Fishing Guides & Outfitters

Fishing guides and outfitters are located throughout West Virginia, though they are found in the greatest concentrations near its most popular fishing destinations. Most guides and outfitters routinely arrange accommodation for their clients and may provide lodging by way of private cabins and campground areas. Many also provide transportation services.

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WV Fishing Guides & Outfitters

ACE Adventure Resort
Oak Hill, WV 25901
Phone: 1-800-950-2585

Prized for their fighting ability, smallmouth bass are one of the most popular game fish in West Virginia, and the New River is famous for them. Our guests have the luxury of boating in a specially rigged raft with oars, so we do most of the work while you concentrate on fishing. Our guides are expert fisherman with years of experience and tales that will keep you laughing. Whether you prefer a fly or spinning rod, we’re ready to get you hooked.

Adventures on the Gorge
Lansing, WV 25862
Phone: 1-800-252-7784

We’re one of the oldest and most prestigious whitewater guide companies on the New River and also accommodate its finest fishing adventures. Eight- and 12-hour trips will be customized to suit your tastes and may include floats through small rapids or exciting whitewater. We also guide fishing trips for smallmouth, walleye, and muskie on the Gauley River, smallmouth on the Greenbrier River, and smallmouth and tiger muskie on the Meadow River.

Appalachian Backcountry Expeditions
Sandstone, WV 25985
Phone: 1-888-642-FISH

For more than a quarter century we’ve specialized in guiding the best possible float fishing trips on the New River and Greenbrier River, and we’re the only outfitter that offers deluxe vacation accommodations on the banks of the New River itself amid national parkland. Choose from half-day or full-day float fishing trips for catfish, muskie, and small-mouth bass. Our small staff of guides provides the most personalized service you’ll find on the local waterways.

Pro River Outfitters
Lansing, WV 25862
Phone: (304) 575-5252

Pro River Outfitters specializes in customized guided fishing adventures on the New, Elk, Gauley, and Greenbrier rivers, outfitting excursions for small parties and corporate meetings. Our exclusive partnership with Glade Springs Resort allows us to coordinate your trip with full-service lodging, dining, and meeting accommodations. Our fly-fishing program is designed for beginners and experts, and our knowledgeable staff is ready to help at a moment’s notice.

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