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Brown Trout Fly Fishing, LLC., NC

Brown Trout Fly Fishing LLC is an Orvis-Endorsed Fly-Fishing Guide Service in Asheville, North Carolina. We specialize in Guiding and Teaching Fly Fishing for Trout and Smallmouth Bass in Western North Carolina and East Tennessee. Asheville, North Carolina is the epicenter of Southeastern trout fishing and we have more - and more diverse - trout streams within a one hour drive than anywhere around.
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105 of 105(100%)customers would recommend this to a friend.
Customer Reviews for Brown Trout Fly Fishing, LLC., NC
Review 1 for Brown Trout Fly Fishing, LLC., NC
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Great Day on the Water,
October 8, 2012
By: spartanflyking
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"I have been fishing with Brown twice and have been more than impressed on both trips. I was excited to have a guide close to my age, mid-twenties, who had enough experience to teach a novice. The first trip I booked was with my younger brother. We both required extensive instruction and he never lost patience. It was a very successful fishing trip and the conversation came easily. He was able to relate to my younger brother in college and never missed a beat. I took my 83 year old grandfather on the second trip and don't think it could have gone any better. We again hit the fish pretty hard. My grandfather has been flyfishing for a while and did not need the same instruction I did. Brown did a good job of handling two different stages of fishermen on the boat. My grandfather was most impressed with Brown's knowledge of the river and surrounding areas. He graduated from Sewanee with a background in geology and environmental studies. It was pretty cool to learn more about the river we were fishing! I definitely recommend booking through him and will certainly be going back. He even keeps a blog with current fishing conditions on his website!"
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 2 for Brown Trout Fly Fishing, LLC., NC
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Great Guys, Great Time,
June 22, 2015
By: kaceybenson1
from Asheville, NC, USA
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Additional Thoughts:Christian on day 1 also
"Brown and Christian were not only skilled but, guys you'd actually want to hang out with. All of us had little to no fly experience and caught fish after fish. Waded one day and floated another, still can't decide which was more beautiful. Lunch was amazing, guides walked us through and explained every special situation leading to way more fish than others around us. Word can't explain how incredible this was.
Don't hesitate to book Brown Trout if you're in the area."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 3 for Brown Trout Fly Fishing, LLC., NC
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Excellent Guide,
June 21, 2015
By: StAugMark
from Asheville, NC, USA
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"Last week my son and I went on a float trip with guide Jake Chiles. He is an excellent guide. He is knowledgeable, friendly, fun, and an expert of his local waters. Each time I have fished with Jake we have caught tons of fish. He understands where they are in the rivers and has excellent eyes at spotting them. His equipment is first rate and he is a true professional. This is the second year in a row we have fished with Jake and we will be back again next year!"
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 4 for Brown Trout Fly Fishing, LLC., NC
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Incredible Time on Green River!,
June 18, 2015
By: ZackWilson
from Greenville, SC, USA
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"I started fishing last fall and could never manage to catch anything until we went out with Brown this past May. Not only did I learn more than I anticipated, but we caught a ton of trout in the process! Brown is very hands on with his teaching and actually makes you want to learn more. I definitely plan on going again in the future to see how my skills have improved! This trip is great for all ages and all skill levels."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 5 for Brown Trout Fly Fishing, LLC., NC
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All we could ask for,
June 18, 2015
By: BryanBell
from Raleigh, NC, USA
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"This was our second trip with Brown and Jake. They are the best. All of us had great success, but I was really hoping for a lifetime memory for my 8 year old son. We did. Last year he caught 11 on his dream day. This year he did even better, landing 18 including a 15" brown beauty. Several other people fishing nearby had a "bad day" so we need to give full credit for our wonderful day to Brown and Jake. We are hoping we get to fish with them every year."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 6 for Brown Trout Fly Fishing, LLC., NC
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Great Time on the Pidgeon,
May 7, 2015
By: thoover
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"Our guide Jake was the best, even though it poured rain the whole day he put us on fish on a river that was not too impacted by the deluge. I would definitely hire them for a return trip."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 7 for Brown Trout Fly Fishing, LLC., NC
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Great experience!!!,
May 5, 2015
By: JoshAmmons
from Charlotte, NC
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"Brown & Jake made my first fly-fishing adventure as easy and seamless as possible. Our entire group picked it up quickly and I doubt that can be attributed to our natural fishing abilities.
I would recommend either or both of our guides, Brown and Jake, to anyone consider a fun client, family, or friend outing in the Asheville area."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 8 for Brown Trout Fly Fishing, LLC., NC
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Best fishing experience ever,
May 5, 2015
By: Brooksbbc
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"I grew up fishing in the mountains but I have never had an experience like I did with Brown. This was my first fly fishing attempt so I wasn't sure how the day would go. An hour in I felt like a pro and already caught more trout than I've ever caught in a day! Brown did a phenomenal job teaching me how to handle casting and some much needed "trout psychology". I would recommend them to anybody I know!"
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 9 for Brown Trout Fly Fishing, LLC., NC
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First Class Experience,
May 5, 2015
By: LowcountryAngler
from Charleston, SC, USA
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"My first attempt at fly fishing and because of Brown, it couldn't have been better. He's extremely knowledgeable and patient with beginners. Overall, it was a first class trip and I will most certainly schedule another trip in the future with him!"
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 10 for Brown Trout Fly Fishing, LLC., NC
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First Timer & I'm Hooked,
May 4, 2015
By: DrewMood
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"Brown & Jake were the ideal guides, very personable and laid back. Great instructors for a bunch of first timers. They made sure we caught a ton of fish by moving around and changing up our flies continually. They also delivered a first class lunch when we needed it most."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 11 for Brown Trout Fly Fishing, LLC., NC
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Highly Recommend,
May 4, 2015
By: Alan843
from Charleston, SC, USA
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"We had a blast fishing with Brown and Jake. Both were very knowledgeable and overall very genuine guys. They know how to put together a good meal as well! I would absolutely recommend this trip to anyone looking to go fly fishing whether a beginner or experienced. We will definitely be back."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 12 for Brown Trout Fly Fishing, LLC., NC
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Great time,
May 1, 2015
By: MikeS1
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"Brown and Galen were fantastic guides. They knew the perfect spots to go and we caught a ton of fish while enjoying the beautiful NC scenery. Well done guys!"
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 13 for Brown Trout Fly Fishing, LLC., NC
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WOW!! what an experience,
April 30, 2015
By: Thax
from Asheville, NC, USA
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Additional Thoughts:A very patient man and also very good at getting flies out of trees and undoing knots.
"This was my first guided fly fishing experience, so I do not have any one to compare Brown Hobson to...except for my many years of owning a company and learning to recognize the people who were exceptional. Brown to truly an exceptional person.
If you want to catch fish, learn a LOT about the art of flying fishing, and have an outstanding lunch next to a beautiful creek...call Brown Hobson. He WILL get the job done.
Robert
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Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 14 for Brown Trout Fly Fishing, LLC., NC
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Trout fishing at its best!,
April 28, 2015
By: WaltFrick
from Charleston, SC
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"Can't express properly how much we enjoyed our fishing trip with Jake. He did a super job putting us on the fish, provided a great lunch on the banks of the river, and helping us to enjoy our time catching rainbow and brown trout. We certainly will be back in the near future!!!"
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 15 for Brown Trout Fly Fishing, LLC., NC
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Awesome Time Fishing!!!,
April 27, 2015
By: FirstTimeFisher
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"Brown was friendly and knowledgeable. My dad and I had an excellent time fly fishing for the first time."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 16 for Brown Trout Fly Fishing, LLC., NC
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Trout, trout and more trout,
April 13, 2015
By: BillC122
from Mooresville, NC, USA
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Additional Thoughts:Excellent guide
"I have been fishing with Brown on numerous occasions with my son and son-in-law and have never been disappointed. Brown seems to know where the fish are and which flies to use. Brook, brown, and rainbow trout are always on the hook. If you are a beginner, Brown will show you all the techniques you'll need to know to start catching fish."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 17 for Brown Trout Fly Fishing, LLC., NC
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Fishing With Brown,
April 9, 2015
By: MisplacedAlaskan
from Durham, NC
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"What a great day! My wife and I went on a 1 day wade trip with Brown. He was everything we hoped for, patient, knowledgable, and a good teacher."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 18 for Brown Trout Fly Fishing, LLC., NC
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Brown caught Brown with Brown,
April 8, 2015
By: DougBrown
from Asheville, NC, USA
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Additional Thoughts:Professional and attentive to my son and I
"Get away to reconnect with my 17 year old son was all I had hoped for.
Our first fly fishing experience was wonderful.
Looking at gear now and plan to fish together often."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 19 for Brown Trout Fly Fishing, LLC., NC
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spring break trout fishing with John john and Jake,
March 31, 2015
By: DrJohn38120
from Asheville, NC, USA
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Additional Thoughts:Great personality, even temperament,,really easy to be around, and would definitely do other outdoor adventures with him, fishing and hunting.
"My son, John John, and I spent a day and a half trout fishing with Jake Chiles of Brown Trout Fly Fishing LLC and couldn't have had a better time. Jake was great to be around for our time together and very helpful in everything we did. We floated the first day and he handled the boat and us with lots of patience and expertise. The river was beautiful and had a great day being outdoors. Our second day was a half day of wading with intermittent rain showers but the fishing and company was just as memorable. Would definitely ask Jake again to guide us and have already recommended Brown Trout Fly Fishing Llc to my friends who are talking about vacationing in Asheville."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 20 for Brown Trout Fly Fishing, LLC., NC
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Great winter trip,
February 9, 2015
By: RexH
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"My grandson and I fished two streams with Brown and had a great experience. Brown has an extra measure of patience and a real gift for communicating, even with two generations in the same boat. And I am now convinced that winter fly fishing in NC should be on your bucket list. We caught lots of fish including several large rainbows, some beautiful browns, and both native and stocked fish. And with his geology background, Brown is a wealth of information. I highly recommend this trip."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes