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Fishing Guides


Anchor Fly


Anchor Fly’s certified and insured guide service offers full & half-day wade trips for anglers of all abilities. Our goal is to provide training on conservation, and strategy/tactics, as well as answer questions about fly fishing gear, which the angler can take with them for the duration of their fly fishing career.

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Blue Chip

Fly Fishing


570 Ridgetop Circle
Whittier, NC 28789

Whether you’re a long time fisherman or just a beginner, Eddie Hudon and Blue Chip Fly Fishing can get you in the water catching fish.

(954) 263-4452

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Brookings Anglers


123 Monte Vista Road
Cashiers, NC 28717

Home base for your WNC fly fishing & outdoor excursions, offering a full line of men's and women's gear, fly fishing schools, and guide services. You can stay in our a 5 BR cabin in a private setting just steps away from town and trails.



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Looking for great fly fishing with an expert guide? Look no further than a guided trip with Zack Watson.  No experience is necessary and I furnish everything you need to catch trout.  I am fully insured and CPR certified. Monday through Sunday 6 am to 8 pm. We are based in Jackson County, the Trout Capital of NC.

(828) 507-0425

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Dream Catcher Fishing Supply and Guides


21- B Steeple Road
Sylva, NC 28779

Dream Catcher Guides is the premier guided lake fishing service in Western North Carolina! Learn fishing tips and techniques with pro fisherman Austin Neary while reeling in your DREAM CATCH on a half or full day trip on Lake Glenville, Bear or Lake Fontana! Visit their retail store at 21-B Steeple Road in Sylva.


(828) 354-0250

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FISH TALES Outfitters


29 E. Main Street

Franklin, N.C.

We are a full service fly shop and guide service servicing Western North Carolina.  We carry all major brands and provide guided float and walk and wade trips.  We offer trips on the Nantahala, Tuckaseegee and in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Monday through Saturday 8 am to 6 pm
Closed Sunday.


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181 Hyatt Creek Rd

Bryson CIty NC 28713

Guide trips:  fishing guides, float trips, water fall hikes, history hikes, hike and snorkle, extreme hikes. We can cater to your outdoor interests. Call for more information.

(828) 342-0008

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Fontana Guides


1102 North River Road
Sylva, NC 28779

Expert fishing & tour guide services year round on the rivers and lakes of Western North Carolina. Any fish species in the Smokies, fly fishing or conventional tackle. Pontoon boat, paddle board & kayak, wade & walk fishing. Also pontoon boat Sunset Cruises.



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Rivers Edge Outfitters


61 Big Cove Rd.
Cherokee, N.C. 28719

Our shop is in the heart of the Cherokee Indian Reservation and the entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains Park.   We guide on more than 3000 miles of trout and small-mouth bass streams and lakes.   We know where all the good fishing holes are!   For the experience of a lifetime give us a call and book your trip today.



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Tuckaseegee Fly Shop


530 W. Main Street
Sylva, N.C. 28779


Tuckaseegee Fly Shop, with locations in both downtown Bryson City and Sylva, NC, is proud of its commitment to provide great customer service, and quality fly fishing gear and products. We carry products for both traditional and fly fishing anglers from many popular vendors.



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