History of Southern Appalachian Anglers LLC Asheville Fly Fishing Guide Service

Our history is rich in fishing the Southern Appalachian Mountains in Asheville, North Carolina and the surrounding 150 mile radius. Southern Appalachian Anglers LLC Guide Service, was founded by Paul and Kacie Kisielewski in order to share their love of fishing and for teaching others the sport, to give back.
With a wide variety of fishing trips, SAA has been founded on the expertise that our clients desire. Every guide has over 25 years of experience fishing Asheville’s Southern Appalachian Mountains.

Trusted Guides – Exceptional Service

Southern Appalachian Anglers LLC Asheville Fly Fishing Guide Service was founded on the professionalism and expertise that our clients desire. All of our guides are patient, courteous and hold over 20 years of fishing experience in Western North Carolina. Throughout the day on your guided fly fishing trip, you will find that every guide has their own unique fly fishing technique. Each one of their techniques are very effective for catching trophy fish.

About The Founders

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A local to the Asheville area, Paul grew up fly fishing for trout on local creeks and bass fishing on stream-fed mountain lakes around Western North Carolina.  His fishing obsession started at a young age fishing Lake Lure in North Carolina. He became hooked on fly fishing and spent every second of his childhood learning about the creeks, streams and rivers in Asheville, WNC. Paul has extensive knowledge about fishing mountain lakes and the rivers that run into them. USCG Licensed, to provide fun and safe fly fishing backcountry trips – from fly fishing the river, from boat to river.
Born and raised in the mountains just north of Asheville, Kacie has been fishing for trout and smallmouth bass her entire life. Kacie fully manages our young kids Fly Fishing Camp during the summer. Her love for wild trout and other native species has consumed her time, over the years, to make fishing her number one priority…along with long-distance running, Appalachia writing and photography.

Our Passion

With a love for fishing, outdoors and water conservancy –  sharing our expertise so other anglers, inspiring or veteran, has been our passion along with leading professional guide trips around Western North Carolina’s most beautiful lakes, rivers and streams. SAA offers fly fishing wade trips, bass fishing lake trips as well as a combined effort of bass fishing and fly fishing trips which offers a unique experience of both types of fishing all in one day!

Years of Local Experience

With over 25 years of experience our staff of professional fishing guides offer some of the most exciting fishing trips in Western North Carolina. We guarantee to provide an exciting, fish catching experience! Southern Appalachian Anglers LLC offers specialized trips for our clients that want an expedition type fishing trip, waded fly fishing trips for trout and full-day bass fishing trips by boat.