The Omni Homestead Resort
7696 Sam Snead Highway
Hot Springs, Virginia 24445

Fly Fishing in Hot Springs

Fly fishing

A Virginia fly fishing vacation to remember

Some of the best Virginia fly fishing is offered on the beautiful private waters of the Cascades Stream. Anglers will experience a renowned trout fishery through some of the area’s most scenic landscape. Catch and release only and fly fishing is preferred.

Our Orvis-trained guides are available for fly fishing lessons or guiding services. Licenses, stream use permits and fishing gear are available at Allegheny Activities located on the shop corridor. Two-hour to full-day packages include stream permit, all equipment, and guide service. 

Advanced reservations for guide services and lessons are recommended by calling Allegheny Activities at (540) 839-7760. Available year-round, weather permitting. 

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Join one of our seasoned guides for a four-hour or full day fly fishing experience on our private Cascades stream. This Blue Ribbon stream has stocked and wild rainbow trout and is ideal for any skill level.

Seasonal fly fishing is also available on the Upper and Lower Jackson River. Spend a half day or full day fishing for rainbow, brown and occasionally native brook trout which inhabit this area. Full day outings include lunch.


Float Fishing is a unique form of fly fishing that allows two anglers along with a guide to experience several miles of beautiful river. Fishing is for trout on the lower Jackson River below Lake Moomaw. Anglers should plan for a full day of fishing and fun and should be able to get in and out of the boat and wade through shallow areas. Lunch is included. This activity is seasonal and available starting late spring when the water levels on the river begin to drop. A Virginia fishing license and National Forestry stamp are required. Click here to purchase. (6 hours)


Countless readers and movie-goers have been introduced to the pleasures of fly fishing by “A River Runs Through It.” Now, you can test your angling skills first-hand with one of our skilled guides who will provide you with a one-hour clinic of fly casting techniques on dry land. Experience the feel of a rod in your hand as you learn to land a fly on the spot of your choice. Who could blame you for never wanting to leave the natural beauty of Virginia and our fishing school? Let experienced guides take you through a one-hour clinic of fly-casting techniques.

  • One-hour lessons
  • Available year round, weather permitting
  • Dry land clinic


    The Omni Homestead Fly Fishing Schools offer an exhilarating day of fly fishing instruction. Spend the day with one of our Orvis Endorsed guides learning fly selection, casting, fishing techniques, essential knots, equipment, entomology, and the secrets behind water and currents. Available April through November. Advance reservations are required and can be made by calling Allegheny Activities at (540) 839-7760.

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    Payment for all resort charges, such as dining, shop purchases and activity fees, will be to your guest room folio or credit card. The Omni Homestead resort's restaurants, bars, retail shops and amenities will no longer accept cash. 

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