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It can be overwhelming trying to decide where to fish in Western North Carolina.  With thousands of miles to choose from, it is understandable.  We welcome the opportunity to guide you in the right direction to ensure a successful trip to Western North Carolina.  We provide rods, waders, boots, tackle, flies. Items recommended to bring are sunscreen, hat or visor, polarized sunglasses, comfortable clothing, NC Fishing License and we'll take care of the rest.

FLY FISHING LESSONS AND CLASSES

 Designed for beginners who are not sure about waving a stick in a river to catch fish.  Start your fly fishing adventure with one of our skilled instructors and walk through the basic philosophy behind the sport, equipment, essentials of casting, and flies. Minimum age is 12 years.

Two Hour Lesson  - $125 per person max 2 
Gratuity Not Included 
 
GUIDED FULL DAY FLY FISHING TRIP
 
- 1 ANGLER   $325
- 2 ANGLERS $400
 

A full day wade trip is a great way to experience the streams and rivers of the Great Smoky Mountains and Western North Carolina Fly Fishing Trail.  With a typical day lasting about 6-8 hours, it gives plenty of time for learning the necessary skills to land a fish and make a lasting memory.  Give us a call to begin your journey on the Western North Carolina Fly Fishing Trail in the beautiful Smoky Mountains.

 

Fishing license and gratuities are not included.

 

 
GUIDED HALF DAY FLY FISHING TRIP
   
-  1 ANGLER   $225
-  2 ANGLERS $300
 

With busy schedules, full day trips are not always the best option for our clients. We understand that and to help, we offer morning and afternoon half day trips that typically last around 4 hours.  Give us a call for availability.

 

Fishing license and gratuities are not included.

 

 

 
GUIDED FLY FISHING FLOAT TRIP
 
- HALF DAY $375
- FULL DAY $500
Float trip pricing is PER BOAT
(1 OR 2 anglers)
 

At times, wading can present limits to angler access and coverage of pristine trout and smallmouth fly fishing. Floating the Tuckaseegee River, Little Tennessee River and Nantahala River Tail Race bring the angler in contact with world-class fly fishing for trophy trout and smallmouth bass.  With the typical float trip lasting 6-8 hours (full day) or 4 hours (half day), it is a great way to see and fish miles of a river in one trip.  Contact us for availability.

 

Fishing license and gratuities are not included.

 
 
FLY TYING LESSONS AND SCHOOLS

Sit down with Shannon Messer for two hours of one-on-one instruction on the Norvise Fly Tying System.  Any skill level is welcomed, from beginner to the experienced.

Two Hour Lesson  - $125 per person max 1
Gratuity Not Included 
Fly Tying Schools are offered in the fall and winter months.  Please call for details. 
Grant Brown
Grant Brown

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