Local Lodging

The Morganton / Lake James area boast a wide array of lodging options for the visiting angler and guests.  Here’s several lodging options that we recommend for your stay in the area.  We do not book lodging nor do we receive any type of payments for referrals.  These are just local options that we would recommend to our friends and family.

For rental houses/cabins on Lake James Lodging ….. Lake James Real Estate - Lake James is within minutes of our put in for the Catawba River Float Trips and less than 30 minutes from Wilson Creek. Lake James is a great “base” for all our trips.

An incredible Bed and Breakfast …. Inn at Glen Alpine – Built in 1913 this historic little B&B is less than 1 mile from our take out on the Catawba River float trips!  We’ll happily pick you up at the front door for your guided fishing trip.  The Inn at Glen Alpine provides ideal lodging for our Catawba River trips as well as our Wilson Creek trips.

Brown Mountain Beach Resort – On the banks of Wilson Creek!!  Quaint cabins with decks overlooking a great stretch of Wilson Creek.  Perfect lodging for our Wilson Creek trips, a 20 minute drive would be required for our Catawba River trips.

Switzerland Inn is our recommended lodging option for our Smallmouth Bass float trips.

Morganton also boast an array of chain hotels for your lodging options.  We recommend the Hampton Inn at Exit 105 off of I-40.