Maps displaying publicly accessible trout fishing opportunities in western North Carolina.
This section provides information from the North Carolina Inland Fishing, Hunting and Trapping Regulations Digest regarding fishing in Public Mountain Trout Waters.
Click on the sign gallery icon below for information on the seven trout streams classifications and larger images of each sign.
Find detailed information about N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s stockings of brook, brown, and rainbow trout.
Three trout species call North Carolina’s mountain waters home. Click on the fish icons below to find out more about each species.
A guiding document for trout management in North Carolina.
A study on the economic impacts of trout fishing opportunities provided and managed by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission.
Trout fishing partnership opportunities for communities in western North Carolina with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission.
This section provides information on the Mountain Heritage Trout Waters Program, including locations and license information.
Information for anglers and landowners regarding Public Mountain Trout Waters on private lands.
Learn more about aquatic nuisance species and how to prevent their spread through basic gear care procedures.