Orvis-Endorsed Fly-Fishing Guide in Bristol, TN
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Sample of Typical Itinerary
A full day trip usually meets early at Mountain Sports Ltd. From there we head to the river and float until lunch. A riverside lunch is followed by a high water float during generation to end the day and head back to Mountain Sports Ltd.
A half day trip also meets at Mountain Sports Ltd and heads to the river for four hours of fishing. The time will vary per trip and is usually scheduled around the best fishing conditions.
Species You Fish for by Season
Trout – year round
Small mouth – April through October
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Is there an airport nearby?
A. Yes, Tri-Cities Regional Airport (KTRI) is the closest airport.
Q. When is the best time to fish?
A. Anytime, we are so fortunate to have excellent fishing twelve months a year. We have strong hatches year round with an emphasis on the Summer Sulphur hatch.
Q. I'm new to fly fishing, is that okay?
A. YES! A guided fly fishing trip is an excellent way to start out.
Q. Do I need a license? If so, where can I buy it?
A. Yes, you will need a valid fishing license for Tennessee or Virginia depending on where we plan to fish. For Tennessee an All Species license will be required and can be purchased online through the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency' s website (https://www.tn.gov/twra). For Virginia a Freshwater Fishing license is necessary and can be purchased online through Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (https://gooutdoorsvirginia.com).
What Should Customers Bring?
Hat, polarized sunglasses, fishing license, and rain jacket. If you prefer to bring your own tackle, by all means please do so!
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