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Big Ol' Fish Guiding Service

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Open today: 6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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My husbands 60th Birthday Trip

On August 28th my husband Bill, and friends Del and Jan went fishing with Shane in Hiawassee. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
You Can't Go Wrong with BIG OL' FISH

I have been out with Shayne twice now and the last fishing trip (I should say Catching trip) was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Blairsville, Georgia
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Big Ol' Fish Guiding Service is Murphy North Carolina and Blairsville Georgia's very own professional full-time fishing guide service. Specializing in trophy striped bass, hybrid bass and smallmouth bass fishing. Located in Murphy North Carolina, we...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
100 Lakeshore Dr, Murphy, NC 28906-8934
+1 828-361-2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

On August 28th my husband Bill, and friends Del and Jan went fishing with Shane in Hiawassee. We had the best time and caught more than thirty fish in a few hours. We will definitely book again. Highly recommend Big Ol’ Fishing Guiding Service!

Thank CindyS1983
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been out with Shayne twice now and the last fishing trip (I should say Catching trip) was awesome. We hit Lake Chatuge with a friend of mine for his birthday and my 11 year old nephew. We had been rained out 2x's this...More

Thank adomino
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found this company in a local advertising magazine and decided to give them a try. I’m glad I did. Sean was awesome, he put us on fish right from the start. Super nice boat, nice fishing gear and couldn’t be happier on how the trip...More

Thank Kyle R
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

This was my second trip out with Shayne. I brought my son who is only 3 years old but loves to fish and also my brother who is a novice angler. Shayne put us on the fish immediately. We lost count but must have caught...More

Thank James B
Reviewed August 5, 2018

Wanted to take my 8 year old son fishing and show him how much fun fishing could be instead of just drowning bait with dear old Dad! Scheduled a trip with Shane on Lake Chatuge for end of July. Planned a morning trip but schedules...More

Thank beville4
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

Went on our yearly vacation to Hayesville NC and decided to do some lake fishing. I came across Big Ol' Fish guiding service ran by Shane and I couldn't of made a better decision by booking a trip with him. Our family of 5 fit...More

Thank GMagacJr
Reviewed July 31, 2018

We have been on two trips with Shane and both have been such a good time. Even the two teenagers we drug out of bed at 5 in the morning had a good time! We are already planning on going again next year.

Thank Gabby H
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

Me and my grandpa went out and caught a little under 40 good size fish, highly recommend using them!

Thank Coley R
Reviewed July 31, 2018

My grandson and I met the Big Ol' Fish captain before six a.m. on a beautiful July morning. We were interested in catching Hybrid striped bass and anything else that might take our bait. The captain put us over his favorite "honey hole" and immediately...More

Thank kerrybartman
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

Shane had the boat ready and in the water by the time we arrived at 5:45 in the morning. This is my 3rd trip with Shane and he never disappoints. We caught so many fish we ran out of bait later that morning. This is...More

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June 26, 2016|
Response from G8rJohn | Reviewed this property |
Cost is very reasonable. All the details you need are in the "Book a Trip" section of the Big Ol' Fish website.
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July 4, 2015|
Response from Shane G |
Absolutely.. We supply all the fishing equipment, drinks and snacks. We use all modern fishing gear and nice new large boats. I promise you'll have a blast and experience some great fishing. Plus see some beautiful views..