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Address: 2504 Highlands Road, Franklin, NC
Phone Number: +1 724-986-2652
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Excellent Guides-Experienced, Knowledgeable, Efficient, Productive.

We had a large group on a busy day in the mountains-Gordon and Justin Anderson did a great job of putting us on fish around the pressure of Holiday weekend. We had experienced and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Nashville, Tennessee
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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a large group on a busy day in the mountains-Gordon and Justin Anderson did a great job of putting us on fish around the pressure of Holiday weekend. We had experienced and inexperienced fishers in our group- We all caught nice fish all day. I recommend Gordon any time you are in Western NC.

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troutguide, Owner at Turning Stones Fly Fishing, LLC Day Tours, responded to this review

Mark, We had such a great time with your group, we're still talking about it. I thank you so much for coming and can't wait until we can do it again. Gordon More 

Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an absolutely wonderful day with Gordon. He was so helpful and put us in a great area and caught many fish. He was so helpful in getting us all set up and consistently on fish throughout the day. Our group was a mixture of beginners and experienced fly fisherman, and he did a great job in assisting all... More 

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troutguide, Owner at Turning Stones Fly Fishing, LLC Day Tours, responded to this review

Christine, I had such an awesome time with you guys and really appreciate you coming. I can't wait until the next time. Gordon More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

I have had the good fortune of having Gordon as a guide twice. He is an excellent teacher and has put us on the fish both times. Even when the river was low and there was plenty of pressure. We were able to take what he taught us and be reasonably successful on our own. Not bad for rookies! Thanks... More 

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troutguide, Owner at Turning Stones Fly Fishing, LLC Day Tours, responded to this review

Perry, I really appreciate you coming back with us again. Always a fun day on the water when you come. I'm looking forward to fishing with you again here in a couple days! Gordon More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

My 14 and 11 year old sons and I traveled to N.C. for two days of fly fishing and booked Gordon Vanderpool, the owner, for one day and one of his great guides for the second. We had had another great experience with another Turning Stones guide this July and wanted to stay with the company. That was the right... More 

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troutguide, Owner at Turning Stones Fly Fishing, LLC Day Tours, responded to this review

Richard, Thank you so much for the very kind words. We had such a great time with you both days. I'm looking forward to the next trip with you and your boys. Gordon More 

Denham Springs, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Justin made every effort to see that we enjoyed the experience! Everything was provided. He was quick to tie on a new fly or to net our catches. He obviously loved the outdoors and teaching novices how to fly fish. Highly recommended!

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troutguide, Owner at Turning Stones Fly Fishing, LLC Day Tours, responded to this review

I'm really glad to hear you had a great time with Justin. We really appreciate you coming and hopefully we can get you out on the river again some other time. Gordon More 

Bethlehem, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Our family booked a half day fly fishing excursion. Our children range from 7 to 12. Some of our children love fishing, and others had never fished but were willing to give it a try. We were all new to fly fishing. Gordon was very helpful in scheduling us with the right guide and on the right type of excursion... More 

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troutguide, Owner at Turning Stones Fly Fishing, LLC Day Tours, responded to this review

I'm so glad you guys had a great time! Thank you so much for coming out with us, we really appreciate it. Hopefully we'll see you guys again! Take care! Gordon More 

Naples, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

This was a wonderful experience. Gordon Vanderpool, our guide and owner, was wonderful. He showed great patience with my husband and me as this was our first time fly fishing. I would highly recommend this company for any fly fishing expeditions in western North Carolina.

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troutguide, Owner at Turning Stones Fly Fishing, LLC Day Tours, responded to this review

I had a great time with you guys Karen! Thanks for coming. :) More 

Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

I have 2 sons (10 &7) who love to fish. They have been fishing since they were 3 in the ponds & lakes around our home in SC. Several months ago they went fishing off the Intercostals' Waterway & loved it. So when we planned our summer mountain trip, I thought we have to try Fly Fishing. My husband is... More 

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troutguide, Owner at Turning Stones Fly Fishing, LLC Day Tours, responded to this review

Angela, That was such a fun day with your boys, I really really enjoyed that. Hopefully we will get them out again soon, take care! Gordon More 

Mobile, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

My son and I spent the afternoon with Clint - enjoyed our time-- bu the river we were on was pretty narrow - so it was, at times, difficult to cast without getting hung up. we also spent a good amount of time untangling -- in retrospect, i should have asked that we bring 3 rods, so there'd be a... More 

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troutguide, Owner at Turning Stones Fly Fishing, LLC Day Tours, responded to this review

Just wanted to say how much we really appreciate you coming for the trip. Fishing in the hot summer months can sometimes be a little on the tougher side due to warm conditions, but I'm happy you were willing to give it a go. We would love to get you out again hopefully under better conditions. Gordon More 

Graham, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

I was poking around the internet looking for fishing reports for western NC and ran across Gordon Vanderpool's website/guiding service, Turning Stones Fly Fishing. Digging deeper I noticed that he gave lessons in European Style Nymphing. I had never hired a guide before, but always wanted to learn the technique so I gave him a call. I took a chance... More 

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troutguide, Owner at Turning Stones Fly Fishing, LLC Day Tours, responded to this review

I thank you so much for coming and the very kind words. You were very fun and easy to spend the day with, and a very good student of the game. If you keep at it I have no doubt in my mind you will make a fine tight line nymphing fisherman. Hopefully we can do it again one day,... More 

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