A Charlotte native that was raised just across the river, in Mount Holly, Morgan earned a B.S. The streamer and nymph bite was good all winter and as spring approaches the fishing should do nothing but get better. He moved to the Charlotte area in 2008 to pursue a career in the whitewater industry. Check us out … Continue reading →, It has been a while since we have posted a fishing update on the site. Appalachian Fly Guides. Fly Fishing in the western Virginia mountains 540.962.6487, Escatawba Map – printer friendly (Adobe .pdf). All of the fish I caught were in the 40cm+ range. has made for one of the most memorable fishing days ever. Zach Norton, an AmeriCorps Member is serving as our new Fish Guide Coordinator. We focus most of our pictures and reports on Facebook these days. Matt McGraw. 1 lb. Mostly because we have been fishing our tails off over here. Skip to content. Trout are rising. Dean Lyons. Great people. Based on 10 reviews. courteous and knowledgeable. By listing to the needs of our fishing community and developing customized programs to meet those needs, Zach will create a pilot program that will provide critical information and support for all types of fishing enthusiasts. Posts about Catawba River Fly Fishing written by Ryan. With over 15 miles of trout water and very little public access float fishing is your best bet. The browns are fat and willing to … Continue reading →, Folks the Catawba Tailrace below lake James is still giving up the goods! Best trout fishing in the state. In this role, Zach is developing a new program for Catawba Riverkeeper called FISH GUIDE. The fishing was steady throughout the day with some nicer holdover fish in the mix. Morgan is serving as Education Coordinator.We’re also pleased to introduce Greg Nance, our new Watershed Protection Specialist. 5.0. He attended the University of North Georgia in Dahlonega, GA where he earned a Bachelors of Science in Middle Grades Education in 2012. She has worked throughout New England as an Environmental Educator with the nonprofit Nature’s Classroom. As an AmeriCorps Member, Zach serves as our Fish Guide Coordinator. (function(d, s, id) { North Fork Catawba River is a stream located just 3.4 miles from Marion, in McDowell County, in the state of North Carolina, United States, near Hankins, NC. In this role, Morgan refines and advances our environmental education programming for people of all ages to learn more about the Catawba River Basin and the ecosystems it encompasses. fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); 6515 Dunlap Creek Rd., Covington, Va 24426 Great fishing and super nice owners! As Watershed Protection Specialist, Greg is responsible for coordinating the Catawba Riverkeeper’s popular clean-up, trash removal, and litter mitigation programs. When he is not working Greg enjoys spending time with his wife and son in the outdoors and planning his next big adventure. This is the state's only Special Regulation Trout Stream, anglers are allowed to… The Catawba Tailrace below lake James continues to fish well on and off generation! }(document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk')); This message is only visible to admins:Unable to display Facebook posts, 2020 © ESCATAWBA FARMS 540.962.6487 Sep, 16, 2017 - Catawba River (Catawba River Park) Compare this to big guy below to appreciate his size....and RIP whopper plopper...broke the rudder on this catch . Following college, Zach served as a middle school science teacher in North Georgia for six years. If you are not following us over there your missing out! Zach loves the water for all of its recreational opportunities, but none more than fly fishing. Guided Catawba River Float Trips with Appalachian Fly Guides, Appalachian Fly Guides private water report January 2013, Catawba River Tailrace Report Winter 2013/14, Catawba River Tailwater Fishing Report 2-18-12. We are boating consistent numbers of 8-12 fish every trip with fish in the 14-18 range here and there. 00:17 19 Oct 18. The Catawba River tailrace below Lake James is about an hour from Charlotte and is an incredible brown trout fishery. Great water. The... Barr's are always welcoming and the fishing is second to none. if (d.getElementById(id)) return; 04:15 30 Dec 18. Catawba Riverkeeper is thrilled to welcome three new members to our team. Escatawba Farms is the best of the best when it comes to fly fishing. Zach loves the water for all of its recreational opportunities, but none more than fly fishing. As an AmeriCorps Member, Morgan serves as our Education Coordinator.