ORVIS Summer Fly Fishing 301 Dates and Equipment List

ORVIS Greenville's Fishing Manager Mark White displays a great Rainbow Trout from the Watauga River



6/26, 7/24, 7/31, 8/14


Trip Layout

Each angler receives a ½ day guided float trip, plus a ½ day unguided wade fishing excursion accompanied by ORVIS Fishing Manger or Brown Trout representative. Lunch and Drinks included.

8:00 Meet on the Watauga River, location TBD

8:30-12:00 Fish

12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:30-4:30 Fish


$150 per angler

Not Included

Lodging, TN fishing license, fishing equipment(waders required), and transportation are not included.  Call for lodging suggestions in close proximity to the Watauga. If you would like to stay in Asheville www.browntroutflyfishing.com has a full list of recommended places to stay. Travel from Asheville to the Watauga River takes 1 hour and 10 minutes. Payment must be made in full at the time of booking and is non-refundable.  Call Brown Hobson at Brown Trout Fly Fishing to book your trip. 803-431-9437

Suggested Flies and Terminal Tackle are

Rainbow Warrior size 18-20

Flash Back Pheasant Tail size 16-20

Size 12 Girdle Bug

Zebra Midges 18-22

Squirmy Worm

Size 14 Elk Hair Caddis

Size 16 Parachute Adams

Size 18 Tailwater Sow Bug


9′ 4x leader

4,5,6 x tippet

Yarn Strike Indicators or small thingamabobbers

Split Shot Assortment

Fly Floatant both gel and powder




boots – boots with studs can’t be worn in boats but are great in the river.  Felt is fine both places.  If yo have studs have soem kind of alternate footwear for the boat.


TN Fishing Licenses needed are 3-Day All Species