Some of the best Virginia fly fishing is offered on the beautiful private waters of the Cascades Stream. Our Orvis-trained guides are available for fly fishing lessons or guiding services. Licenses, equipment rental and stream use permits and fishing gear are available at Allegheny Activities located on the shop corridor. Two-hour to full-day packages include stream permit, all rental equipment, and guide service. Advanced reservations for equipment, guide services and lessons are recommended by calling Allegheny Activities at 540-839-7760. Available year-round, weather permitting.
Anglers will experience a renowned trout fishery while floating through some of the areas most scenic landscape. Catch and release only and fly-fishing is preferred.
Float Fishing is a unique form of fly-fishing that allows two anglers along with a guide to experience several miles of beautiful river without having to hike and wade all day. Fishing is mostly for trout on the lower Jackson River below Lake Moomaw. Anglers should plan for a full day of fishing and fun. Lunch is included. This activity is seasonal and available starting late spring when the water levels on the river begin to drop. Virginia trout stamp and fishing license required. (6 hours)
Advanced reservations are required. To book a trip, call Allegheny Activities at 540-839-7760.
A River Runs Through Virginia: Fishing Instruction By Orvis
Countless readers and movie-goers have been introduced to the pleasures of fly fishing by “A River Runs Through It.” Now, you can test your angling skills first-hand on a Virginia river with a fly fishing lesson at The Homestead. Skilled Orvis-endorsed guides will provide you with a one-hour clinic of fly casting techniques. Experience the feel of an Orvis rod in your hand as you learn to land a fly on the spot of your choice. Who could blame you for never wanting to leave the natural beauty of Virginia and our fishing school? Let experienced Orvis-endorsed guides take you through a one-hour clinic of fly-casting techniques.
• One-hour lessons
• Available year round, weather permitting
• Dry land clinic