Fishing licenses may be purchased online or by phone, but wait until the day before to make sure we don’t have to change your fishing location.
North Carolina License Information
Purchase license online at NC Wildlife Resources Commission or call 1-888-248-6834
*Make sure to purchase a special trout privilege in addition to your inland fishing license
**Make sure to purchase both the inland fishing license and the trout privilege
Tennessee License Information
Purchase license online at Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency or call 1-615-532-0476
*You often need your drivers license and social security number for a TN license
**Make sure to purchase an all species license
Clothing & Equipment
Anything you forget or need to purchase can be acquired from the ORVIS Asheville store.
The coupon for $25 off purchase of $50 or more is included in your trip price.
- Bug repellant
- Shorts or quick-dry pants
- Long-sleeve, quick-dry shirt
- Rain jacket and pants
- Sweater/fleece pull-over
- Polarized Sunglasses
- Shoes that can get wet
(just a checklist for those of you bringing your own gear).
- Fly floatant
- 3X, 4X ,5X leaders
- 3X, 4X, 5X tippet
- Equipment rentals are included in trip price and can be provided if you let us know ahead of time.
- Primary rods are 4 and 5 weight rods. 3 and 6 weight rods may be brought along, but will see little use.
- Reels: reels with dependable drag systems and floating lines to match rods
- Waders: breathable chest waders for any conditions, wading sandals or wading boots with neoprene booties for wet wading in the summer.
South Asheville/Biltmore Park
131 Main – American
Tupelo Honey Cafe – Southern American
Hickory Tavern – Bar and Grill
Close Proximity to ORVIS Asheville
Hilton Asheville Biltmore Park
43 Town Square Blvd, Asheville, North Carolina, 28803, TEL: 1-828-209-2700
Hampton Inn Asheville – I-26 Biltmore Square
One Rocky Ridge Road, Asheville, North Carolina, 28806, TEL: 1-828-667-2022
Bent Creek Lodge
10 Parkway Crescent, Arden, North Carolina, 28704, TEL: 1-828-654-9040
Downtown Asheville or in Close Proximity
Renaissance Hotel Downtown Asheville
31 Woodfin Street Â· Asheville, North Carolina 28801 TEL: 1-828-252-8211
ALOFT ASHEVILLE DOWNTOWN
51 Biltmore Avenue Â· Asheville, NC 28801 Phone: (828) 232-2838
The Grove Park Inn
290 Macon Avenue, Asheville, NC 28804 Phone (800) 438-5800
A deposit of 50% is required to confirm your spot. These deposits are refundable up to 30 days before your fishing date. If you cancel within 30 days of your trip date we will refund your deposit only if we can find another customer to take your spot. If we cannot find another customer to take your spot we will keep your deposit to pay your guide. If you fail to show up for your trip you will be charged the full amount. If we have to cancel your trip due to circumstances beyond our control: dangerous weather, unfishable water, etc. we will refund your deposit or move it to another date. WE FISH IN THE RAIN. RAIN IS NOT CONSIDERED DANGEROUS WEATHER.