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 CountyClassificationStream NameRegulatory Classification Applies To
Alleghany Delayed Harvest Trout Waters Little RiverS.R. 1133 bridge to 275 yards downstream of the intersection of S.R. 1128 and S.R. 1129 [marked by a sign on each bank]
Alleghany Hatchery Supported Trout Waters (Big) Glade Creekentire stream
Alleghany Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Big Pine Creekentire stream
Alleghany Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Bledsoe Creekentire stream
Alleghany Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Brush CreekNC 21 bridge to confluence with Little River, except where posted against trespassing
Alleghany Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Cranberry Creekentire stream
Alleghany Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Little River275 yards downstream of the intersection of S.R. 1128 and S.R. 1129 [marked by a sign on each bank] to McCann Dam
Alleghany Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Meadow Forkentire stream
Alleghany Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Pine Swamp Creekentire stream
Alleghany Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Piney Forkentire stream
Alleghany Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Prathers Creekentire stream
Alleghany Wild Trout Waters Big Sandy Creekportion on Stone Mountain State Park
Alleghany Wild Trout Waters Stone Mountain Creekportion on Stone Mountain State Park
Ashe Catch and Release / Artificial Lures Only (CRALO) Trout Waters Big Horse Creekportion from Virginia state line to Mud Creek at S.R. 1363, excluding tributaries
Ashe Delayed Harvest Trout Waters Big Horse CreekS.R. 1324 Bridge to North Fork New River
Ashe Delayed Harvest Trout Waters Helton CreekVirginia state line to New River
Ashe Delayed Harvest Trout Waters South Fork New Riverupstream end of Todd Island to the S.R. 1351 bridge
Ashe Delayed Harvest Trout Waters Trout Lakeentire impoundment
Ashe Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Beaver CreekN.C. 221 to South Fork New River
Ashe Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Big Horse CreekMud Creek at S.R. 1363 to S.R. 1324 bridge
Ashe Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Big Laurel CreekS.R. 1315 bridge to confluence with North Fork New River
Ashe Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Buffalo CreekS.R. 1133 bridge to N.C. 194-88 bridge
Ashe Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Cranberry CreekAlleghany Co. line to South Fork New River
Ashe Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Nathans Creekentire stream
Ashe Hatchery Supported Trout Waters North Fork New RiverWatauga Co. line to Sharp Dam
Ashe Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Old Fields CreekN.C. 221 to South Fork New River
Ashe Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Peak Creekheadwaters to Trout Lake, except Blue Ridge Parkway waters
Ashe Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Roan Creekentire stream
Ashe Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Three Top Creekentire stream
Ashe Wild Trout Waters waters on Pond Mountain Game Landwaters on Pond Mountain Game Land, Ashe County, are classified as Wild Trout Waters unless otherwise noted
Ashe Wild Trout Waters waters on Three Top Mountain Game Landwaters on Three Top Mountain Game Land, Ashe County, are classified as Wild Trout Waters unless otherwise noted
Avery Catch and Release / Artificial Flies Only (CRAFO) Trout Waters Elk Riverportion of Elk River on Lees-McRae College property, excluding the millpond
Avery Catch and Release / Artificial Flies Only (CRAFO) Trout Waters Lost Cove Creekgame land portion of Lost Cove Creek, including tributaries (excluding Gragg Prong and Rockhouse Creek)
Avery Catch and Release / Artificial Lures Only (CRALO) Trout Waters Wilson Creekgame land portion of Wilson Creek, including tributaries
Avery Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Boyde Coffey Lakeentire impoundment
Avery Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Buckeye Creek Reservoirentire impoundment
Avery Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Elk RiverS.R. 1305 crossing immediately upstream of Big Falls to the Tennessee state line
Avery Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Linville RiverLand Harbor line [below dam] to the Blue Ridge Parkway boundary line
Avery Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Milltimber Creekentire stream
Avery Hatchery Supported Trout Waters North Toe RiverWatauga St. to Roby Shoemaker Wetlands and Family Recreational Park, except where posted against trespassing
Avery Hatchery Supported Trout Waters North Toe RiverS.R. 1164 to Mitchell Co. line, except where posted against trespassing
Avery Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Squirrel Creekentire stream
Avery Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Wildcat Lakeentire stream
Avery Wild Trout Waters Birchfield Creekentire stream
Avery Wild Trout Waters Cow Camp Creekentire stream
Avery Wild Trout Waters Cranberry Creekheadwaters to U.S. 19E/N.C. 194 bridge
Avery Wild Trout Waters Gragg Prongentire stream
Avery Wild Trout Waters Horse Creekentire stream
Avery Wild Trout Waters Kentucky Creekentire stream
Avery Wild Trout Waters North Harper Creekentire stream
Avery Wild Trout Waters Plumtree Creekentire stream
Avery Wild Trout Waters Roaring Creekentire stream
Avery Wild Trout Waters Rockhouse Creekentire stream
Avery Wild Trout Waters Shawneehaw Creekportion adjacent to Banner Elk Greenway
Avery Wild Trout Waters South Harper Creekentire stream
Avery Wild Trout Waters waters on Pisgah National Forest Game Landwaters on Pisgah National Forest Game Land, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Haywood, Henderson, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Transylvania and Yancey counties, are classified as Wild Trout Waters unless otherwise noted
Avery Wild Trout Waters Webb Prongentire stream
Buncombe Catch and Release / Artificial Lures Only (CRALO) Trout Waters Carter Creekgame land portion of Carter Creek, including tributaries
Buncombe Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Bent Creekheadwaters to N.C. Arboretum boundary line
Buncombe Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Cane Creekheadwaters to S.R. 3138 bridge
Buncombe Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Corner Rock CreekLittle Andy Creek to confluence with Walker Branch
Buncombe Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Dillingham CreekCorner Rock Creek to Ivy Creek
Buncombe Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Ivy CreekDillingham Creek to U.S. 19-23 bridge
Buncombe Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Lake Powhatanentire impoundment
Buncombe Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Reems CreekSugar Camp Fork to U.S. 19-23 bridge, except where posted against trespassing
Buncombe Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Rich Branchdownstream from the confluence with Rocky Branch
Buncombe Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Stony Creekentire stream
Buncombe Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Swannanoa RiverS.R. 2702 bridge near Ridgecrest to Wood Avenue bridge [intersection of N.C. 81 and U.S. 74A in Asheville], except where posted against trespassing
Buncombe Wild Trout Waters waters on Pisgah National Forest Game Landwaters on Pisgah National Forest Game Land, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Haywood, Henderson, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Transylvania and Yancey counties, are classified as Wild Trout Waters unless otherwise noted
Burke Catch and Release / Artificial Lures Only (CRALO) Trout Waters Henry Forkportion of Henry Fork on South Mountains State Park, including tributaries
Burke Delayed Harvest Trout Waters Jacob ForkShinny Creek to lower South Mountains State Park boundary
Burke Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Carroll Creekportion on game lands above S.R. 1405
Burke Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Henry Forklower South Mountains State Park line downstream to S.R. 1919 at Ivy Creek
Burke Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Linville RiverPortion within Linville Gorge Wilderness Area (LGWA) and portion below Lake James power-house from upstream bridge on S.R. 1223 to Muddy Creek. There is no closed season within LGWA.
Burke Special Regulation Trout Waters Catawba RiverMuddy Creek to City of Morganton water intake dam
Burke Wild Trout Waters Nettle Branchgame land portion
Burke Wild Trout Waters waters located on South Mountains State Park all waters located on South Mountains State Park except Clear Creek Reservoir, the main stream of Jacob Fork between the mouth of Shinny Creek and the lower park boundary, and Henry Fork and its tributaries
Burke Wild Trout Waters waters on Pisgah National Forest Game Landwaters on Pisgah National Forest Game Land, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Haywood, Henderson, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Transylvania and Yancey counties, are classified as Wild Trout Waters unless otherwise noted
Burke Wild Trout Waters waters on South Mountains State Parkwaters on South Mountains State Park, Burke County, are classified as Wild Trout Waters unless otherwise noted
Caldwell Delayed Harvest Trout Waters Wilson Creekgame land portion below Lost Cove Creek to Phillips Branch
Caldwell Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Boone Fork Pondentire stream
Caldwell Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Buffalo Creekmouth of Joes Creek to McCloud Branch
Caldwell Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Joes Creekfirst falls upstream of S.R. 1574 to confluence with Buffalo Creek
Caldwell Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Wilson CreekPhillips Branch to Brown Mountain Beach Dam, except where posted against trespassing
Caldwell Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Yadkin RiverHappy Valley Ruritan Community Park to S.R. 1515
Caldwell Wild Trout Waters Buffalo CreekWatauga Co. line to Long Ridge Branch including tributaries on game lands
Caldwell Wild Trout Waters Joes CreekWatauga Co. line to first falls upstream of the end of S.R. 1574
Caldwell Wild Trout Waters Rockhouse Creekentire stream
Caldwell Wild Trout Waters waters on Pisgah National Forest Game Landwaters on Pisgah National Forest Game Land, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Haywood, Henderson, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Transylvania and Yancey counties, are classified as Wild Trout Waters unless otherwise noted
Cherokee Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Davis Creekconfluence of Bald and Dockery creeks to Hanging Dog Creek
Cherokee Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Hyatt CreekBig Dam Branch to Valley River
Cherokee Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Junaluska CreekAshturn Creek to Valley River
Cherokee Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Shuler CreekJoe Brown Hwy. [S.R. 1325] bridge to Tennessee line
Cherokee Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Valley RiverS.R. 1359 to U.S. 19 business bridge in Murphy
Cherokee Wild Trout / Natural Bait Waters Bald Creekgame land portion of Bald Creek, including tributaries
Cherokee Wild Trout / Natural Bait Waters Dockery Creekgame land portion of Dockery Creek, including tributaries
Cherokee Wild Trout / Natural Bait Waters North Shoal Creekgame land portion of North Shoal Creek, including tributaries
Cherokee Wild Trout Waters waters on Nantahala National Forest Game Landwaters on Nantahala National Forest Game Land, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Jackson, Macon, Swain and Transylvania counties, are classified as Wild Trout Waters unless otherwise noted
Clay Delayed Harvest Trout Waters Fires CreekUSFS Road 340A to the foot bridge in the USFS Fires Creek Picnic Area
Clay Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Buck Creekgame land portion downstream of U.S. 64 bridge
Clay Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Fires Creekfoot bridge in the USFS Fires Creek Picnic Area to S.R. 1300
Clay Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Tusquitee CreekCompass Creek to lower S.R. 1300 bridge
Clay Wild Trout Waters waters on Nantahala National Forest Game Landwaters on Nantahala National Forest Game Land, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Jackson, Macon, Swain and Transylvania counties, are classified as Wild Trout Waters unless otherwise noted
Cleveland Wild Trout Waters waters on South Mountain Game Landwaters on South Mountain Game Land, Cleveland and Rutherford counties, are classified as Wild Trout Waters unless otherwise noted
Graham Delayed Harvest Trout Waters (Big) Snowbird CreekUSFS footbridge at the old railroad junction to USFS Road 2579
Graham Hatchery Supported Trout Waters (Big) Snowbird CreekUSFS Road 2579 to S.R. 1127 bridge
Graham Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Calderwood ReservoirCheoah Dam to Tennessee state line
Graham Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Cheoah Reservoirentire impoundment
Graham Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Panther Creekconfluence of Stand Creek and Rock Creek to Lake Fontana
Graham Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Santeetlah CreekJohns Branch to Lake Santeetlah
Graham Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Stecoah Creekupper game land boundary to Lake Fontana
Graham Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Stecoah Creekupper game land boundary to Lake Fontana
Graham Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Tulula CreekS.R. 1201 to lower bridge on S.R. 1275
Graham Hatchery Supported Trout Waters West Buffalo Creekentire stream
Graham Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Yellow CreekLake Santeetlah Hydropower Pipeline to Cheoah River
Graham Wild Trout / Natural Bait Waters Deep Creekentire portion of Deep Creek, including tributaries
Graham Wild Trout / Natural Bait Waters Franks Creekentire portion of Franks Creek, including tributaries
Graham Wild Trout / Natural Bait Waters Long Creekgame land portion of Long Creek, including tributaries
Graham Wild Trout Waters Little Buffalo Creekentire stream
Graham Wild Trout Waters South Fork Squally Creekentire stream
Graham Wild Trout Waters Squally Creekentire stream
Graham Wild Trout Waters waters on Nantahala National Forest Game Landwaters on Nantahala National Forest Game Land, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Jackson, Macon, Swain and Transylvania counties, are classified as Wild Trout Waters unless otherwise noted
Haywood Delayed Harvest Trout Waters West Fork Pigeon RiverQueen Creek to the first game land boundary upstream of Lake Logan
Haywood Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Cold Springs CreekFall Branch to Pigeon River
Haywood Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Jonathan Creekupstream S.R. 1302 bridge to Pigeon River, except where posted against trespassing
Haywood Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Pigeon RiverStamey Cove Branch to upstream U.S. 19-23 bridge
Haywood Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Richland CreekRuss Avenue [U.S. 276] bridge to U.S. 19 bridge
Haywood Hatchery Supported Trout Waters West Fork Pigeon RiverTom Creek to Queen Creek, including portions on game lands, except Middle Prong
Haywood Wild Trout / Natural Bait Waters Hemphill Creekentire portion of Hemphill Creek, including tributaries
Haywood Wild Trout Waters waters on Cold Mountain Game Landwaters on Cold Mountain Game Land, Haywood County, are classified as Wild Trout Waters unless otherwise noted
Haywood Wild Trout Waters waters on Pisgah National Forest Game Landwaters on Pisgah National Forest Game Land, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Haywood, Henderson, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Transylvania and Yancey counties, are classified as Wild Trout Waters unless otherwise noted
Henderson Delayed Harvest Trout Waters North Fork Mills RiverHendersonville watershed dam to the lower game land boundary
Henderson Hatchery Supported Trout Waters (Big) Hungry RiverSR 1885 to Green River
Henderson Hatchery Supported Trout Waters (Rocky) Broad Riverend of S.R. 1611 to Rutherford Co. line
Henderson Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Cane Creekrailroad bridge upstream of S.R. 1551 bridge to U.S. 25 bridge
Henderson Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Clear CreekLaurel Fork to S.R. 1582
Henderson Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Green RiverLake Summit powerhouse to game lands boundary
Henderson Wild Trout Waters Green RiverI-26 bridge to Henderson/Polk Co. line
Henderson Wild Trout Waters waters on Dupont State Forest Game Landwaters on Dupont State Forest Game Land, Henderson and Transylvania counties, are classified as Wild Trout Waters unless otherwise noted
Henderson Wild Trout Waters waters on Green River Game Landwaters on Green River Game Land, Henderson and Polk counties, are classified as Wild Trout Waters unless otherwise noted
Henderson Wild Trout Waters waters on Pisgah National Forest Game Landwaters on Pisgah National Forest Game Land, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Haywood, Henderson, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Transylvania and Yancey counties, are classified as Wild Trout Waters unless otherwise noted
Jackson Catch and Release / Artificial Lures Only (CRALO) Trout Waters Flat Creekentire portion of Flat Creek, including tributaries
Jackson Catch and Release / Artificial Lures Only (CRALO) Trout Waters Tuckasegee Riverentire portion of Tuckasegee River above the Clark property, including tributaries
Jackson Delayed Harvest Trout Waters Tuckasegee Riverdownstream N.C. 107 bridge to the falls located 275 yards upstream of the U.S. 23-441 bridge [marked by a sign on each bank]
Jackson Delayed Harvest Trout Waters Tuckasegee RiverU.S. 19 bridge to Slope Street bridge
Jackson Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Balsam Lakeentire impoundment
Jackson Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Bear Creek Lakeentire impoundment
Jackson Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Cedar Cliff Lakeentire impoundment
Jackson Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Cullowhee CreekTilley Creek to Tuckasegee River
Jackson Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Dark Ridge CreekJones Creek to Scott Creek
Jackson Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Greens CreekGreens Creek Baptist Church on S.R. 1370 to Savannah Creek
Jackson Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Savannah CreekShell Branch to Cagle Branch
Jackson Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Scott CreekDark Ridge Creek to Tuckasegee River, except where posted against trespassing
Jackson Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Tanasee Creek Lakeentire impoundment
Jackson Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Tuckasegee RiverJohn Brown Branch to the downstream N.C. 107 bridge
Jackson Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Tuckasegee Riverfalls located 275 yards upstream of U.S. 23-441 bridge [marked by a sign on each bank] to S.R. 1534 bridge at Wilmot
Jackson Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Wolf Creek Lakeentire impoundment
Jackson Wild Trout / Natural Bait Waters Buff Creekentire portion of Buff Creek, including tributaries
Jackson Wild Trout / Natural Bait Waters Chattooga Riverportion of Chattooga River from S.R. 1100 bridge to South Carolina state line, including tributaries
Jackson Wild Trout / Natural Bait Waters Lower Fowler Creekgame land portion of Lower Fowler Creek, including tributaries
Jackson Wild Trout / Natural Bait Waters Scotsman Creekgame land portion of Scotsman Creek, including tributaries
Jackson Wild Trout Waters North Fork Scott Creekentire stream
Jackson Wild Trout Waters Tanasee Creekentire stream
Jackson Wild Trout Waters waters on Nantahala National Forest Game Landwaters on Nantahala National Forest Game Land, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Jackson, Macon, Swain and Transylvania counties, are classified as Wild Trout Waters unless otherwise noted
Jackson Wild Trout Waters Whitewater Riverdownstream from Silver Run Creek to South Carolina state line
Jackson Wild Trout Waters Wolf Creekexcept Balsam Lake and Wolf Creek Lake
Macon Delayed Harvest Trout Waters Nantahala RiverWhiteoak Creek to Nantahala hydropower discharge canal
Macon Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Burningtown CreekLeft Prong to Little Tennessee River
Macon Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Cartoogechaye Creekdownstream U.S. 64 bridge to Little Tennessee River
Macon Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Cliffside Lakeentire impoundment
Macon Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Cullasaja RiverSequoyah Dam to U.S. 64 bridge near junction of S.R. 1672
Macon Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Nantahala RiverDicks Creek to Whiteoak Creek
Macon Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Nantahala RiverNantahala hydropower discharge canal to Swain County line
Macon Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Queens Creek Lakeentire impoundment
Macon Wild Trout / Natural Bait Waters Chattooga Riverportion of Chattooga River from S.R. 1100 bridge to South Carolina state line, including tributaries
Macon Wild Trout / Natural Bait Waters Jarrett Creekgame land portion of Jarrett Creek, including tributaries
Macon Wild Trout / Natural Bait Waters Kimsey Creekentire portion of Kimsey Creek, including tributaries
Macon Wild Trout / Natural Bait Waters Overflow Creekgame land portion of Overflow Creek, including tributaries
Macon Wild Trout / Natural Bait Waters Park Creekentire portion of Park Creek, including tributaries
Macon Wild Trout / Natural Bait Waters Tellico Creekgame land portion of Tellico Creek, including tributaries
Macon Wild Trout / Natural Bait Waters Turtle Pond Creekgame land portion of Turtle Pond Creek, including tributaries
Macon Wild Trout Waters waters on Nantahala National Forest Game Landwaters on Nantahala National Forest Game Land, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Jackson, Macon, Swain and Transylvania counties, are classified as Wild Trout Waters unless otherwise noted
Madison Delayed Harvest Trout Waters Big Laurel CreekN.C. 208 bridge to the U.S. 25-70 bridge
Madison Delayed Harvest Trout Waters Shelton Laurel CreekN.C. 208 bridge at Belva to the confluence with Big Laurel Creek
Madison Delayed Harvest Trout Waters Spring CreekN.C. 209 bridge at Hot Springs city limits to iron bridge at end of Andrews Avenue
Madison Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Big Laurel CreekMars Hill watershed boundary to the S.R. 1318 [Big Laurel Road] bridge downstream of Bearpen Branch
Madison Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Big Pine CreekS.R. 1151 bridge to French Broad River
Madison Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Little Ivy Creekconfluence of Middle Fork and Paint Fork at Beech Glen to confluence with Ivy Creek at Forks of Ivy
Madison Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Max Patch Pondentire impoundment
Madison Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Meadow Fork CreekS.R. 1165 to Spring Creek
Madison Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Puncheon ForkHampton Creek to Big Laurel Creek
Madison Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Roaring ForkFall Branch to Meadow Fork
Madison Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Shelton Laurel Creekconfluence of Big Creek and Mill Creek to N.C. 208 bridge at Belva
Madison Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Shut-in Creekentire stream
Madison Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Spillcorn Creekentire stream
Madison Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Spring Creekjunction of N.C. 209 and N.C. 63 to U.S. Forest Service Road 223
Madison Hatchery Supported Trout Waters West Fork Shut-In Creeklower game lands boundary to confluence with East Fork Shut-in Creek
Madison Wild Trout / Natural Bait Waters Big Creekportion of Big Creek from headwaters to the lower game land boundary, including tributaries
Madison Wild Trout Waters waters on Pisgah National Forest Game Landwaters on Pisgah National Forest Game Land, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Haywood, Henderson, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Transylvania and Yancey counties, are classified as Wild Trout Waters unless otherwise noted
McDowell Catch and Release / Artificial Lures Only (CRALO) Trout Waters Newberry Creekgame land portion of Newberry Creek, including tributaries
McDowell Delayed Harvest Trout Waters Catawba Riverportion adjacent to Marion Greenway
McDowell Delayed Harvest Trout Waters Curtis Creekgame land portion downstream of the U.S. Forest Service boundary at Deep Branch
McDowell Delayed Harvest Trout Waters Mill CreekU.S. 70 bridge to I-40 bridge
McDowell Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Armstrong CreekCato Holler lower line downstream to Greenlee upper line
McDowell Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Catawba RiverCatawba Falls Campground to Old Fort Recreation Park
McDowell Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Little Buck Creekgame land portion
McDowell Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Mill Creekupper railroad bridge to U.S. 70 bridge, except where posted against trespassing
McDowell Hatchery Supported Trout Waters North Fork Catawba Riverheadwaters to North Cove School at S.R. 1569 bridge
McDowell Wild Trout Waters waters on Pisgah National Forest Game Landwaters on Pisgah National Forest Game Land, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Haywood, Henderson, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Transylvania and Yancey counties, are classified as Wild Trout Waters unless otherwise noted
Mitchell Delayed Harvest Trout Waters Cane CreekN.C. 226 bridge to S.R. 1189 bridge
Mitchell Delayed Harvest Trout Waters North Toe RiverU.S. 19E bridge to N.C. 226 bridge
Mitchell Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Big Rock Creekheadwaters to N.C. 226 bridge at S.R. 1307 intersection
Mitchell Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Cane CreekS.R. 1219 to N.C. 226 bridge
Mitchell Hatchery Supported Trout Waters East Fork Grassy Creekentire stream
Mitchell Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Grassy CreekEast Fork Grassy Creek to mouth
Mitchell Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Little Rock CreekGreen Creek bridge to Big Rock Creek, except where posted against trespassing
Mitchell Hatchery Supported Trout Waters North Toe RiverAvery Co. line to S.R. 1121 bridge
Mitchell Hatchery Supported Trout Waters North Toe RiverS.R. 1164 to Mitchell Co. line, except where posted against trespassing
Mitchell Wild Trout Waters Green Creekheadwaters to Green Creek bridge, except where posted against trespassing
Mitchell Wild Trout Waters Little Rock Creekabove Green Creek, including all tributaries, except where posted against trespassing
Mitchell Wild Trout Waters waters on Pisgah National Forest Game Landwaters on Pisgah National Forest Game Land, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Haywood, Henderson, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Transylvania and Yancey counties, are classified as Wild Trout Waters unless otherwise noted
Mitchell Wild Trout Waters Wiles Creekgame land boundary to mouth
Polk Delayed Harvest Trout Waters Green RiverFishtop Falls Access Area to the confluence with Cove Creek
Polk Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Green RiverMouth of Cove Creek to the natural gas pipeline crossing
Polk Hatchery Supported Trout Waters North Pacolet RiverJoels Creek to N.C. 108 bridge
Polk Wild Trout Waters Green RiverHenderson/Polk Co. line to Fishtop Falls Access Area
Polk Wild Trout Waters waters on Green River Game Landwaters on Green River Game Land, Henderson and Polk counties, are classified as Wild Trout Waters unless otherwise noted
Rutherford Hatchery Supported Trout Waters (Rocky) Broad RiverHenderon Co. line to U.S. 64/74 bridge, except where posted against trespassing
Rutherford Wild Trout Waters waters on South Mountain Game Landwaters on South Mountain Game Land, Cleveland and Rutherford counties, are classified as Wild Trout Waters unless otherwise noted
Stokes Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Dan RiverVirginia state line downstream to a point 200 yards below the end of S.R. 1421
Surry Delayed Harvest Trout Waters Ararat Riverportion adjacent to Ararat River Greenway
Surry Delayed Harvest Trout Waters Mitchell River0.6 mile upstream of the end of S.R. 1333 to the S.R. 1330 bridge below Kapps Mill Dam
Surry Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Ararat RiverS.R. 1727 bridge downstream to the N.C. 103 bridge
Surry Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Big Elkin Creekdam 440 yards upstream of NC 268 bridge to a point 265 yards downstream of NC 268 as marked by a sign on each bank
Surry Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Fisher River (Cooper Creek)Virginia State line to Interstate 77 bridge
Surry Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Little Fisher RiverVirginia state line to N.C. 89 bridge
Surry Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Lovills CreekU.S. 52 Business bridge to Ararat River
Surry Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Pauls CreekVirginia state line to 0.3 miles below S.R. 1625 bridge
Swain Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Alarka Creekgame lands boundary to mouth
Swain Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Connelly CreekCamp Branch to Tuckasegee River
Swain Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Deep CreekGreat Smoky Mountains National Park boundary line to Tuckasegee River
Swain Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Nantahala RiverMacon Co. line to existing Fontana Lake water level
Swain Wild Trout Waters waters on Nantahala National Forest Game Landwaters on Nantahala National Forest Game Land, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Jackson, Macon, Swain and Transylvania counties, are classified as Wild Trout Waters unless otherwise noted
Transylvania Catch and Release / Artificial Flies Only (CRAFO) Trout Waters Davidson Riverportion of Davidson River from headwaters to Avery Creek, including tributaries (excluding Avery Creek, Looking Glass Creek and Grogan Creek)
Transylvania Delayed Harvest Trout Waters East Fork French Broad RiverGlady Fork to French Broad River
Transylvania Delayed Harvest Trout Waters Little Riverconfluence of Lake Dense to 100 yards downstream of Hooker Falls
Transylvania Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Davidson RiverAvery Creek to lower U.S. Forest Service boundary line
Transylvania Hatchery Supported Trout Waters French Broad Riverconfluence of North Fork French Broad River and West Fork French Broad River to the Island ford Rd. [S.R. 1110] Access Area
Transylvania Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Middle Fork French Broad Riverupstream U.S. 178 bridge to French Broad River
Transylvania Hatchery Supported Trout Waters West Fork French Broad RiverCamp Cove Branch to confluence with North Fork French Broad
Transylvania Wild Trout / Natural Bait Waters North Fork French Broad Rivergame land portion of North Fork French Broad River downstream of S.R. 1326, including tributaries
Transylvania Wild Trout / Natural Bait Waters Thompson Riverportion of Thompson River from S.R. 1152 to South Carolina state line (except where posted against trespassing), including portions of tributaries on game lands
Transylvania Wild Trout Waters waters on Dupont State Forest Game Landwaters on Dupont State Forest Game Land, Henderson and Transylvania counties, are classified as Wild Trout Waters unless otherwise noted
Transylvania Wild Trout Waters waters on Gorges State Parkwaters on Gorges State Park, Transylvania County, are classified as Wild Trout Waters unless otherwise noted
Transylvania Wild Trout Waters waters on Nantahala National Forest Game Landwaters on Nantahala National Forest Game Land, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Jackson, Macon, Swain and Transylvania counties, are classified as Wild Trout Waters unless otherwise noted
Transylvania Wild Trout Waters waters on Pisgah National Forest Game Landwaters on Pisgah National Forest Game Land, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Haywood, Henderson, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Transylvania and Yancey counties, are classified as Wild Trout Waters unless otherwise noted
Transylvania Wild Trout Waters waters on Toxaway Game Landwaters on Toxaway Game Land, Transylvania County, are classified as Wild Trout Waters unless otherwise noted
Transylvania Wild Trout Waters Whitewater Riverdownstream from Silver Run Creek to South Carolina state line
Watauga Catch and Release / Artificial Lures Only (CRALO) Trout Waters Dugger Creekportion of Dugger Creek on Blue Ridge Mountain Club, including tributaries
Watauga Catch and Release / Artificial Lures Only (CRALO) Trout Waters Laurel Creekportion of Laurel Creek on Blue Ridge Mountain Club and Powder Horn Mountain Development, including tributaries
Watauga Catch and Release / Artificial Lures Only (CRALO) Trout Waters Pond Creekportion of Pond Creek from headwaters to Locust Ridge Road bridge, excluding the pond adjacent to Coffee Lake
Watauga Delayed Harvest Trout Waters Lake Coffeyentire impoundment
Watauga Delayed Harvest Trout Waters South Fork New Riverupstream end of Todd Island to the S.R. 1351 bridge
Watauga Delayed Harvest Trout Waters Watauga RiverSR 1114 bridge to NC 194 bridge at Valle Crucis and SR 1103 bridge to confluence with Laurel Creek
Watauga Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Beaverdam Creekconfluence of Beaverdam Creek and Little Beaverdam Creek to an unnamed tributary adjacent to the intersection of S.R. 1201 and S.R. 1203
Watauga Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Beech Creekentire stream
Watauga Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Buckeye CreekBuckeye Creek Reservoir dam to Grassy Gap Creek
Watauga Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Buckeye Creek Reservoirentire impoundment
Watauga Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Cove CreekS.R. 1233 bridge at Zionville to S.R. 1233 bridge at Amantha
Watauga Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Dutch Creeksecond bridge on S.R. 1134 to mouth
Watauga Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Elk CreekS.R. 1510 bridge at Triplett to Wilkes Co. line, except where posted against trespassing
Watauga Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Laurel CreekS.R. 1123 bridge at S.R. 1157 intersection to Watauga River
Watauga Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Meat Camp CreekS.R. 1340 bridge at S.R. 1384 intersection to N.C. 194
Watauga Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Middle Fork New RiverLake Chetola dam to South Fork New River
Watauga Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Norris Fork Creekentire stream
Watauga Hatchery Supported Trout Waters South Fork New Rivercanoe launch 70 yards upstream of U.S. 421 bridge to lower boundary of Brookshire Park
Watauga Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Stony ForkS.R. 1500 bridge at S.R. 1505 intersection to Wilkes County line
Watauga Wild Trout Waters Dutch Creekheadwaters to second bridge on S.R. 1134
Watauga Wild Trout Waters Howard Creekentire stream
Watauga Wild Trout Waters Maine Branchheadwaters to North Fork New River
Watauga Wild Trout Waters North Fork New Riverfrom confluence with Maine and Mine branches to Ashe Co. line
Watauga Wild Trout Waters Watauga RiverAvery Co. line to S.R. 1580 bridge
Watauga Wild Trout Waters waters on Pisgah National Forest Game Landwaters on Pisgah National Forest Game Land, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Haywood, Henderson, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Transylvania and Yancey counties, are classified as Wild Trout Waters unless otherwise noted
Watauga Wild Trout Waters Winkler Creeklower bridge on S.R. 1549 to confluence with South Fork New River
Wilkes Catch and Release / Artificial Lures Only (CRALO) Trout Waters Dugger Creekportion of Dugger Creek on Blue Ridge Mountain Club, including tributaries
Wilkes Catch and Release / Artificial Lures Only (CRALO) Trout Waters Harris Creekportion of Harris Creek on Stone Mountain State Park, including tributaries
Wilkes Delayed Harvest Trout Waters East Prong Roaring RiverBullhead Creek downstream to Stone Mountain State Park lower boundary
Wilkes Delayed Harvest Trout Waters Elk CreekWatauga Co. line to lower boundary of Blue Ridge Mountain Club
Wilkes Delayed Harvest Trout Waters Elk Creekportion on Leatherwood Mountains Development
Wilkes Delayed Harvest Trout Waters Reddies RiverTown of North Wilksboro water intake dam to confluence with Yadkin River
Wilkes Delayed Harvest Trout Waters Stone Mountain Creekfrom falls at Alleghany Co. line to confluence with East Prong Roaring River and Bullhead Creek
Wilkes Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Bell Branch Pondentire impoundment
Wilkes Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Boundary Line Pondentire impoundment
Wilkes Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Cub Creek0.5 miles upstream of S.R. 2460 bridge to S.R. 1001 bridge
Wilkes Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Darnell CreekNorth Prong Reddies River, downsteam ford on S.R. 1569 to confluence with North Fork Reddies River
Wilkes Hatchery Supported Trout Waters East Prong Roaring RiverStone Mountain State Park lower boundary to S.R. 1002 bridge
Wilkes Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Fall CreekS.R. 1300 bridge to confluence South Prong Lewis Fork
Wilkes Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Middle Fork Reddies RiverClear Prong, headwaters to bridge on S.R. 1580
Wilkes Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Middle Prong Roaring Riverheadwaters to second bridge on S.R. 1736
Wilkes Hatchery Supported Trout Waters North Fork Reddies RiverVannoy Creek, headwaters to Union School Bridge on S.R. 1559
Wilkes Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Pike Creekentire stream
Wilkes Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Pike Creek Pondentire impoundment
Wilkes Hatchery Supported Trout Waters South Fork Reddies RiverS.R. 1355 bridge to confluence with Middle Fork Reddies River
Wilkes Hatchery Supported Trout Waters South Prong Lewis ForkFall Creek to S.R. 115 bridge
Wilkes Wild Trout Waters Big Sandy Creekportion on Stone Mountain State Park
Wilkes Wild Trout Waters Garden Creekportion on Stone Mountain State Park
Wilkes Wild Trout Waters waters on Thurmond Chatham Game Landwaters on Thurmond Chatham Game Land, Wilkes County, are classified as Wild Trout Waters unless otherwise noted
Wilkes Wild Trout Waters Widow Creekportion on Stone Mountain State Park
Yancey Catch and Release / Artificial Flies Only (CRAFO) Trout Waters South Toe Riverportion of South Toe River from headwaters to Upper Creek, including tributaries
Yancey Catch and Release / Artificial Flies Only (CRAFO) Trout Waters Upper Creekportion of Upper Creek from headwaters to South Toe River, including tributaries
Yancey Delayed Harvest Trout Waters Cane RiverBlackberry Ridge Road to downstream boundary of Cane River County Park
Yancey Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Bald Mountain Creekentire stream, except where posted against trespassing
Yancey Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Cane RiverBee Branch [S.R. 1110] to Bowlens Creek
Yancey Hatchery Supported Trout Waters Price Creekjunction of S.R. 1120 and S.R. 1121 to Indian Creek
Yancey Hatchery Supported Trout Waters South Toe RiverClear Creek to lower boundary line of Yancey Co. recreation park, except where posted against trespassing
Yancey Wild Trout Waters Cattail Creekbridge at Mountain Farm Community Road to N.C. 197 bridge
Yancey Wild Trout Waters Lickskillet Creekentire stream
Yancey Wild Trout Waters Middle Creekgame land boundary to mouth
Yancey Wild Trout Waters waters on Pisgah National Forest Game Landwaters on Pisgah National Forest Game Land, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Haywood, Henderson, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Transylvania and Yancey counties, are classified as Wild Trout Waters unless otherwise noted