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Tolliver's Guide Service

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276 Watauga Village Dr Ste H, # 131, Boone, NC 28607-5262
+1 423-943-3725
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Fantastic day at multiple streams

Jesse was outstanding as a guide. I took my two sons and they each had a great time. Jesse was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Scott R
Trout Whisperer

Jesse is an attentive, patient, knowledgeable guide. We thoroughly enjoyed fishing with him. My BF... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Liz S
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My name is Jesse Tolliver and I operate a fly fishing guide service in Boone, NC. I have two decades of experience in fly fishing the trout streams of NC, TN, and VA. I have three years of experience as a guide, two of which were spent at an orvis endorsed lodge in VA. I offer walk and wade trips only, but all equipment is provided to you free of charge. My rates are also affordable, and I look forward to sharing my knowledge with you.
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“jesse” (5 reviews)
“techniques” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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276 Watauga Village Dr Ste H, # 131, Boone, NC 28607-5262
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+1 423-943-3725
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Jesse was outstanding as a guide. I took my two sons and they each had a great time. Jesse was patient and was able to work with my 12 year old to catch three 10-12 trout.

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Jesse T, Owner at Tolliver's Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Scott, thanks for your wonderful review. Glad I could find a solution to make all of you happy. It was fun getting all three of you lined up with trout for a picture.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Jesse is an attentive, patient, knowledgeable guide. We thoroughly enjoyed fishing with him. My BF fished and I took loads of photos and videos. We caught wild rainbow and mountain brook trout. Jesse has an eagle eye and a strong understanding of the fish. You...More

Thank Liz S
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Jesse T, Owner at Tolliver's Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Liz, I had fun putting your boyfriend Manny on his first wild trout. Glad you guys had a good trip.

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Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

After living in Tennessee for Naylor 10 years my son and I finally made our first trip trout fishing. Needless to say it was a great day! Jesse was an excellent instructor and spent plenty of one-on-one time with my son. It was clear that...More

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Jesse T, Owner at Tolliver's Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Cecil, thanks for the feedback. Glad you guys had a good time fishing with me.

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Reviewed May 10, 2018

Tolliver's Guide Service unlocked the secrets of Johnson County, TN's wild fisheries for me this week. Jessie's knowledge, patience and ability to teach the techniques of trout fishing were spot on. I easily caught my daily limit and then went on to learn a treasure...More

Thank David J
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Jesse T, Owner at Tolliver's Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi David, glad I could show you the ropes on how to catch our local trout.

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Reviewed March 25, 2018

I grew up bait fishing in Pennsylvania as a kid. After moving to North Carolina, I got interested in fly fishing but didn’t know where to start. Fishing with Tolliver’s Guide Service was more than I expected. Not only did we have a blast and...More

Thank Jeremy A
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Jesse T, Owner at Tolliver's Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey Jeremy, that sure was a good day. It really is insane how good the fishing is in east tennessee.

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Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

This was hands down the best guided trip I have been on. I asked for Brown trout and Jesse sure delivered including my personal best wild brown trout. I will be booking another trip soon. The knowledge is endless and no matter how long you've...More

Thank CJ L
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Jesse T, Owner at Tolliver's Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Cj, you were teachable and it was fun to help you refine your tailwater trout tactics.

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Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

I recently tried this service on a partners retreat in Tennessee. We were referred by word of mouth by some locals. Our guide Jesse was able to match everyone with the right equipment. With over 20 years of experience, he gave tips and taught the...More

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Jesse T, Owner at Tolliver's Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Elle, Glad you had a good time. We aim to go above and beyond on our guided trips.

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