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Big Ol' Fish Guiding Service is Murphy North Carolina and Blairsville Georgia's very own professional full-time fishing guide service. Specializing in trophy striped bass, hybrid bass and smallmouth bass fishing. Located in Murphy North Carolina, we...more
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On August 28th my husband Bill, and friends Del and Jan went fishing with Shane in Hiawassee. We had the best time and caught more than thirty fish in a few hours. We will definitely book again. Highly recommend Big Ol’ Fishing Guiding Service!
I have been out with Shayne twice now and the last fishing trip (I should say Catching trip) was awesome. We hit Lake Chatuge with a friend of mine for his birthday and my 11 year old nephew. We had been rained out 2x's this...More
Found this company in a local advertising magazine and decided to give them a try. I’m glad I did. Sean was awesome, he put us on fish right from the start. Super nice boat, nice fishing gear and couldn’t be happier on how the trip...More
This was my second trip out with Shayne. I brought my son who is only 3 years old but loves to fish and also my brother who is a novice angler. Shayne put us on the fish immediately. We lost count but must have caught...More
Wanted to take my 8 year old son fishing and show him how much fun fishing could be instead of just drowning bait with dear old Dad! Scheduled a trip with Shane on Lake Chatuge for end of July. Planned a morning trip but schedules...More
Went on our yearly vacation to Hayesville NC and decided to do some lake fishing. I came across Big Ol' Fish guiding service ran by Shane and I couldn't of made a better decision by booking a trip with him. Our family of 5 fit...More
We have been on two trips with Shane and both have been such a good time. Even the two teenagers we drug out of bed at 5 in the morning had a good time! We are already planning on going again next year.
My grandson and I met the Big Ol' Fish captain before six a.m. on a beautiful July morning.
We were interested in catching Hybrid striped bass and anything else that might take our bait.
The captain put us over his favorite "honey hole" and immediately...More
Shane had the boat ready and in the water by the time we arrived at 5:45 in the morning. This is my 3rd trip with Shane and he never disappoints. We caught so many fish we ran out of bait later that morning. This is...More
Absolutely.. We supply all the fishing equipment, drinks and snacks. We use all modern fishing gear and nice new large boats. I promise you'll have a blast and experience some great fishing. Plus see some beautiful views..