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Backcountry trips in the Smokies

Backcountry trips in the Smokies with Hookers Fly Shop and Guide Service.

Guided overnight fly fishing trips in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  Everyone dreams of getting out and getting away from it all. At Hookers Fly Shop, we can make those dreams a reality. We concentrate our trips on the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Some our favorite remote locations are:

Backcountry trips in the Smokies

Overnight Backcountry trip on Hazel Creek

  • Hazel Creek
  • Forney Creek
  • Deep Creek
  • Enloe Creek
  • Cabin Flats
  • Eagle Creek
  • Noland Creek
  • Bradley Fork and Chasteen Creek and more.

We can hike in, boat in or even paddle in. Hookers Fly Shop can help you customize a trip that will make memories to last a lifetime.

Click here to book your next overnight backcountry fly fishing trip.

Backcountry trips in the Smokies

2015 Hazel Creek Trip

Our Back Country Trip leader, Jason Cole, has a degree in Outdoor Leadership and has experience leading small and large groups into backcountry settings.  He is also CPR and Wilderness First Responder Certified.  Jason has over 25 years of backcountry experience.  He has led numerous backcountry trips with clients, family members and classmates for the past 17 years.  Jason began backpacking, camping and fishing on Hazel, Forney and Eagle Creeks when he was only five years old.  His grandfather Henry Lambert (Chief Henry) taught Jason how to fish, backpack, setup backcountry campsites and how to respect the land and animals in the backcountry.

Camping in the Backcountry

Our back country trips practice Leave No Trace camping. We are fully insured and registered to operate inside the GSMNP and Nantahala National Forest.

Backcountry trips in the Smokies

Hazel Creek Backcountry trip May 2012

Trips include three backcountry meals per day.  All the necessary fishing equipment (i.e. rods, waders, boots, leaders, tippet and flies).  Tents, sleeping bags and packs can be provided Hookers Fly Shop.  You will need to bring toiletries, appropriate clothing for the outdoors and various weather conditions including proper rain gear, and any prescription or non-prescription medicines you may need.  It is recommended that you talk to your Backcountry Trip Leader about proper gear/clothing, prior to your trip.

Backcountry trips in the Smokies

April 2014 Backcountry Trip

If you have any questions or concerns about our backcountry trips please feel free to call or email our trip leader, Jason Cole.    828-587-HOOK

Backcountry trips in the Smokies

Beautiful Smoky Mountain Brown Trout with Hookers Fly Shop guide Jason Cole. Summer 2014.


Prices and Considerations

Number of Days/ Nights Solo Camper Double
2 days 1 night $650.00 $950.00
3 days 2 nights $1000.00 $1400.00
Our guides can accommodate two people per guide on back country trips.
Groups are welcome.  Call or email for group rates.  Additional guide and/or transportation/shuttle fees may apply.

We also have lower rates for anyone looking for an unguided back country trip.  Click our online store tab for more pricing options.

Call 828-587-4665 for more information or email us at

Backcountry trips in the Smokies

Beautiful Hazel Creek Rainbow Trout July 2019

Backcountry trips in the Smokies.