South Valley Anglers offer a unique fly fishing experience for anglers of all skill levels.


Professional, down to earth guides with a lifetime of local knowledge on the waters we fish, and an unbridled passion for the species we target. We invite our guests to come explore these blue ribbon fisheries in a humble, hospitable environment with some of the most experienced guides on the water.


South Valley Anglers promotes catch and release along with safe handling practices at all times. We pride ourselves on being responsible stewards.


Captain Josh Laferty: Josh is a Roanoke native and has spent the last 30 years in pursuit of fish and game. As former co-owner and guide at Rock On Charters, Josh guided clients to musky, stripers, and smallmouth bass before starting South Valley Anglers. A lifelong outdoorsman with an unrelenting approach and positive attitude, considers each trip a privilege and an opportunity to share his passion with our guests.

south valley anglers is proud to be associated with such a fine group of reputable partners in the industry.