Montreat Conference Center fishingPermits for fishing in Montreat’s lake and streams may be purchased at the Montreat Store and the Assembly Inn front desk year-round.

Permit Rates

Daily – $5
Weekly – $20
Four weeks – $75
Season – $135

Fishing Rules

  • Please have fishing permit OR your conference name badge available when fishing.
  • Creel limit is 4 fish per permit per day.
  • Do not release fish after catching (unless using artificial lures).
  • Children under 8 accompanied by a parent (with permit) and persons over 75 fish free.
  • PLEASE USE NO FOOD PRODUCTS (bread, cheese, corn, etc.).
  • No fishing after dark.
  • No fishing before 1 PM on Sundays.
  • Fish from designated areas only. See map on reverse side of fishing permit. Do not fish from jetty with bench or docks when boats are in operation.
  • Do not fish with treble or group hook.
  • No wading.

For questions about fishing permits, call the Montreat Store at 828.669.5298 or the Assembly Inn front desk at 828.419.9844 or email

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