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Hire a fishing guide to fish for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, spotted bass, redeye bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, blue catfish, white catfish, black crappie, white crappie, walleye, rainbow trout, brook trout, brown trout, bluegill, flier sunfish, green sunfish, pumpkinseed sunfish, redbreast sunfish, redear sunfish, warmouth, white bass, white perch, yellow perch, kokanee salmon, stripers, bowfin, chain pickerel, longnose gar, muskie, northern pike, sauger and tiger muskie in local lakes.

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For the ultimate fishing experience, hire a professional guide. They know the NC fishery inside out and have determined the best techniques for catching fish at various times of the year.

Tri-State Angler - 336-957-4630
Marty Shaffner -
Focus Species: trout , smallmouth and steelhead. A professional, full-time, licensed fly fishing guide service serving North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia for trout and smallmouth bass on the Watauga, South Holston and New rivers. Also Lake Erie tributary steelhead trips. We cater to both advanced and beginning fly fishers with both float and wade trips.

High Country Angler - 704 641-6815
Evan Dowdy -
Focus Species: Trout. Premier fly fishing guide service that offers float and/or wade trips in the North Carolina and Tennessee mountains.

Nantahala Fly Fishing Co - 828-479-8850
Daniel Boone -
Focus Species: Trout. Fly fishing schools, private instruction, guided trips and custom built fly rods

Flyfishing Adventures - 828-369-8969
Bill Clary -
Focus Species: Trout in Western NC rivers. Full and half day trips year round fly fishing for trout. FFF certified casting instructor. Fourteen years as a professional guide and 28 years of trout fishing experience. Wade trips only with maximum of two anglers.

Chunkers Fishing Guide Service - 336 414-4648
Buddy Parks -
Focus Species: bass, crappie and stripers. Guide service provided on many North Carolina lakes including Jordan, Gaston, Hickory, HIgh Rock, Badin, Tillery, Norman and Buggs Island.

Jamie's Guide Service - 919 625-0707
Jamie Olive -
Focus Species: Largemouth bass. Jamie's Guide Service offers professional four, six, and eight-hour guided fishing trips to several scenic lakes and rivers in central North Carolina. Also offers golf-and-fish combination packages and customized services.

Troutfishers Guide Service - 423 360-1468
Randy Ratliff -
Focus Species: Browns, Rainbows, and Brookies. We offer wade trips in the small streams in and around the Boone, Banner Elk, Foscoe, and Valle Crusis area for trout. We supply all equipment at no additional cost. Call us and let us take you on a great outdoor fishing experience.

North Carolina Fishing Guide Services

In addition to catching fish, guides teach you techniques which you will use over a lifetime of fishing. Learn tips on rods, reels, line, knots, lures, hook types, techniques and much more...all by spending the day in a boat with a local guide.


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