Fishing, Hunting & Shooting

With clear, clean rivers and streams, Yancey County is a dream-come-true for people who love the mountains. Check out the great outdoor opportunities below.

Southern Drifters Outfitters

Southern Drifters Outfitters offers guided fishing trips and sells rods, reels, flies, hooks, nets and fly-tying materials. They also have a great selection of casual and outdoor wear. Located at 101 Town Square. Call (828) 678-1511.

Burnsville Anglers

Burnsville Anglers offers professional guided fishing trips for the novice and the expert. They provide exceptional fishing trips, while offering one-on-one casting and presentation lessons on the water. Call (828) 691-1506.

Blue Ridge Guide Services

Blue Ridge Guide Services provides flyfishing guide service on the South Toe River. They also have a mountain cabin for rent that is ideal for corporate retreats and family gatherings. Owned by William Wood and based in Micaville, about four miles East of Burnsville on Highway 19E. Call (828) 675-0976.

Price’s Creek General Store

Looking for a gun or ammunition? A new pair of high-quality boots? This is the place. People come from all across the mountains to buy goods and gear at Price’s Creek General Store. Owned and operated by Max Ballew and his family. Located at 1331 Cane River School Road. Call (828) 682-0689.

Triggers, Traps & Trout Gun Range

Triggers, Traps & Trout is one of the best, most ideal shooting ranges in Western North Carolina. Located on a large family farm in Yancey County, the range sprawls across several acres and is ideal for competitive shooting, qualifying, and target practice. The range can be configured to accommodate pistols, rifles, shotguns and archery equipment. Owned by Ken Deyton. Located 125 Deyton Hunt Farm Road. Call (828) 777-0357.

Pappy’s Gunsmithin’ & Backwoods Livin’

Pappy’s is a gunsmith shop, but it’s also a prepper & homesteading store with camping & backpacking equipment, and a supply of essential oils. Located on Highway 19E west of Burnsville at 56 Stardust Road #9, near Blossman Gas. Call (828) 335-4831.

Burnsville & Yancey County