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Fishing & Shooting Sport Guides

Escatawba Farms
Escatawba Farms is a carefully manicured, well-maintained fly fishing haven with an abundance of heavy rainbow brook and brown trout.

  • 540.962.6487
  • Located on Dunlap Creek (map it)

Confluence Outfitters
Based in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains are some of the best smallmouth fishing waters in the world. Confluence Outfitters is a fishing guide service that boasts over 15 years of experience fishing these waters.  We offer guided fishing for smallmouth bass and Muskie on the James and Maury Rivers.

  • 434.941.9550

Dead Drift Outfitters
Dead Drift offers wade trips to local stocked and wild trout waters, trophy trout waters (contact for special pricing and locations) as well as float trips on the good ol’ James River. They also have beautiful cabin and river house availability on some of the trophy trout streams. If you’re not sure where to start on the whole fly fishing thing, they offer lessons as well. Want to learn how to tie some tried and true Appalachian flies? Got ya covered.

Summit Springs Shooting Sports
Fully automated 100 or 50 bird sporting clays course, 5-stand, I-Trap, modified bunker trap & upland angles, 25 yard graveled pistol range, .22 smallbore rifle range, clubhouse with shooter’s lounge, pro shop, and education center, corporate functions, private parties (birthday, bachelor, bachelorette, etc.).

  • (540) 365-3119 or (540) 353-8580
  • Located in Ferrum (map it)

James River Outdoor Co.
James River Outdoor Co. operates on the scenic James River between Lexington and Roanoke, VA. We offer professionally guided float trips on nearly 60 miles of the Upper James River in Botetourt and Rockbridge counties for both smallmouth and musky. In addition, we offer private, waterfront cabin rentals.

  • 540.921.7438

Tangent Outfitters
Tangent Outfitters offers custom half-day, full-day, and overnight fishing trips on the New and James Rivers aboard their outfitted rafts or drift boats.

  • 540.626.4567
  • Located in Pembroke (map it)

New River Outdoor Company
New River Outdoor Company provides guided fishing trips for both spin and fly anglers. They are equipped with fully outfitted self-bailing rafts with fishing frames.

  • 540.921.7438
  • Located in Pembroke (map it)

Potts Creek Outfitters
Potts Creek Outfitters offers sportsmen private hunting and fishing packages on hundreds of acres of private land and stocked streams. Fly fishing gear for rent.

  • 540.897.5555
  • Located in Paint Bank (map it)

On The Water
Located in Floyd, VA, On The Water offers guided kayak fishing trips on the Little River.

  • 540.838.1877
  • Located in Floyd, VA (map it)

Big Pine Trout Farm
Big Pine Trout Farm is nestled in the mountains of Craig County, just 25 miles northwest of Roanoke. The stream is stocked with beautiful rainbow trout.  Daily stream rental is $500 for up to 7 anglers.  See separate listing under cabin accommodations and plan to stay in our beautiful farmhouse.  RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.

  • 540.580.3822 or 877.277.TROUT
  • Located in New Castle

Greasy Creek Outfitters
Greasy Creek Outfitters is a family owned fishing guide service that serves the New River Valley in Virginia. We specialize in New River float trips fishing for Smallmouth Bass, Walley, Muskie and land-locked Striper.

  • 540.577.6538
  • New River
  • Located in Riner, VA

New River Fly Fish
New River Fly Fishing (the only guide service in the New River Valley specializing exclusively in fly fishing trips) is run by veteran fishing guide Mike Smith, a widely held authority on fly fishing the New River for smallmouth bass.

  • 540.789.7811
  • New River, Claytor Lake, private trout streams, and the Bahamas

Appalachian Waters
Let guide/owner Dale Byer take you on a fantastic fishing and whitewater experience - float fishing at its best.

  • 540.392.9633
  • James, Jackson, New, and South Holson Rivers.

Rock On Striped Bass Charters
Your source for freshwater sportfishing in Virginia and North Carolina. Guided float trips for smallmouth,walleye,and musky. Experience the best of what the river has to offer.

  • 540.354.9424


Captain Danny Dudley
Danny is a full-time striper guide on Smith Mountain Lake. All fishing gear is provided. Captain Danny can accommodate up to 6 people on his boat (all ages welcome). All fish are filleted and packaged at the end of every trip.

Rock On Striped Bass Charters
Professional guide on Smith Mountain Lake. Light tackle, fly fishing, and hardcore fishing with world-class service.

Pullin Drag
Captain Wendell Dudley is the only Striper Guide on Smith Mountain Lake that Guarantees that you will catch Striped Bass!!! Or the Fishing trip is FREE!

Sport Fishing Expedition w/ PointRunner
Welcome to the most sought after SportFishing Guide on Smith Mountain Lake. Captain Travis is a full-time professional fishing guide and he is also the lead instructor and owner of the Blackwater School of Sportfishing that specializes in the pursuit of the big game striped bass.  Captain Travis is a US Coast Guard Certified Charter Boat Captain, member of the Smith Mountain Lake Striper Club, as well as the (N.S.B.A) National Striped Bass Association. “Grab the Rod, Set the Hook…and Hold on! Welcome to the Big Leagues of Freshwater SportFishing.

  •  540.836.0145

Spike's Prime Time Fishin'
We are full time resident guides since 1988. We are U.S. Coast Guard Licensed. Two completely equipped 22ft. deck boats make up our fleet and accommodate parties of up to 6 each, using live bait and artificial lure techniques. All equipment is provided, along with pictures of the day's catch, and your fish filleted and packaged.

  • 540.297.5611

Captain Bert's Fishin Charters
Captain Bert's Fishin' Charters offers a full guide service that takes you fishing for the "Ultimate" Striped Bass on beautiful Smith Mountain Lake, Va. nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The lake reigns as Virginia's top freshwater Striped Bass fishery and holds a lake record of 49.4 lbs. for the Striped Bass. Capt. Daniel Berthiaume holds a U.S. Coast Guard License and is fully insured. Customers will fish off a 22 ft. deck boat that accommodates parties up to six.

  • 540.721.5788

Kenny's Striper Guide Service
Kenny fishes the professional Gold Cup tournament trail with the NSBA (National Striped Bass Association). Kenny and his team "Team Polar," for the past two years have stayed in the top five with this tournament trail. Team Polar won the National Striped Bass Association's Team of the Year 2006 award. Let Kenny help you land a striper.

  • 540.493.9541

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