Welch’s Guide Service is located 85 miles north of Atlanta and 81 miles south of Chattanooga. We have access to many different lakes in three different states!

Welcome to Welch’s Guide Service! I am a USCG Licensed Guide/ Certified CPR/First Aid, located roughly 85 miles north of Atlanta and 81 miles south of Chattanooga. I have access to seven different lakes in three different states (North Carolina, Tennessee, and Georgia, ). We can get you hooked on smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, and spotted bass, which are all native to the lakes we guide on. Two of the lakes in which we serve, Lake Chickamauga and Lake Burton, are national-ranked big bass fisheries. Take a gander around the site and select the “booking” feature when you’re ready to hit the water!

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Not sure which lake you want to sink your hook into? Take a look at all seven lakes which we access. They’re all beautiful with mountain views and each special in their own way.

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Fishing guides aren’t as expensive as you think! Take a look at our rates and you’ll see. There’s nothing like hitting the lake with an expert that knows all the hot spots.

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Already sold on Welch’s Guide Service? That’s great! Click the button below to head over to the booking page to reserve your dates.

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Want to take a look at some of our most recent trips? Check out our gallery page or Blog to see the array of beautiful fish hooked and customer smiles caught.

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