The Boone area is blessed with having hundreds of miles of trout streams within driving distance. We have plenty of public stocked fisheries right here out the back door, and we have lots of off the beaten path unpressured streams with wild native trout as well. Whether it's just cutting your teeth on a half day on the stocked streams, or blazing a trail miles into the wilderness systems of Pisgah - HCGS can offer a professional experience on the water.
2020 Local Trip Rates Two Person Half Day $275 One Person Half Day $200
3/4 Day Trips One or Two Person $375
Two Person Full Day $450 One Person Full Day $325 These trips are walking and wading excursions based within Watauga and Avery County, on our Delayed Harvest and Hatchery Supported Streams.
Wilderness System Walk/Wade 2 Person Full Day $400 1 Person Full Day $325 These trips are walking and wading excursions with an emphasis on a hike-in day trip style expedition in the Wilderness Systems outside of Boone. (Typically within an hour drive) Anglers should be prepared to have wading experience and hiking skills.
High Country Guide Service requires a non-refundable, 50% deposit to book a trip. The full value is non-refundable within 7 days of scheduled trip date. We fish rain or shine, unless the weather is deemed unsafe by the guide. In the event of dangerous weather we will reschedule for a future date.