Advanced daytime and Candlelight Christmas Evenings tickets are no longer available for Biltmore House visits on Saturday, December 10. If your travel plans are flexible, please select another date.

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.

800-411-3812

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Two-Hour Intro to Fly-Fishing

Spend two hours learning the basics of casting and then fish from a drift boat in the lagoon if time allows. All equipment provided. Minimum age is 12 years.

Cost: $125 for one person per instructor


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 fish from a drift boat in the lagoon. All equipment provided. Minimum age is 12 years.

Cost: $225 per person for four-hour instructions per instructor


Two-Hour Kids’ Fishing

Have the children enjoy spin fishing at our lake or lagoon. Ages 7 to 11 (must be accompanied by parent or guardian).

Cost: $125 per person. Maximum two kids per instructor. No fishing license required.


Guided Fly-Fishing Adventures

Two-day advanced reservation required. Choose from a guided half-day adventure fly-fishing on our lake or lagoon from a drift boat, a guided half-day adventure float trip on the French Broad River for Smallmouth Bass, or exciting full-day guided wade trip fishing for trout in one of our local streams or rivers (fly-fishing experience required for half and full day adventures). All equipment provided. Minimum age is 12 years. Minimum 2 day advanced booking is required.

Fly-Fishing Drift Boat Trip

Fly-fish on one of Biltmore’s picturesque lakes in a drift boat oared by one of our expert instructors for bass and pan fish.
Price: $350 for up to 2 guests, 4 hour trip
Time: 9:00 a.m. or 1:00 p.m.
Experienced fly-fishing anglers only; NC fishing license required on French Broad River

Fly-Fishing Drift Boat River Trip

Fly-fishing trip on the French Broad River in a drift boat oared by one of our expert instructors for small mouth bass and pan fish.
Price: $350 for up to 2 guests, 4 hour trip
Time: 9:00 a.m. or 1:00 p.m.
Experienced fly-fishing anglers only; NC fishing license required on French Broad River

Wade Trips

Enjoy a guided wade trip on local rivers stocked with trout. Lunch from an estate restaurant provided.
Price: $350 for up to 2 guests, 6-8 hour trip (includes transportation time)
Time: 9:00 a.m. unless specified otherwise by the guest
Experienced fly-fishing anglers only; NC fishing license w/ trout stamp required

 
 
 
 

*Prices are in addition to estate admission and subject to change. Plus applicable tax.


Biltmore Annual Pass - 10% Discount on Tours & Activities*

Behind-the-Scenes Guided Tours
Includes Upstairs – Downstairs Tour, Rooftop Tour, Legacy of the Land, Guided House Tour, and Premium House Tour**

Specialty Wine Experiences
Includes Red Wine & Chocolate, Biltmore Bubbles, and Vine to Wine Tours***

Outdoor Activities
Includes Fly-Fishing School, Land Rover Experience Driving School, Land Rover Kids Course, Sporting Clays School, Biking, Carriage Rides, Guided Horseback Trail Rides, Segway Tours, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, and River Float Trips*

Call the Passholder Priority Line at 800-413-9787 for reservations and more details.

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*Discounts apply to one Passholder and one accompanying guest. Advance reservations are required for guided tours, wine experiences, and outdoor activities as space is limited. Valid Annual Pass must be presented at the time of your tour. Biltmore reserves the right to cancel any tour or activity if certain requirements are not met or due to inclement weather. Discounts are not valid on Saturdays and Christmas Day through New Year's Day. Biltmore Annual Passes are nontransferable and nonrefundable.

**Audio Guide to Biltmore House not included in discount.

***Guests are required to be at least 21 years old to participate in wine experiences.



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