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West Virginia Trout Fishing

Professional Fly Fishing Guides

Harman’s offers 2 miles of private access trophy trout stream, providing anglers the opportunity to fish for beautiful trophy trout. Our management plan has developed with years of experience to provide our guests a once-in-a-lifetime trout fishing and fly fishing adventure. Visitors will experience the best West Virginia trout fishing at Harman's.

Whether you’re an experienced angler or novice, our West Virginia fly fishing guides offer invaluable lessons and greatly enhance your fly fishing excursion. Every locality has its secrets and our guide staff at Harman’s will most often have the answers someone unfamiliar with our waters would take valuable time to uncork.

If you are interested in learning specific techniques or are just wanting someone to point you in the right direction, spend a day with one of our fantastic guides and get the most out of your time at Harman’s!

Professional Fly Fishing Guides
Booking Your Guide
  • Our fly fishing guides can and should be booked in advance.
  • Call 304-257-2220 or email us to book a guide at or
  • All guiding services on property must be booked with Harman’s guides.
  • If your group has a specific guide relationship, the group and guide must clear any guiding with our guide staff.
Private Guide Services

HALF DAY  (4 hrs)

  • 1 angler   $225
  • 2 anglers $275

FULL DAY (8 hrs includes lunch)

  • 1 angler   $325
  • 2 anglers $425

For groups of 3 or more, call304-257-2221 for pricing.

All trips include terminal tackle and flies at no charge.

Timothy Caudill, North Fork Fly Shop Manager and head of Guide Services
Sharing 40+ Years of Fly Fishing Passion With over 40 years of coast-to-coast fly fishing under his belt, Timothy Caudill isn't just a guide, he's a walking encyclopedia of the sport. More than 17 years of experience leading expeditions across West Virginia's pristine waters have honed his skills as an educator and friend on the river. Timothy's passion for fly fishing extends beyond catching the big one. He's an etymology master, a skilled fly tier and caster, and a patient, dedicated teacher who relishes sharing the art and science of the sport with anglers of all ages and skill levels. His trips are as much about exploring local history and soaking in the breathtaking scenery as they are about reeling in trout. Safety and well-being are always top priorities, and Timothy's vast knowledge of gear ensures you'll have the right tools for the job. His pro guide affiliations with Orvis, Redington, Rio, Ross, and Airflow speak volumes about his expertise and commitment to quality. Book your adventure with Timothy and discover the hidden gems of North Fork River. You'll walk away with not just fish stories, but a deeper appreciation for the sport and the stunning natural landscapes it embraces.


Frequently Asked Questions

Can we keep the fish that we catch at the private stream?
Catch & Release stream Access. The private stream access is managed as catch-and-release only.
What types of hooks are allowed?
Only barbless, single hooks can be used. Barbed and Treble hooks are not allowed.
What is the cost to fish at the private stream access for a non guest?
Non – guests may purchase a single day permit at the property office. Permits are managed on a first come/first server basic and stream usage.
Is the fishing bank fishing and/or wading?
Both. We recommend having waders on at all times.
What type of bait is allowed?
Only traditional fly fishing flies and artificial spinning lures or approved artificial lures may be used. We recommend Trout Magnet, and/or Spinners without treble hooks. No artificial lures with scent are allowed. No Gulp scented products are allowed. No scented salmon eggs or power bait.
Do you have to have a permit to fish at the stream?
Yes, a Harman’s permit is required and must be viewable from a distance in order to fish at the stream. In 2023 a permit fee will be required. Why? Harman’s is attempting to determine how many fishermen are on property at one time and how many per cabin. By charging a minimal fee, we will be able to determine the best management practices for our guests in the future.
What weight fly rod do you recommend?
The standard rod used by our customer’s is a 9 ft 5 wt. Our trout range from 1 1/2 lbs to 10 lbs.
Is a net recommended?
A net is mandatory for fishing at Harman’s. The net is used to keep the trout in/over the water and off the bank of the stream.


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