Orvis-Endorsed Fly-Fishing Guide in Wake Forest, NC
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Spring: Striped bass, shad, white bass, smallmouth bass, tailwater trout.
Summer: Largemouth tass, smallmouth bass, longnose gar.
Fall: Largemouth bass, tailwater trout.
Winter: Striped bass, largemouth bass, white bass, tailwater trout
- Largemouth Bass
- White Bass
- Smallmouth Bass
All of our river levels fluctuate depending on discharge from rainfall, runoff, and release schedules. We float tailwaters that generate on a release schedule coming out of the dam.
Month | Low | High | Precip.
Jan | 29.6°F | 49.8°F | 4.02in.
Feb | 31.9°F | 54.0°F | 3.47in.
Mar | 38.9°F | 62.5°F | 4.03in.
Apr | 46.4°F | 71.8°F | 2.80in.
May | 55.3°F | 78.7°F | 3.79in.
Jun | 63.8°F | 85.5°F | 3.42in.
Jul | 68.5°F | 89.1°F | 4.29in.
Aug | 67.2°F | 87.2°F | 3.78in.
Sep | 61.0°F | 81.3°F | 4.26in.
Oct | 48.2°F | 71.8°F | 3.18in.
Nov | 39.5°F | 62.4°F | 2.97in.
Dec | 32.6°F | 53.3°F | 3.04in.
Rates start from: $200. You can find all pricing information at: http://www.raleighflies.com/rates
What is Provided:
We provide all tackle (rods and reels), flies, leaders, and tippet.
We provide lunch, drinks, and snacks on full-day trips.
We provide snacks and drinks on half-day trips.
Largemouth bass: 8 wt. rod; Orvis Bass, Power Taper Fly Line.
White bass: 4 wt. rod; Power Taper, Hydros Class V Sink Tip Fly Line.
American shad: 5 or 6 wt. rod: Hydros Class V Sink Tip, Hydros HD Depth Charge Fly Line.
Trout: Nymphs and dry flies; 3 or 4 wt. rod, Hydros HD Trout, Hydros HD Easy Mend. Trout (Streamer) Fly Line; 5 or 6 wt. rod; Hydros Class V Sink Tip, Hydros HD Depth Charge Fly Line.
Striped bass: 8 or 9 wt. rod; Hydros HD Depth Charge, Power Taper Fly Line.
Wading trips with waders, studs, and wading staff in late fall, winter, and early spring.
Wet wading in late spring, summer, and early fall.
What to Bring (Additional):
- Fishing license for the area your trip is scheduled (NC, VA)
- Small pack for you extra clothes
- Water can (no plastic bottles are allowed)
- Polarized sunglasses
- Long-sleeve UPF 50 shirt in summer
- Rain jacket
- Old sneakers or wading shoes with NO CLEATS, SPIKES, OR SCREWS
- Long pants in cooler months for floats and waders for wades
- Bathing suit or quick-dry pants in late spring, summer, early fall
We practice catch and release.
We prefer customers get transportation to the trip site but we can arrange for a pickup at your hotel if necessary.
No pets allowed.
We can customize multiple-day trips with a camp and float or cabin and float option.
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