For trout trips, anglers must have a North Carolina fresh water fishing license and trout stamp. For Smallmouth Bass excursions, anglers must have a North Carolina fresh water fishing license. 10 day non-resident licenses are avaliable. These can be obtained at your local sporting goods store, Wal-Mart, and other locations or on-line @ NCWRC.org
For Cherokee Trophy Trout Catch & Release Fly Fishing Only Water, anglers must have a valid Cherokee Indian Reservation Enterprise Waters Fishing Permit ($7.00) and the additional Special Use Permit ($20.00) associated with Cherokee Trophy Trout Catch and Release Fly Fishing Only Waters..
The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians' Fisheries & Wildlife Management program will be opening the new designated Trophy Trout Catch & Release Fly Fishing Only! Fishery on October 18th, 2008.
2.2 miles of the Oconaluftee and Raven Fork Rivers.
Cherokee North Carolina's Fly Fishing Trophy Waters.
Cherokee North Carolina's Fly Fishing Only Trophy Trout Waters
Smoky Mountain Trout and Smallmouth bass License Info
Cherokee Trophy Trout Catch & Release Fly Fishing Only Water
Cherokee Tribal license can be purchased on the reservation in Cherokee North Carolina. Special permit is needed for the Trophy Trout Fly Fishing Only Waters
Where to purchase Cherokee North Carolina's Fly Fishing Only Trophy Trout Waters license
Nantahala Fly Fishing Company and Smoky Mountains Fly Fishing School provide complete fly fishing packages including fly fishing schools, lessons and private instruction. Nantahala Fly Fishing Co. offers guided fly fishing packages in the town of Robbinsville, Andrews, Murphy, Bryson City, Franklin, Highlands, Cashiers, Cherokee Waynesville, Fontana Village NC. Smoky Mountains Fly Fishing School provides fly fishing packages, lessons and clinics in Graham, Swain, Macon, Jackson, Clay and Cherokee County in western North Carolina.