If your definition of a vacation is a nice, calm trip on the lake with a tackle box and fishing pole, then Cherokee County definitely has what you’re looking for. With the Hiwassee River, Appalachia Lake, Cherokee Lake and Valley River, just to mention a few, in our backyard, there is an endless amount of fishing areas for you to explore. Our ample amount of natural bodies of water make our county the perfect destination for fishermen of all ages and skill levels. Whether you’re wanting to try out fly fishing for trout or take the boat out for a bass fishing trip, you can do it here!
With several trout streams, Cherokee County has become a popular place for fly fishing. You’ll find many wild trout streams and hatchery supported streams. Trout fishing season lasts from April – February, which makes it a great activity for almost any time of the year. Our lakes and rivers also create an ideal setting for a day of bass fishing. Below is a list of popular fishing areas in our area. Contact us to find out more information about fishing in Cherokee County, NC.