Smith River Outfitters

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We are changing our business and concentrating on full service guided fishing trips. Float fishing and wade fishing. We no longer have rental canoes or kayaks.


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Welcome to the beautiful Smith River Valley in Henry County Virginia! Come fish with us Enjoy a day on the beautiful Smith River with one of our expert guides, on the fly or spin fishing for Brown and Rainbow Trout. Our mission is simple, to share our love of the river with you and help you experience a fun and relaxing trip while learning to love our home waters as much as we do. We know that when people experience the beauty first hand they are more likely to want to protect it and protecting and preserving this resource is our number one priority. The Smith River has something for everyone from fishing, paddling, tubing or just hiking along one of the stream-side trails. Wildlife and wildflowers are the hidden gems found right in the middle of Henry County. If it's a paddle, float, fishing or solitude you seek it's all right here. Smith River Outfitters offer professional guide services for float fishing or wading on the Smith River and surrounding streams and rivers. Please explore our website for details, pricing, area info, where to stay, what to bring, and how to enjoy our area. If its just river info you need, feel free to call us with any questions. See You On The River ! FISHING Spend the day with an experienced, professional angler as they guide you down a premier trout stream offering both stocked Rainbows, Brook Trout and wild Browns. Float trips are schedule based on flow conditions and must be arraigned in advance. The Smith river has Virginia’s highest catch rate of wild Brown trout as per data from the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. The Brown trout of the Smith River are not always the biggest Browns you will catch in Virginia Rivers but you will enjoy matching wits with some of the “wilyest” trout in the state. No stocking program for browns on the Smith means you are catching 100% stream spawned fish….and they are crafty ! Enjoy a relaxing trip down the river in comfort and style while you match wits with these beautiful jewels. A variety of tactics and tackle are used. Fly fishing trips are primary but spin fishing can be accommodated as well. We practice catch and release only. Come let us float you for a full or half day enjoy the experience from the comfort of cushioned seats, casting platforms, and thigh bars on a custom designed fishing raft.



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3425 Fairystone Park Hwy
Bassett, Virginia, 24055

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