience these two rivers.  Rates, deposits and gift certificate amounts are below for our wade trips:

  • One-Person, Full-Day Wade Trip – $400
  • One-Person, Half-Day Wade Trip – $325
  • Two-Person, Full-Day Wade Trip – $475
  • Two-Person, Half-Day Wade Trip – $375
  • Group, Corporate Wade Trip – Call for Pricing

Other Fees

  • Deposit Fee Per Guide – $100
  • Deposits are refunded with 2 weeks or more notice of a cancellation
  • Gift Certificates – $325 to $450

Fly Fishing Lessons and Classes

Still grasping the basics? Or are you simply looking to brush up your casting skills? It’s easy when you plan a fishing trip with High Country Angler. Our fly fishing trips(which include fly fishing lessons and 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.