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Gordon Vanderpool

Gordon began fly fishing as a teenager in southwestern Pennsylvania, where he was raised. He has snagged great catches from as far away as Nevada, California, and Belize. However, he and his wife decided to settle in western North Carolina, where they started Turning Stone's Fly Fishing. Gordon is a Certified Casting Instructor for the Federation of Fly Fishers and the  Southeastern Coach of the USA Youth Fly Fishing Team.

Paul Bourcq

Paul began fly fishing with Gordon in 2008. With Gordon’s training, Paul embraced the sport and made his way to Captain of the North Carolina Fly Fishing Team in 2011. He later became the U.S. Youth Fly Fishing Team coach, winning two world championships in Italy and Ireland. Paul is an FFF Certified Master Casting Instructor and loves to train new anglers. He believes the waters in western North Carolina are the best in the world for this sport.

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Anthony Allen

Anthony grew up in Madison Co., NC where he spent most of his free time hunting and fishing the mountains of Western North Carolina. After a 20 year career in the U.S. Army, he returned home to begin his next career as a guide. He has attended two different guide schools with World Cast Anglers in Victor, ID, and the Mac Brown Fly Fishing guide school in Bryson City, NC.