Bristol Anglers takes pride in providing a professional guide service and most importantly a friendly and relaxing environment for our guests.


Float down the river for our wild brown and rainbow trout  populations available year round in East Tennessee’s fisheries.

Small Mouth

Seeking trophy smallmouth bass? Tennessee’s home to some of the best smallmouth fishing in the world.  


Hunt this elusive predator for one of the most challenging and exhilarating freshwater fishing experiences around.

Expert Guide

Matt "Scooter" Guinn

River Guide

Scooter grew up in a military family moving all over East TN to eastern NC. He developed a love for fly fishing when he moved here about 15 years ago. Scooter is a self-taught angler and fly tier. He has fly patterns with Montana Fly Company. He became a full-time guide in 2010 and enjoys every aspect of fly fishing. Most of all, he enjoys the people he gets to talk to and row down the river with while teaching them new things and making them better anglers.


Half Day

Half Day River Float
$ 400
  • 4 — 5 Hours
  • No Lunch

Full Day

Full Day River Float
$ 500
  • 7 — 8 Hours
  • Lunch

All Packages:

  • All Gear Included (minus Jackets)
  • Fishing License NOT Included


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