Fishing in Brevard and Transylvania County
If fishing is your pleasure then Brevard is your treasure!
Our corner of North Carolina is truly a fisherman’s paradise. Whether you’re a novice or an expert, Brevard offers the experience of a lifetime. Trout love it here and you’ll love catching them here. Our winters are mild allowing the trout to spawn almost like salmon. Fish between 16 and 20 inches are commonplace in the Davidson River. Need help getting started both Headwaters Outfitters and Davidson River Outfitters offer guided fishing, as well as classes, learn from the best and catch your fish today. For details please check out there websites:
-NOVICE level – East Fork of the French Broad River, Little River and North Mills River
-INTERMEDIATE level – North Fork of the French Broad River, South Mills River (days hike into the gorge from Pink Beds)
-EXPERT level – Main Davidson River between Looking Glass Creek and Avery Creek
Smallmouth Bass and Muskie
Fish for Smallmouth Bass and Muskie along the French Broad River in the Brevard area.
Fish for wild fish all summer long in Looking Glass Creek and Courthouse Creek. Fall fishing on the Davidson River provides lots of fun catch and release opportunities.
Stocked Public Lakes
The following stocked lakes are all within 20 minutes of Brevard.
- Cascade Lake and Cedar Lake are near DuPont State Forest
- Pontown near the Arboretum
- Tannassee and Wolf Lakes (just outside the county)