OUTFITTER & GUIDE PARTNERS OUTFITTER &GUIDE PARTNERS Creel Lodge is pleased to be in partnership with a select group of outfitters and guides, both locally and in the Southeast U.S. Creel Lodge is pleased to be in partnership with a select group of outfitters and guides, both locally and in the Southeast U.S. Fish Tales Outfitters &Guide Service • Franklin, NC Fish Tales Outfitters is owned and operated by Ernie King who has a great range of gear to choose from including RL Winston Rods & Fishpond. Offering a full guide service range headed by former US National Fly Fishing member Grant Hawse. Maggie Valley Fly ShopMaggie Valley, NC Kristin Young, Shannon Young and Roy Milling own and operate one of Western North Carolina's premier fly shops and outfitters that features a great selection of Hardy rods and reels. On the water, Maggie Valley has a notable group of talented and knowledgeable guides. Turning Stones Fly FishingFranklin, NC An exceptional independent fly fishing guide service founded in 2007 by Gordon Vanderpool. Gordon is a top-tier angler, a fantastic guide & instructor who is also fun to fish with. Gordon is the SE Regional Coach for the US Youth Fly Fishing Team.