Fishing is one of the activities that brings many members to Trout Unlimited and provides a backdrop to most of our conservation, education, and outreach activities. Whether you’re just getting into trout fishing, are new to the area, joining TU will help you learn and understand what’s special about fishing our great mountain trout streams.

When it gets too hot for chasing trout there is a great alternative–smallmouth bass. Western North Carolina has some great smallie streams and Kevin Howell of Davidson River Outfitters in Pisgah Forest is an expert on how to catch them. Take a look at the following video for some of his tips on how to catch them.