Whether you are a long-time fly fisherman or have never tried fly fishing, you will find something to enjoy and to learn from in the museum.Through exhibits and videos, learn about legendary "Stream Blazers," the evolution of rods and reels, basic knots, fly-tying, types of gear, types of gamefish, regional fishing waters, and the history of fly fishing in the Southeast. Children will enjoy the 'Kids Corner' with scavenger hunt games, books, Backyard Safari Creature Peepers and toy bugs to examine.

The Southern Appalachians region includes more than 14,700 miles of accessible trout streams in the nine Southern Appalachian states of North Carolina, South Carolina, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, and Alabama; as well as the Qualla Boundary, home of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians; the Great Smoky Mountains National Park; and the Blue Ridge Parkway.