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Harrisonburg VA
Fly fishing trips

From lessons on famed Mossy Creek to brook trout in the forests, we do it all fishing throughout Rockingham County and beyond. 

Float Trips for smallmouth bass on the Shenandoah are available and we manage several stocked trout streams and ponds and offer packages for all levels of experience- including beginners! 

Come experience the best fly fishing Virginia has to offer

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learn to fly fish near
Harrisonburg, VA

Nestled between the Allegheny and Blue Ridge Mountains, the meandering streams of the valley offer anglers an idyllic fishing destination. Conveniently located within a few hours from DC and just a 90 minute drive from Richmond, the Valley offers a perfect fly fishing weekend getaway. We offer fly fishing lessons and clinics on local springs creeks and rivers or in ponds right in town! Middle River Outfitters manages many stretches of private trophy trout on local spring creeks in Staunton.   

Mossy Creek Fly Fishing

One of the highlights of Virginia fly fishing is the opportunity to fish for smallmouth bass in addition to trout. We offer float trips on the Middle and Shenandoah rivers, allowing anglers to explore these diverse fishing spots.

 

Whether you're setting up your rod for trout or smallmouth bass, we provide access to some of Virginia's most famous fly fishing destinations, including the famous Mossy Creek and wild brook trout in the freestone mountain streams of the George Washington National Forest and Shenandoah National Park. 

Read more about fishing in the Shenandoah Valley & fly fishing in Virginia on our blog.

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Shenandoah National Park

Fishing

Virginia fly fishing offers some of the best opportunities to fly fish, and the Shenandoah National Park is a haven for trout enthusiasts. Nestled in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley, this park boasts stunning landscapes and abundant creeks and rivers filled with wild brook and rainbow trout. We also offer brook trout fishing in the George Washington National Forest. 

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Why Choose Us

Our friendly guides are not only experts in their field but also exceptional teachers, ensuring that beginners feel comfortable and confident from the moment they step into the water. We take pride in our believe that everyone, regardless of their level of experience, can enjoy the thrill of fly fishing.   

 

We are proud to foster a culture of inclusivity and diversity. We warmly welcome individuals of all backgrounds, so come as you are and leave as an angler. At Middle River Outfitters, you'll find not just exceptional fishing experiences but also a kind and friendly community that celebrates the rich tapestry of our angling family.​

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