Highlands NC and Cashiers NC are a fly fishing mecca, offering a wide variety of rivers, lakes and falls to fish. Whether your are looking to hook a brown, rainbow or a brook trout, if you like to wade in the water and throw out your line the Highlands and Cashiers area of Western North Carolina is a beautiful and peaceful place to fish.
In the Highlands area the brook trout can be found in more isolated streams. The rainbow trout are found more often in the upper part of the Cullasaja & Chattooga Rivers. and the brown trout are typically located in the mid to lower portions of the Cullasaja & Chattooga Rivers. If you are visiting the area there are fishing and guide services that will help you get to know the area and what the fish are biting. If you love to fly fish, you will not be disappointed by Highlands NC.