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Brookside Guides

25 Tacoma Pl, Asheville, NC 28801-1629
+1 877-298-2568
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First Time. Great activity!

My husband and sons went fly fishing for the first time while visiting Asheville in April. They... read more

Reviewed April 24, 2018
MissSuz2014
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Hobe Sound, Florida
Awesome Fly Fishing Daddy & Daughter Day

Awesome Day, Tony actually taught us seal skills, He showed me 3 or 4 methods, caught fish on each... read more

Reviewed July 3, 2017
Jaycapecod
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Marstons Mills, Massachusetts
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Guided Fly Fishing and Fly Fishing Instruction. Western NC's premier fly fishing guide service. We specialize in teaching new anglers learn to fish the beautiful trout rivers and streams in the western NC mountains. The temperate climate of Western NC makes it possible to fly fish all year long! Never held a fly rod but always wanted to learn? Sign up for a lesson on the water with our skilled and patient instructor/guides.
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25 Tacoma Pl, Asheville, NC 28801-1629
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Reviewed April 24, 2018

My husband and sons went fly fishing for the first time while visiting Asheville in April. They loved it, it was one of their favorite activities in Asheville. We cannot recommend this company highly enough.

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Starr N, Owner at Brookside Guides, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2018

Thanks so much! We're really glad that your husband and sons had fun on the river.

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Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

Awesome Day, Tony actually taught us seal skills, He showed me 3 or 4 methods, caught fish on each. He was awesome teaching my 14 year old daughter to be patient and she caught fish, nice brookies and rainbows. Great day, highly recommend.

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Reviewed May 30, 2017

This was my 2nd trip in 2 years with Brookside. Both times I fished with Tony and both times were amazing experiences. He is such a great teacher; extremely knowledgeable, very encouraging, and his face lights up more than you do when you actually land...More

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Starr N, Owner at Brookside Guides, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2017

Thanks for the great feedback. We're glad you enjoyed your time on the water.

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Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

When the weather turned way cold, I wondered how my 19 yo daughter and I would enjoy our two half-day guided trip with Tony Brooks of Brookside Guides. Never fear! We went to the Green River near Saluda, NC. He put us on a lot...More

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Reviewed March 17, 2017

The incredible day spent on the river with my 2 sons (22 & 19 years old) and Tony will always be a favorite memory. The fishing results were outstanding ... but more importantly, my sons & I learned to fly fish more effectively. If you...More

Thank Sarah S
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Reviewed November 14, 2016

I bought the half-day guided tour for two with a reservation in November 2016. Our guide, Tony, was very professional and easy going. Right from the start he wanted to know our expectations for the trip so he could cater to our wants/needs. We spent...More

Thank elderflower10
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Reviewed September 20, 2016

I booked this trip based only on the excellent reviews found here. Starr hooked me up with Tony who is in fact a trout whisperer with the training perseverance of Mr. Miyagi. I came there thinking I was ok with a fly rod...but soon realized...More

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Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

I could not have been more pleased. I wanted to give my husband a gift for our 37th wedding anniversary. I called Brookside Guides and discussed how I wanted my husbands fly fishing lessons to be a surprise. They had Tony call me. He came...More

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Reviewed July 19, 2016

My son and I wanted a father-son get-away and decided to learn to fly fish. We had two 1/2 days with Tony as our guide and he was terrific. He knew the waters, found the fish, and had plenty of patience.

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Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

We were visiting Asheville and decided to try out Brookside Guides.Me and my Dad were relatively new to fly fishing and Tony taught us so many new fly fishing techniques.Even though it was in the worst time of the year we managed to catch some...More

1  Thank fishinallday
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