Local Trout fishing can be found at:
1) Cooper Creek Trout Farm (Between Cherokee &
Bryson City) Cherokee is 20 miles away. Although you
fish from their ponds, they do not require a license.
They charge by the pound of fish you catch. (828)
2) Cherokee Indian Reservation Cherokee Trout
Fishing - Fish the streams of the Indian reservation.
Children under 12 do not require a license when with an
adult who has a fishing permit. You can get info from a
toll free number 1-800-438-1601
3) Bill's Trout Ponds This place also does not
require a license, since it has privately stocked ponds.
They charge by the pound of fish you catch. They can be
contacted at: Bill's Fish Ponds, Route 2, Box 270,
Waynesville, NC 28786, (828) 926-0501