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The Tar River Co. is Eastern North Carolina's premier freshwater fly fishing guide service specializing in the state's coastal river systems. Eastern North Carolina is home to one of the most unique and untapped freshwater fishing resources in the country. With four major watersheds and countless tributaries, it would take a lifetime to explore all the water this region has to offer. Tar River Co. has spent years dialing in this region and has built a year-round fishing program with something for every angler. Whether you're looking to fish the famed Striped Bass run on the Roanoke, fish the crystal clear rivers for summer Large Mouth Bass and Panfish, or experience the best fly-fishing for Hickory & American Shad in the world we can build a trip for you! 

We fish the Tar River, Roanoke River, and Neuse River primarily targeting a number of different species through the changing seasons. We offer trips to accommodate anglers of all skill levels and ages. The majority of our fishing takes place within an hour and a half of the Triangle area. All of our guides are professionally trained, licensed, first aid/CPR certified and insured. 

LARGEMOUTH BASS

(year-round)

American Shad

(February-May)

Striped Bass

(January-June)
Email: info@captwillpaul.com
Phone: 904-382-2277