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Rivers Edge Outfitters

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61 Big Cove Rd, Cherokee, NC 28719-6500
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Anyone thinking they want to learn how to fly fish or you just want a great experience, go see... read more

Reviewed February 22, 2018
zenin2010
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Melbourne, FL
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Thanksgiving Eve

Had an incredible trip with REO the day before thanksgiving. They were more than accommodating and... read more

Reviewed December 21, 2017
mlivings2n
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Wellington, Ohio
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We are Western N.C. premier fly fishing and upland bird hunting guides. We guide in all the smokey mountain streams and on our private waters as well. We feature 1/2 guided trip and full day also. We also guide 1/2 day upland bird hunts and full day. You can even do a 1/2 hunt 1/2 fish combo on our private land. Cast and blast!
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61 Big Cove Rd, Cherokee, NC 28719-6500
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Reviewed February 22, 2018 via mobile

Anyone thinking they want to learn how to fly fish or you just want a great experience, go see these guys at REO! I did a wading trip but they do float trips too. My guide was Levi, and I cannot say enough about how...More

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Reviewed December 21, 2017

Had an incredible trip with REO the day before thanksgiving. They were more than accommodating and helpful setting up a guide around the holidays and around my busy schedule as well. The fishing was incredible and we where on the fish all day. Guide Jordan...More

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Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

Incredible day of fishing with my dad and son. Our guide was Jordan Helsel who was an amazing instructor for my son and I. He was knowledgeable, patient and made our experience exceptional. I would highly recommend Rivers Edge Outfitters and Jordan Helsel if you’re...More

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Reviewed October 27, 2017 via mobile

Fished for two days with Jordan Helsel. It was an incredible experience. He is an exceptional guide and a great teacher. He really helped me refine my own skills. We had two great fishing days. I plan to fish with Jordan again and highly recommend...More

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Reviewed October 19, 2017 via mobile

We had Jordan as our guide. We are both somewhat experienced fly fishers. It wouldn’t have mattered. We fished the Nantahala above the NOC/rafting put in. The road runs right along the stream so access was pretty easy. We used Jordan’s tackle and our own...More

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Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

We booked a 2 hour fishing trip with REO. Brad was a great guild. He spent extra time with my nephew who is new to the sport. We had a very successful 2 hours. I wish we had booked more time. Overall the REO people...More

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Reviewed April 13, 2017 via mobile

We had a great 4 hour trip with Tyler and learned a lot about fly fishing for trout! We will be back next year.

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Joey W, Owner at Rivers Edge Outfitters, responded to this reviewResponded April 14, 2017

Thank you guys for booking with us! Look forward to seeing you again soon!

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Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

This company is amazing and is very well with costumers. They know the best fishing areas and will help with any questions you have. They have good fishing gear as well.

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Joey W, Owner at Rivers Edge Outfitters, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2016
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thank you mckenzie!

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Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

I just went fishing today on a full day guided trip with Matt , he was awsome, super friendly and when it comes to knowledge of fly fishing and where to catch fish, he will put you on em' we caught about 40 wild rainbow...More

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Joey W, Owner at Rivers Edge Outfitters, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2016

Thanks John! We hope to see you guys again soon!

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Reviewed April 25, 2016

I must say I am really disappointed. They have moved the shop and it is so small now. Not half as nice or half as much merchandise. We always go there when in Cherokee and I have never been disappointed, but I really was in...More

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Joey W, Owner at Rivers Edge Outfitters, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2016

Our new location is smaller, but we wanted to move the shop to a more popular area of town and be on the water. Being directly location on the river helps us give casting lessons, etc. Sorry to hear you're disappointed :(

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asilence11
January 2, 2017|
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Response from Joey W | Property representative |
Hey there! The permit to fish on the Reservation is $10..and no, there is no additional charge per fish!
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