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Asheville Fly Fishing Company

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Professional Fly Fishing Guide Service based in Asheville North Carolina. Specializing in guiding and teaching fly fishing for trout and smallmouth bass in Western North Carolina and East Tennessee. Offering Guided Float Trips for trophy brown trout...more
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Asheville, NC
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Reviewed December 7, 2018 via mobile

We had an unbelievable time. Galen was very professional and laid back. He was very knowledgeable. I definitely recommend booking a trip. It was such a great experience. Where else could you catch two fish on one cast??

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Seth H
Reviewed October 31, 2018

I am so impressed with Galen and his company, The Asheville Fly Fishing Co. When my best friend invited me for a day of fly fishing, I was skeptical because I had heard that fly fishing was so difficult. Well, let me tell you that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank LauraW4801
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

Recently took a trip with Galen and Asheville fly fishing co. I did the float trip down the watauga river fishing for rainbow and brown trout...he knew where the fish were and put me on top of them..I had fly fished a few other times...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank ledzeppln
Reviewed October 26, 2018

Had the time of my life with expert care. Was never much of a fisherman, but with Galen's patient tutelage, I caught four fish. Such a thrill in such natural beauty. Highly recommend this to people of all abilities!More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Dreamer733580
Galen K, Owner at Asheville Fly Fishing Company, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

Thank you! Happy to hear you enjoyed yourself. Throwing streamers is hard work and you did an amazing job picking it up. While that type of fishing doesn't always produce many fish in a day, it does typically produce bigger fish. That two foot wild...More

Reviewed August 23, 2018

Nothing breaks the forgettable monotony of a stressful, busy career than a day out on the beautiful watauga river, floating gently downstream, while fly fishing for trout. Galen, our guide, was extremely knowledgeable and is the perfect instructor for anyone looking to learn how to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank David Z
Reviewed August 13, 2018

Can't say enough about my day on the water with Rand. He knew what I was after and we made it happened!

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank tess5088
Reviewed July 24, 2018

I had the best day fishing with Rand on the French Broad last week. Water clarity helped and we fished streamers, poppers, and gamechangers out of the boat and by wet wading. Best catch was a 19'' small mouth bass and it fought hard! So...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Laurie d
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

My father-in-law and I were looking to get better acquainted with the fishing around Asheville and begin the process of learning how to fly fish. Through a bit of reasearch we stumbled upon Asheville Fly Fishing company. After a brief conversation with Galen I felt...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Colin N
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful time with our excellent guide Galen who was not only extremely hospitable but also extremely knowledgeable and an expert at his craft. Our all day float trip down was not only scenic and enjoyable but productive from a fishing perspective. We will be back...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank JMFlav
Reviewed June 22, 2018

We just got back from our third and fourth Smallmouth trips using Asheville Fly Fishing Company as the guide service. As has been our previous experience, the trips were great ! Excellent fishing, service, and attention to detail. They are constantly monitoring the weather, water...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank eutaw2018
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