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Western North Carolina Fly Shop

Posted by on May 22, 2014

Guided Fly Fishing in North Carolina at its finest!  Hookers Fly Shop and Guide Service located in Sylva, North Carolina offers first rate guided fly fishing trips on the Tuckasegee River including the Tuckasegee Delayed Harvest Section.  We also offer guided fly fishing trips on the Oconaluftee River and the Raven Fork Trophy Water as well as the upper and lower sections of the Nantahala River.  Fly Fishing guides for Great Smoky Mountains National Park streams including overnight camping/fly fishing.   We specialize in guided wade or float trips on the Tuckasegee and the Little Tennessee for trout and smallmouth bass as well as guided wade trips in Cherokee, Waynesville, Nantahala, The Great Smoky Mountains National Parkand many more.  We are conveniently located close to Harrahs Cherokee Casino, the Biltmore House in Asheville, NC and The Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Lamson Waterworks Reels

We are just minutes away from the Tuckasegee River and in the heart of the Western North Carolina Fly Fishing Trail.  We are the closest outfitter and guide service to the world famous Tuckasegee Delayed Harvest section.

Fishpond, Umpqua and William Joseph packs and gear.

We carry great brands to fit every budget. From TFO, Redington, Fishpond and Lilypond, Ross Reels, Lamson Waterworks, Bauer Reels, Echo Rods, William Joseph, Rio, Frog Hair, Rising, Columbia, Sage and many more. We also carry an extensive fly tying selection with products from Montana Fly, Wapsi, Hareline and Umpqua.

Fly Tying materials from Montana Fly Co, Wapsi Fly Tying, Hareline and more.

We offer classes that are free to the public. We work with TU and other various organizations to bring fly fishing to all that want to learn. Our shop is conveniently located near WCU, Dillsboro, Cherokee, Whittier, Waynesville, Bryson City, Nantahala and just a short drive from Asheville.  Our guide service covers most of Western North Carolina including Cherokee, The Smokies and the Western North Carolina Fly Fishing Trail.  We offer both wade and float trips for trout and smallmouth bass.  You can choose from a half day, 3/4 day or full day or if you are the more adventurous type we also offer overnight backcountry fly fishing trips to remote areas of the Smokies and Nantahala National Forest.

Backcountry Camping Spring 2014

Float Trip with longtime client Chuck G. Spring 2014

Use the convenient form below to book a trip or inquire about our services and one of our employees will contact you in less than 24 hours to confirm the trip.  In the message line list the type of trip, length, number of anglers and the date of the trip.




Come visit us and see what we have to offer, or participate in one of our free weekly classes. We also carry Hookers logo tees and hats and guide shirts by Columbia.