Fly-Fishing School

Polish your fly-fishing skills with expert guidance from our professional instructors. Biltmore is an Orvis-Endorsed Fly-Fishing School. Call us for details and reservations.

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Kids’ Fishing

Kids can enjoy fishing in the lagoon area with a fishing instructor using conventional spinning or bait casting rods and tackle. All fishing equipment is provided.

This activity is unavailable during winter. To participate in this activity, guest must have a daytime ticket, a Biltmore Annual Pass, or a stay at one of the estate’s splendid overnight properties.

Cost

$125 per person; up to two kids per instructor. No fishing license required.

Hours

Daily

Phone

828-225-1425

Location

Antler Hill Village

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Two-Hour Intro to Fly-Fishing

Learn the skill of casting a fly rod in this dry casting lesson. You’ll have the opportunity to fish from a drift boat on the Lagoon or an estate lake toward the end of the lesson. Fly-Fishing instruction includes the basic philosophy behind the sport, basic equipment, essentials of casting, and flies and basic knots. Instruction takes place at the Lagoon.

To participate in this activity, guest must have a daytime ticket, a Biltmore Annual Pass, or a stay at one of the estate’s splendid overnight properties. Minimum age is 12 years. This activity is unavailable during winter.

Cost

$125 per person; up to two people per instructor

Hours

Daily at 9 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m.

Phone

800-411-3812

Location

Antler Hill Village

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Half-Day Fly-Fishing Lesson

Learn the basics of fly-fishing and casting, including equipment, fly presentation, landing the fish, fly selection, and knots from our expert guides, and then practice your new skills from a drift boat in the Lagoon or an estate lake.

To participate in this activity, guest must have a daytime ticket, a Biltmore Annual Pass, or a stay at one of the estate’s splendid overnight properties. This activity is unavailable during winter.

Cost

$225 per person; up to two people per instructor

Hours

Daily at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Phone

828-225-1425

Location

Antler Hill Village

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Fly-Fishing Wade Trip

Experience an exciting guided full-day wade trip fishing for wild or stocked trout in one of our local streams or rivers. Lunch from an estate restaurant is included. Fly-fishing experience is required for this adventure. All equipment (and lunch) provided.

Experienced fly-fishing anglers only. NC fishing license required. To participate in this activity, guest must have a daytime ticket, a Biltmore Annual Pass, or a stay at one of the estate’s splendid overnight properties.

Cost

$500 per person; up to two people

Hours

Daily at 9 a.m.

Phone

828-225-1425

Location

Antler Hill Village

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