Fishing in the Damascus, Virginia, area

Link to more information on fishing in the Damascus area.

Fishing in downtown Damascus
Fishing in downtown Damascus.


Damascus, Virginia, is one of the premier fishing areas in the country.
Within a few miles anglers have the options of lake fishing in South Holston or Watauga Lake, or trying their luck with mountain trout in the high country of Whitetop Laurel Creek, considered the best fly-fishing stream in the state.

Trails Crossing is a local outfitter which provides a personalized guide service, or just information on where to find the best fish.

Go to this link for more detailed information on regulations, steam access, etc. Also check this link to an article on the Gorp website for details including access, best lures, and best seasons.

big trout
Big fish.
   

Whitetop Laurel Creek
Fishing the upper reaches of Whitetop Laurel Creek, easily accessible from the Virginia Creeper Trail.

Link to more information on fishing in the Damascus area.