A nice trout that fell for a well placed streamer.
With over 2,500 miles of public trout streams in Virginia, it’s no wonder angler choose the Albemarle Angler as their go to guide service. We offer guide trips on our most productive local public waters. Additionally, if you would like to have a guide help you refine your skills and understanding of a particular stream we would be more than happy to do so. With decades of experience exploring and fly fishing in Virginia our guides will be sure you come away from your day with some new tips, tricks and knowledge on how to make your time on the water more successful.
No previous fly fishing experience is necessary. All of the guides at the Albemarle Angler are not only outstanding guides but, patient, expert instructors as well. There is no such thing as a dumb question. Please, do not hesitate to ask questions and have your guide give you examples. Your guide is a wealth of knowledge for everything from knots, fly selection, reading the water, approaching the water/fish, different casting techniques, locations, best times of year to fish for different species. If a question comes to mind, just ask we are happy and eager to share our knowledge with you.
The diversity of Virginia’s trout fishery is what truly makes it a flyfisherman’s paradise. With everything from tailwaters holding large stream-born brown trout, large freestone rivers with plenty of room for casting to eager rainbows and brookies, spring creeks, and steep gradient brook trout stream coming off the Blue Ridge Mountains. Virginia has something to quench every anglers thirst.
Even with so much public water in Virginia, anglers really enjoy adding one of our private rivers to their guided trout trips. Please, visit our private water listings to see options that are available.
Half days starting at $250.00
Full days starting at $350.00
All trout trips require each angler to have a valid Virginia freshwater fishing license. Depending on where your trip will take place a trout stamp and forest permit may also be needed. Please, be sure to check with your guide before your trip to ensure you have the correct permits. You can find any permits you may need by following the link and scrolling down to, fishing license.
One of our favorite guided fly fishing trips! If you haven’t done a smallmouth float trip you need to try it! Smallmouth bass are unbelievably strong fighters and aggressive feeders.
Meet Virginia’s biggest, baddest, most exciting fish to catch on the fly.
The musky. Even thought they have been swimming in many Virginia rivers and lakes for over five decades, they have gone unnoticed by many until recently.
Barracks Road Center
1129 Emmet Street #26
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Mon - Fri 10:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm