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Wild Trout Camp

fish & Camp in pisgah national forest

Wild Trout Camp Info

Cost Per Participant: $700
(This is a 6-person maximum capacity trip)

This includes guided fly fishing (all gear necessary) for a full day with lunch as well as overnight accommodations including dinner, beverages, dessert, and breakfast the following morning. This is for one full day of fishing and then a shorter hike out on a different trail the next day returning to your own vehicle.

Book your Wild Trout Camp Trip

Pisgah National Forest Fly Fishing Camp


Worry-free fishing and camping await as you pack your bags for a camping trip, leaving them with us to handle the gear logistics. We hike in your equipment, alongside our own, allowing you to explore and fish your way to a luxurious permitted campsite.

The $700 cost per participant covers a full day of guided fly fishing with all necessary gear, including lunch, overnight accommodations with dinner, beverages, dessert, and breakfast the following morning. This unique experience accommodates a maximum of six participants.

Please Note: Booking a fishing trip requires a NON-REFUNDABLE 50% deposit. The full value is non-refundable within 7 days of the scheduled trip date, however, we will honor your deposit and reschedule for a future date if we are completely booked on your preferred date or other conflicts arise.


Escape into the heart of nature with an adventure like no other! Our overnight Wild Trout Camp is an angler’s dream come true, custom-tailored for those who love fishing and the great outdoors.

With over 15 years of outfitting expertise, we’ve melded the best of wilderness exploration and fishing to create a truly one-of-a-kind trip, so let us handle the logistics while you focus on what you love — hiking, fishing, and camping in the breathtaking wilderness of Pisgah National Forest!

What is Wild Trout Camp?

Our Wild Trout Camp is an exceptional outdoor camping and fishing experience, taking place over the span of two days. Hike and fish your way through native North Carolina blue lines and spend the night under the beautiful canopy of our High Country forest.

We have been awarded a Special Use Permit from the US Forest Service to operate our overnight Trout Camp inside Pisgah National Forest. Pisgah is home to hundreds of miles of trout streams and we have a program specifically designed for Fly Fishing for Wild Trout following a trail while hiking into our custom camp set away streamside!


Pack your bags just as you would for a camping trip and leave them with us! We will hike in your gear along with our own gear for the camp and you will be able to hike and fish your way to our luxurious permitted campsite worry-free.

Pisgah National Forest Fly Fishing Camp Program Overview

We have over 200 SQ FT of covered space tucked away in a trout dreamland!

 INCREDIBLE campfire food including a Dutch Oven dessert, along with the majestic sights and sounds of a streamside camp tucked into a laurel and rhododendron canopy. Join us for a full luxurious camp consisting of:

  • Cooker and diner tent
  • Covered space for outdoor dining and entertainment
  • 2 guest tents
  • Sleeping pads
  • Chairs
  • Hammocks
  • Lights
  • Music

All of this is hiked in and set up prior to the trip and is there for your entertainment and enjoyment!

We are the only outfitter in the region with a permit to host such trips and we pride ourselves in providing a true wilderness trout fishing experience with unparalleled camping accommodations

Campsite accommodations

5-Star Fishing Guides

Michael Lovich
Michael Lovich
David was great! He took the time to teach my wife on her first trip and provide technique changes to me at the same time. Awesome conversations, great suggestions, and excited interest in doing more. Can't say enough great things about David and our full-day wade trip!!!
CHRIS Wheeler
CHRIS Wheeler
If your looking for a good fishing Trip give High Country a try David was super professional and knowledgeable and we had a hot bite at every Hole we fished super satisfied!!!!!
Matthew Clear
Matthew Clear
Great trip with High Country Guide Service and Collin Kreis-Potgeiter. Caught many fish over the three days in Boone and Tennessee but this one was special. Thanks Collin!
Eli Tate
Eli Tate
Easy reservations and communication. Very experienced and knowledgeable team. Full service guided float trip on the Watauga was fun, educational, and we caught browns and rainbows with wet and dry flies. Worth the expense and we have used them for double digit trips!
Justin Jones
Justin Jones
Kirby exceed our greatest expectations. Had us catching fish in the 1st hour out. Lost track of how many fish we caught. It was such an amazing and memorable day. Catching the biggest fish we have every dreamed of catching. Cant wait to get out with him again.
Jonathan Pearce
Jonathan Pearce
Corey is an awesome guide! We have been several times with other guides (and other companies) and prefer Foscoe (Boone fly shop) to the rest. Super easy to contact and great trips each time we've gone. We finally took the plunge and bought some cheap rods and our guide, Corey, was gracious enough to get us setup for our solo adventures. Appreciate the help, we are hooked on fly fishing now!
Rhett J
Rhett J
Had an absolute blast whipping with these guys. Knowledgeable, friendly, and humble. Stewards of their local environment and conservation of everything we love as outdoorsman. I can’t recommend them enough.
Jan Lhotsky
Jan Lhotsky
Wonderful 2 days last week on a couple of beautiful stretches of the Watauga River with terrific guides.
Terry Frost
Terry Frost
Skye as a fly fishing guide with High Country guide service made our adventure so much fun! Skye is extremely knowledgeable of the sport and creates such an environment that makes you want to keep learning. He was very patient with us being newbies and was very encouraging in the cold and rain. Skye has given us the desire to get out there again soon! Thanks Skye!!
Travis Brown
Travis Brown
Did a half-day trip with Kirby. We went out in the snow and freezing temps for my first fly fishing trip ever and had a blast. Even caught a couple of beautiful rainbows and a large brown. He taught me about reading water, tying knots, strategy and technique and was able to pick out my bad habits to teach me a better way. I would highly recommend.

Frequently Asked Questions About Our Wild Trout Camp

What does a typical Wild Trout Camp look like?

Wild Trout Camp is a hike-in overnight trip inside Pisgah National Forest in the mountains of North Carolina. We bring all of the fishing gear necessary, along with a custom camp and gear to enjoy our evening in the wilderness. 

Your reservation includes guided fly fishing with all gear included, a full day with lunch as well as overnight accommodations including dinner, beverages, dessert, and breakfast the following morning. You will have one full day fishing and then a shorter hike out on a different trail the next day returning to your vehicle.

What gear do I need to bring?

The only things guests will need to provide for our overnight trout fishing trip are sleeping bags and pillows. Rods, reels, waders, boots, all flies, and fly fishing instruction is included along with tents, thermarests, chairs, dining accomodations, meals and beverages. 

What is your cancellation policy?

High Country Guide Service requires a NON-REFUNDABLE 50% deposit to book a trip. The full value is non-refundable within 7 days of the 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.

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