Cherokee, North Carolina
Joey Walraven is a Douglas Guide from Atlanta, Georgia and is the guides at/owns River’s Edge Outfitters in Cherokee, North Carolina. Joey is an established competitive trout angler in the state of North Carolina. He guides all the streams on the Western North Carolina Fly Fishing Trail, including the new Fly Fishing Only Catch and Release section of the Raven Fork in Cherokee, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Nantahala River, Tuckasegee River, Little Tennessee River, Cullasaja River, Horsepasture River, Chattooga River, the South Holston and Watauga River. The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is our backyard and as such we specialize in guiding backcountry wild mountain trout excursions to Deep Creek, Hazel Creek, Noland Creek, Eagle Creek, Bradley Fork, Straight Fork, Oconoluftee River, Little River and many others.