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Trip PlanningAdventures With A Guide


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What to Expect

Katala Outdoors specializes in guided fly fishing trips in western North Carolina and eastern Tennessee. We are dedicated to providing you, your friends, and your family with a memorable experience in the great outdoors. Our North Carolina fly fishing guides deliver the greatest client experience possible in the region. These guides are pleasant, educated, experienced, and passionate about introducing new people to the wonderful sport of fly fishing. Jonathan Smith, who was born and raised in North Carolina, is the owner of Katala Outdoors.

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Hunting Trips

Do you prefer to stay on land? Check out our new hunting trips, including squirrels, deer, and turkeys.

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