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Wade Trip Rates

  • Half Day Wade Trip               $150.00 for one angler, or $87.50 each  for two or more anglers
  • Full Day Wade Trip                $200.00 for one angler, or $125.00 each for two or more anglers*
  • Spring Break Special           $190.00 for one angler, or $112.50 for two or more anglers*

Float Trip Rates

  • Half Day Float Trip                $225 per boat
  • Full Day Float                         $300 per boat*
  • Float Trip Special                   $225.00*


Fontana Lake Rates

Fontana Lake trips are fly fishing only from one of our catarafts. We regularly catch Smallmouth Bass, Largemouth Bass, Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout, Walleye and Muskie. We also guide for Carp on the fly when in season. Limit two anglers per boat.

  • 1/2 Day Fontana Lake                   $225.00
  • Full Day Fontana Lake                 $300.00*


Hazel Creek Back Country Camping Trips

Back-country Camping Trips are offered year round to select places in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park including Hazel Creek, Deep Creek, Noland Creek, Forney Creek, and Eagle Creek. If you’re looking for the ultimate experience in Flyfishing the Smoky Mountains look no further. We do it right! Great fishing, amazing southern food, plenty of stories and memories. Don’t miss out on this opportunity as many outfitters in the area do not offer this option.

  • Guided                         $850.00 per person 
  •  Unguided                  $500.00 per person



 What’s Included?

Included with all of our trips you get use all fly fishing gear, rods, reels, breathable waders, wading boots, flies, leaders, and tippets are provided at no additional charge to our clients. Of course you’ll also get a friendly, professional, knowledgeable local guide who has years of experience guiding.

(*) Indicates Guided Trips that include a stream side lunch and drinks

What do I need to bring?

Fishing license. Depending on where you will be fly fishing determines what license you will need, Just let us know and we’ll be happy to help you get the correct license for the area.

Rain jacket, no matter what the forecast says, after all you’re in the Smoky Mountains and as we say, if you don’t like the weather just wait thirty minutes!

Sunscreen, bug juice, hat and polarized sunglasses.


We do require a 50% deposit to secure your trip. We encourage folks to use our FlyBook reservation system to book their trip online. It’s fast, easy and most importantly, secure! Just click the Book Online! button to the right side of the page.


Trips cancelled less than 14 days prior to scheduled date, will NOT be eligible for a refund or reschedule. If trips are cancelled more than 14 days prior to scheduled date a 20% cancellation fee will be applied. Reschedules can be made up to 14 days prior to originally scheduled dates.

Please be aware we fish in the rain, however if there is thunder, lightning or flooding and you are not available for a reschedule, your trip may be refunded. Your guide makes the determination on inclement weather morning of your trip.


A Gratuity for you guide is not required but greatly appreciated. Just like Dinner in a resturaunt, a 15-25% gratuity is customary. Our guides work hard to put you on fish and teach you as much as possible in the time they have with you. In most cases the very flies you are using your guide tied himself, often times the night before your trip. There’s lots of preparation work needed to be a guide, just showing up on a river without ever doing your homework first is a disaster waiting to happen. Our guides know what rivers are fishing best, where the fish are and what flies the trout will eat for a reason, they do their homework. Tipping him shows your appreciation for his hard work.

If you are Late!

We understand that you are on vacation and may run late from time to time. Our guides will wait for you for 30 minutes from your scheduled start time. If we have not heard from you after 30 minutes past your scheduled start time we will have no choice but to leave. Our guides are on schedules where they have multiple trips in a day and have to stay on their schedules. Thank you for your consideration.

Broken or Damaged Gear

You are more than welcome to use our gear. We provide great service and put high quality gear in your hands, and we don’t mind your borrowing our equipment for the enjoyment of your trip! Please take care of our equipment, it is our livelihoods. In the event you break one of our rods, reels, or tear up our waders, you will be charged for the broken item.

Please give us a call at (828)488-7665 or send us an email to guides@flyfishingthesmokies.net and we’ll be happy to help custom tailor a fly fishing trip that is right for you. Let us help make your trip to the Smokies a memorable one!

Fly Fishing the Smokies is fully insured, licensed, and operates under a special Commercial Use Authorization from the National Park Service.