Near Wilkesboro, the Yadkin River is known for its fly fishing opportunties.
To reach the Public Fishing Access for fly fishing on the Yadkin River from Lenoir, take US Hwy. 321 North approx. 5.8 miles. Turn right onto NC hwy. 268 headed East. Travel approx. 1 mile and turn right to stay on Hwy. 268, parking area is immediately on the right.
Overall, Yadkin River is the 3rd most popular fly fishing river of all 19 fly fishing spots in North Carolina.