The Catawba Falls trail will close on May 2, 2022, and remain closed until spring of 2023. The popular Old Fort area trail will be closed for 9-12 months to ensure the safety of the public and construction crews building retaining walls, boardwalks, staircases, and overlooks. Click the "Play" icon to find alternative waterfall and hiking trails.

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Trout and Fly Fishing Regulations

Our region of the Pisgah National Forest hosts a variety of trout streams. Click on the links below to read more about regulations, to find streams, and to download the various types of streams available.

Public mountain trout streams have seven designations. Download those designations and become familiar with their symbols.

Check out our two fishing guide services. They're seasoned professionals offering personal service and will answer all of your questions related to fly fishing in our region.

Stop by our office, address is below, to pick up trout stream maps, regulations, and more. It's all FREE!

NC Wildlife Trout Regulations

Trout Stream Designations and Symbols