About Highland Outfitters

Highland Outfitters is your local full service fly shop in the heart of North Carolina’s Appalachian Mountain range.  The Blue Ridge Mountains provide excellent fishing opportunities in Linville, Boone, Blowing Rock, Banner Elk, and many other quiet rivers across Watauga, Ashe, and Avery counties.

There are too many places to fish and too little time around here.  That’s why we offer local knowledge and guided trips to accommodate all anglers, new and experienced.  Whether you are an accomplished fly fisher, or have never done it before we guarantee that you will have a ton of fun on your fishing adventure with Highland Outfitters.

We also sell a wide array of great fishing gear, tackle and all the other tools you might need before you head out to the water.  We’ve tried just about every fishing related gadget, gizmo, and gear that you can imagine.  We weed through all the gimmicks so you can purchase with confidence.

  • Local & Knowledgeable Fishing Guides

    Our guides are passionate about fishing and make it their job to know what rivers are fishing best year round, the best methods, and have extensive experience hosting fishing trips.

  • We’ve Thought of Everything

    We provide all the equipment necessary for your trip, from rods, reels. flies, boots and waders, we have you covered.  On full day wades, we also provide lunch half way through the trip, so make sure to let us know of any dietary restrictions or requests.

  • The Latest & Best Fishing Gear

    The gear options for fishing are enormous.  Take advantage of our expertise to get the best bang for your buck.  We sell the gear that we like, and can recommend it with confidence. Whether you’re a die hard Simms fan, or want to hear some feed back from anglers that have put this season’s gear to the test, the Highland Outfitters staff will have the info you need before investing into new gear.

  • Great Fishing in the High Country

    The High Country of North Carolina offers some of the best fishing, in the most beautiful locations. Shrouded in thick tree and rhododendron canopies, our local rivers stay cool to provided excellent, year round trout fishing opportunities. We guarantee you will have a great time wading through the cold Appalachian mountain streams.

Guided Fishing Adventures

We offer professionally guided fishing trips in the picturesque Blue Ridge Mountains of the High Country of North Carolina.  Whether you are new to fishing, or an old pro, we can ensure that you will a have a great time on one of our all-inclusive trips.

We’ve scouted the best fishing in Blowing Rock, Boone, Linville, Banner Elk, and all points in between.

  • All the gear you need is provided
  • We choose where to fish based on daily knowledge of where the fish are biting
  • All experience levels are accommodated
  • Local, knowledgeable guides that enjoy what they do and the rivers they fish
  • Just show up and we will handle the rest.

Call Us

(828) 733-2181

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4210 Mitchell Ave, Suite #1
Linville, NC 28646

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