Near Traphill, the East Prong Roaring River is known for its fly fishing opportunties.
To reach the Public Fishing Access for fly fishing on the East Prong Roaring River from US77, take U. S. 21 north toward Sparta. Go approximately 5-6 miles and turn left on SR 1002 (Traphill Road). Go 5 miles to SR 1784 (John P. Frank Highway) and take it into Stone Mountain State Park.
Overall, East Prong Roaring River is the 13th most popular fly fishing river of all 19 fly fishing spots in North Carolina.