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 Virginia Trophy Trout Fishing on Private Water | Miles of Private Access Farm Streams

Virginia Fly Fishing Trips

Nestled between the Allegheny and Blue Ridge Mountains, the meandering streams of the valley offer anglers an idyllic fishing destination. Our private waters offer an option for those looking to learn, or want to make the most of their fishing experience. 


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 waters on creeks in Staunton, Luray, Bath & Nelson Counties. 

Trips start at $300 with $50 rod fees each

Half/Full Day & Float Trips Available


Fly Fishing Shenandoah Valley

Trout stream fishing in Shenandoah Valley is a cherished pursuit for anglers seeking the serenity of pristine streams and the challenge of catching these elusive fish. The Shenandoah Valley boasts a network of picturesque streams, many of which flow through the Shenandoah National Park, offering a haven for both wild and stocked trout.


Whether you're casting a dry fly or a nymph, the crystal-clear waters provide an ideal habitat for these prized game fish. With its stunning landscapes and the soothing sound of rushing water, Shenandoah Valley's trout stream fishing promises exciting angling opportunities.

We offer both full day and half day guided fishing trips. 

Trout stream fly fishing in Virginia offers an unparalleled angling experience, particularly on our private waterways. Our guided fly fishing trips take you to some of the finest and most scenic trout water in the region.


We limit the number of rods per day to assure uncrowded water, allowing you to immerse yourself fully in the serenity of nature. Whether you're in pursuit of brown or rainbow trout or simply seeking something special in your angling adventure, our full-day excursions situate you in premier locations where the beauty of the surroundings matches the thrill of the catch.


Join us for a day on our private waters, where you can enjoy the best of Virginia's trout stream fly fishing in the most exclusive and picturesque settings. We manage several stocked streams and ponds and offer packages for all levels of experience- including beginners! 


Come experience the VA fly fishing at its finest.

Trout Streams

family holding a fish they caught in shenandoah valley

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 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.

We take pride in our ability to build completely customizable trips, tailoring every aspect to your preferences, from choosing the perfect fishing locations to selecting your preferred guide and accommodations, ensuring an unforgettable fly fishing experience designed just for you. 

Why Choose Us

FAQS about Fly Fishing with Us

Do I need a Virginia fishing license?

In most cases, yes. You'll need a Virginia freshwater fishing license to fish public waters. A trout stamp is also required in state managed trout waters. Our private streams do not require a license.

Will we go on public waters or private waters? 

Either one! Virginia offers miles of public mountain streams for catch and release fly fishing adventures. Alternatively, head to one of our private, stocked streams with abundant fish to be caught. Our local waters offer a chance to catch brook trout, smallmouth bass, and other types of fish offering endless opportunities to improve your fly fishing skills. 

Can I bring my family? 

Of course! We love teaching children and families of all ages. 

Will I really be on a farm?

Our Staunton location is situated on a picturesque cattle farm. Our Bath county location is on a sheep farm. 

Do you take people to West Virginia?

We do not. 

How far in advance do I need to make a reservation with a big group? 

If you're looking for a weekend day trip with a big group, we recommend booking 3-6 months in advance but many folks book a year in advance. 

How many miles of private trout water do you have? 

Nobody really ever asks this. Alot. 

Why are anglers obsessed with trophy trout? 

Everyone loves a good fish pic. 

What does a limited number of rods mean? 

Only so many people are allowed to fish on the stream in a single day in order to protect the fish and ensure a private experience. 

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