Smith River Fly Fishing

The 3rd most popular fly fishing river in Virginia.

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Near Martinsville, the Smith River offers excellent tailwater for brown trout below Philpott Dam. There is 15 miles of tailwater which is a perfect year round fishery supporting the brown trout, as well as rainbow and brook trout.

Overall, Smith River is the 3rd most popular fly fishing river of all 13 fly fishing spots in Virginia.


Local Contact(s):  Virginia Game Commission (804) 367-1000; Virginia Tourism (800) 847-4882; Jeffrey Wilkins Fly Fishing (336) 644-7775 .

Recommended Book:  "Flyfishers Guide To Virginia" from David Hart

Best Season:  Any

Reference Source:  click here

Article Source:   Best Smith River Fly Fishing Review

GPS:  36.780675, -80.024672

Date Published:  12/25/2015

Date Updated:  8/20/2016

ID:  19996

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