Frequently Asked Questions

Are you interested in a guided fishing trip in North Carolina, East Tennessee, or Southwest Virginia? Do you have questions about the services we offer? Do you want to know what is included in our trips?

FAQ

Answering Your Most Common Questions

4 hours is a half day tour, and 8 hours is a full day tour

Fly rods, waders, snacks, lunch, and drinks

I will offer fly casting instruction and wading techniques before we enter the water. We will be in easy to access trout streams near Boone. Once in the water, I will go over presentation, fly selection, fish holding water, and approach methods to successfully catch trout. If you are at a more advanced level, We will skip the initial instruction phase and focus instead on refining any technique you would like to improve upon. We will take a break halfway through the day for lunch.

Water, snacks, a jacket, and a spare set of dry clothes. I will provide bug spray and sun screen, if needed.

Yes, you will need a fishing license. I can furnish all other items except for a fishing license. Tennessee or Virginia sell fishing licenses online, or we can pick them up on the way to our destination.

I can guide a maximum of four clients per day. This will be a different price structure. Check my book a trip page for more information.

All guide trips will include a freshly cooked shore lunch. Your guide Jesse has 25 years of culinary experience, and the menu will be discussed at the time of trip booking. All drinks will be provided as well. We will take a half an hour lunch break, and seating will be provided. This time does not count towards the total hours of your fishing trip. We will go above and beyond for all of our clients, and show you true southern hospitality.

Yes, I do. I offer wade trips on both rivers. These are great fisheries for technical anglers. I can reduce your learning curve on these waters.

Beginners are totally fine. We will go over casting and wading techniques before we enter the water.

In waters that are stocked, I have no problem with this. Hatchery trout are raised and stocked for our consumption. Wild trout should be released for other anglers to enjoy.

Yes, I offer fly tying lessons, at 50 dollars a session.