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Meet Your Guide

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Book a Trip

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Operating independently out of the Boone, North Carolina region, Tolliver’s Guide Service offers guided fly fishing trips to high country veteran explorers and newbie vacationers alike. Book trips in either Virginia, Tennessee, or North Carolina, and receive waders and fly rods, free of charge with every experience. Newcomers will love the affordable opportunities to enjoy the sport, and experienced anglers will learn more about the area than they knew before.

Your guide, former park ranger Jesse Tolliver, comes with 20 years of experience fishing the high country streams of Virginia, Tennessee, and North Carolina. He has three years of guiding experience, including two at an Orvis endorsed lodge in Virginia. In addition to knowledge, he is fully licensed and insured, so you have nothing to worry about when planning your trip.

Why Choose us

Experience

Experience

As a former park ranger, Jesse has fished nearly every stream in the area. He also has years of experience guiding fly fishing.

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Solo or Groups

Solo or Groups

We offer solo & group guide trips, including families We provide a safe & fun learning activity for children.

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Equipment Provided

Equipment Provided

If you don't have your own, waders and fly rods are provided at no additional cost.

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Private Access

Private Access

Unlike other guide services, we have private access to one of the most prolific wild trout streams in Tennessee.

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Testimonials

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My Rates

All trips (even half days) will include a freshly cooked shore lunch. Your guide Jesse has 25 years of culinary experience. The menu will be discussed in detail at the time of booking. We will take a half an hour for a proper meal, and this will not count towards the total trip hours that you have booked. I will provide comfortable seating and drinks as well. Book a trip with us to experience southern hospitality at it’s finest.

I only offer wade trips, but all boots and waders are provided to you free of charge.

  • Half day, four hours, one angler:  $140.00
  • Full day, eight hours, one angler:  $170.00
  • Half day, four hours, two anglers:  $180.00
  • Full day, eight hours, two anglers:  $210.00
  • Half day, four hours, three anglers:  $200.00
  • Full day, eight hours, three anglers:  $225.00
  • Half day, four hours, four anglers:  $225.00
  • Full day, eight hours, four anglers:  $250.00
  • Note: these rates do not include gratuity for your guide
  • Let me know of any dietary restrictions before booking a trip.

Is there a deposit required?

Yes, there is a 35 dollar deposit required to book a trip and hold a date in the calendar. This fee is refundable up to one week in advance of your trip. The deposit will go towards the final cost of the trip that you have scheduled. If on the day of your trip the fishing conditions are not favorable, we will reschedule to another date free of charge.

What forms of payment do you accept?

I accept paypal, check, or cash.  Tolliver’s Guide Service can now process credit card payments through Square.