Roanoke River – City – Wasena

Stream Category: Category A – stocked 8 times between October 1 and May 31. Type of Stream: Freestone River Stocked Trout: Rainbow and Brook Other Species of Note: Smallmouth Bass, Largemouth Bass, Sunfish, and Carp Gear: Dry Flies: Adams, Midges, Caddis, and Terrestrials Nymphs: Pheasant Tails, Hares Ear, Prince Nymphs, Zebras, Caddis Pupae, Grub Worms,…

Roanoke River – Salem – Delayed Harvest

Stream Category: Delayed Harvest From October 1 through May 31, fishing on the following waters is permitted under the following regulations only: 1 Only artificial lures may be used. 2 No trout may be in possession (catch and release only) while fishing these waters. 3 No bait may be in possession while fishing these waters….

Roanoke River – Salem

Stream Category: Category A – stocked 8 times between October 1 and May 31. Stocked Trout: Rainbow and Brook Wild Trout: Rainbow, Brook, and Brown ( Although there are holdovers from previous DGIF stockings, wild trout, especially brown trout, can be seen throughout the entire Roanoke River.) Other Species of Note: Smallmouth Bass, Largemouth Bass,…

Roanoke River – Green Hill Park

Stream Category: Delayed Harvest From October 1 through May 31, fishing on the following waters is permitted under the following regulations only: 1 Only artificial lures may be used. 2 No trout may be in possession (catch and release only) while fishing these waters. 3 No bait may be in possession while fishing these waters….

Roaring Run

Stream Category: B  and Special Regulation Water Wild Trout: Brook, Brown, and Rainbow Trout Gear: · Dry Flies: Adams, BWO, Terrestrials, Stimulators, Royal Wulff, and Caddis · Nymphs : Pheasant Tail, Hares Ear, Copper John, Prince, Zebra Midge, and Soft Hackles · Streamers: Wooly Bugger · Rod: 7’ · Waders: Chest · Net: No ·…

Barbours Creek

Stream Category: B (NSF) Wild Trout: South Prong of Barbours Creek holds native Brook Gear: · Dry Flies: Adams, BWO, Terrestrials, Stimulators, Royal Wulff, and Caddis · Nymphs : Pheasant Tail, Hares Ear, Copper John, Prince, Zebra Midge, and Soft Hackles · Streamers: Wooly Bugger · Rod: 7’ to 9’ · Waders: Chest · Net:…

Potts Creek

Stream Category: A Wild Fish: Rainbow, Brown, Smallmouth Bass, and Bluegill Gear: Dry Flies: Pheasant Tail, Sulfur, Adams, Royal Wullf, Green Drake, Terrestrials, and Attractors Nymphs : Pheasant Tail, Hares Ear, Soft Hackles, Prince, Zebra, Green Drake, and Tellico Streamers: Wooly Buggers, Muddler Minnow,  and Leech Patterns Rod: 7’-9’ Waders: Yes Net: Yes Polarized fishing sunglasses Casting: Roll,…

Toms Creek

Stream Category: B Gear: Dry Flies: BWO, Adams, Pheasant Tail, Attractors, and Terrestrials (Hoppers) Nymphs : Zebra, Pheasant Tail, Prince, Hares Ear, Blood Worms and Soft Hackles Streamers: Minnow Patterns, Wooly Buggers, and Leach Patterns Rod: 7’-10’ Waders: Yes Net: Yes Polarized fishing sunglasses Casting: Back, Side, and Roll About: Toms Creek is an interesting freestone stream…

Poverty Creek

Stream Category: C (JFN) Gear: Dry Flies: BWO, Adams, Pheasant Tail, and Attractors Nymphs : Zebra, Pheasant Tail, Callibaetis, Prince, Hares Ear, and Soft Hackles Rod: 7’ Waders: Chaps or Hip Net: Yes Polarized fishing sunglasses Casting: Back, Side, and Roll About: If this stream would hold a good and constant water level year round it would…

Pandapas Pond

Stream Category: A Wild Fish: Bass, Bluegill, Crappie, Chain Pickerel, Carp, Brook, and Rainbow Trout Gear: Dry Flies: Damsel, Midges, Adams, BWOs, Stimulators, Pheasant Tail, Caddis, Terrestrials, and Poppers (for Bass) Nymphs : Damsel, Chironomid, Pheasant Tail, Prince, Hares Ear, Zebra, and Blood Worms Streamers: Wooly Bugger, Minnow, and Leech Patterns Rod: 9’-10’, Spey Waders: Yes Net:…

Craig Creek

Stream Category: B Wild Trout: Brook Gear: · Dry Flies: Adams, BWO, Caddis, Stimulators, Royal Wullf, and Terrestrials (Hoppers for the Fall) · Nymphs : Zebra Midge, Pheasant Tail, Hares Ear, Prince, and Soft Hackles · Streamers: Wooly Buggers · Rod: 7’-9’ · Waders: Hip · Net: Yes · Polarized fishing sunglasses Casting: Back Casting…

Wolf Creek

Stream Category: A Native Fish: Brook, Smallmouth Bass, Rock Bass, Carp, and Bluegill Gear: · Dry Flies: Adams, BWO, Terrestrials (Hoppers), Stimulators, and Caddis · Nymphs : Pheasant Tail, Hares Ear, Prince, Zebra Midge, and Zug Bugs · Streamers: Wooly Bugger, Muddler Minnow, and Leech Patterns · Rod: 9’ or larger · Waders: Chest ·…