Cast & Blast

Float Fishing & Fowl Hunting Combined

​How do you get to the most remote hunting grounds in the New River Gorge, where even an ATV can't go? You boat there — and fish along the way.

Cast and Blast is the ultimate West Virginia outdoorsman's day. Float fish on the New River, where anglers routinely reel in 30+ smallmouth bass in a half day, and if you happen upon the waterfowl in season, take aim.

Float Cast and Blast trips are booked by boat of two anglers. All fishing trips use artificial bait and are catch and release only.

This trip is only available during legal hunting seasons. Please visit www.wvfish.com for appropriate licensing information. If it's not hunting season or you're looking to fish more than hunt, try our Float Fishing Half-Day Trip.

Time on Water

Most of the day.

What’s Provided

Fishing equipment, lunch and drinks.

What to Bring

You are responsible for obtaining and bringing your WV fishing and hunting license, and we ask that you please show that to your guide when you meet up. Bring sunscreen and weather-appropriate clothing, including rain gear, warm layers, sunglasses and a hat. If your personal fishing gear is preferred, bring your rod, hard bait, crank baits, plugs or minnows. Bring your own gun and ammunition, as well.

Requirements & Restrictions

This activity may have age, physical ability or weight-related restrictions.

Trip Safety

No matter what time of year and what the water level is, we'll likely encounter rapids that we have to run. Our expert guides will help navigate through it.

Operation Hours

Fall waterfowl season dates will be announced in mid-August. They generally include most of October, except Sundays.

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