Davidson River Fly Fishing

The 8th most popular fly fishing river in North Carolina.

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Southwest of Asheville and northwest of Brevard, the Davidson River is a local favorite for brook trout fly fishing. The freestone Davidson River has several catch and release sections that are popular for fly casting after browns, rainbows and brookies.

The best section for fly fishing the Davidson River is near the Pisgah National Forest Fish Hatchery, located off FS475 via US276.

To reach the Public Fishing Access for fly fishing on the Davidson River from Brevard, head north on US276 for approximately 4 miles, and the U.S. Forest Service Coontree Recreation Area parking lot will be in the left.

Overall, Davidson River is the 8th most popular fly fishing river of all 19 fly fishing spots in North Carolina.


Local Contact(s):  North Carolina Wildlife (919) 707-0010; PNF (704) 877-3265; NC Tourism (800) VISIT-NC; Backcountry Outdoors (704) 884-4262; North Carolina Trout Fishing Maps, 2nd Ed. (919) 707-0393; Davidson River Outfitters (828) 877-4181.

Recommended Book:  "Fly Fishing North Carolina" from Anthony Smith

Base Camp:  NFS Davidson River CG

Luxury Loding:  Pisgah Inn (704) 235-8228

Breakfast Restaurant:  Kelly's or Huddle House, Brevard

Reference Source:  click here http://www.fs.usda.gov/nfsnc/

Article Source:   Best Davidson River Fly Fishing Review https://www.myriverguide.com/?id=19973

GPS:  35.284356, -82.791617

Date Published:  1/5/2016

Date Updated:  6/23/2016

ID:  19973

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