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Blue Ridge Fly-Fishing

Natalie Sharp -  Guide

Experience the art of fly-fishing in the beautiful Trout Capital of North Georgia in Blue Ridge, GA.  Imagine a half day or full day wade trip of guided fly-fishing on the pristine Noontootla Creek or the headwaters of the Toccoa River, followed by a lite or full gourmet lunch at the rivers' edge served with your favorite choice of beverage is the perfect ending to your fly-fishing adventure.  

 Which fly-fishing adventure describes your dream?  Are you coordinating a client outing?  Scheming plans for a girls-only weekend getaway?  Seeking a fun and new experience to share with your loved one?   Celebrating a special occasion- anniversary or birthday?  Looking for that perfect and unusual gift for a special friend?  A family vacation outing? Curious about whether you may cast your way into a new hobby?  At SharperBites - it's all about an experience and making fly- fishing fun!

Natalie releasing a catch.

About your Guide -  Natalie grew up river and deep-sea fishing in Florida with her father and took up fly fishing as a hobby in 2000 to relieve the stress of her day job.  Falling in love with the sport, the rivers, creeks and the quaintness of Blue Ridge, the hobby that began as stress reliever soon became Natalie's passion to share with others.  Combining her love for cooking and fly-fishing, Natalie created SharperBites to fulfill her vision of the ultimate fun for a relaxing and unique fly-fishing experience while escaping to the beautiful mountains of Blue Ridge, GA known as the Trout Capital of Georgia,

Natalie with her disarming personality, sense of humor, and expertise provide the perfect learning experience for your fly-fishing adventure while relaxing in Blue Ridge.  And to remember  your fly-fishing experience each guest receives a CD of photographs - memories to last a lifetime and share with family and friends.                        

Call today and book your trip!  All is equipment is provided.  Just bring your fishing license with a trout stamp, polarized sunglasses, hat/sun visor, (2) pair of sport socks, rain jacket, a change of clothes and long underwear (if fishing during the winter months).

      Bringing a change of clothes is always  a
  good idea, just in case you get wet !


Natalie grows her own lettuce and tomatoes during the
Spring and Summer seasons. She is known for her gourmet
summer salad with glazed pecans, mandarin oranges,
avacado, dried cranberries-   All served rivers


At SharperBites, lunch
at the river's edge  is all part of the experience!  Choose from a boxed "lite lunch" or a "full gourmet lunch"   at the river's edge. 
 booked a SharperBites flyfishing trip for my wife's Birthday.  She has been wanting to try fly fishing for awhile.  The fishing was great but the gourmet lunch unbelievable. Natalie's attention to the dining details is exactly what  my  wife  enjoys!   We  both are hooked and will be back. We love Blue Ridge".    
                               Jeanne & Alec  Atlanta, GA 
 A corporate outing with a lite picnic lunch at creekside."

Ladies Day -
"There isn't a better way to spend a day with friends than with a SharperBites flyfishing adventure.  We all caught fish!  Some of us had never fished before and some us were repeat guests."      Susie & The Fl Gang

        "Alright, so we got a bit carried away with harrasment of Joe. 
                  Fishing with SharperBites is always a fun outing.
                            We can't wait to return in the Spring."  

Katherine's first time fly fishing and first catch male Brook Trout.  
                                        Catch Date  May 24, 2013

            Cast Your Way Into A New Hobby  
With A SharperBites Fly Fishing Adventure!

Frances is proud of her first 20" Brown Trout catch.
What a beautiful fish and so fun to catch. 
Catch Date   June 7, 2013   
Randy Durden, Blue Ridge, GA
Janice Durden  with her 28" in Rainbow. while it wasn't the biggest it was close.  The saying below is applies to all of us female fly fishers.  Janice has already booked her Spring trip with SharperBites.  She has become an avid fly fisher and loves fishing with her husband Randy.

Grant Fitts  Age 15 lands this beautiful female trout on the Toccoa headwaters after a long fight  up three waterfalls, and  crawling under laurel (check out his video).  
Someone asked why he wasn't smiling ?  
At age 15 you smile on the inside!

Breck Davis and his underwater view of his beautiful Brown.

    Breck Davis with his beautiful Brown.
Cleveland, TN

Ben Moorlang,   Atlanta, GA

Charlie Sadler's  9.2 lb BEAUTIFUL BROWN!
March 14, 2014

A fisherman once said- "You want to catch a fish, then you want to catch many fish, then you want to catch bigger fish.  Now that I have done those I can just relax and enjoy fishing".

How can Ralph Artigliere, past President of Blue Ridge TU Chapter be smiling with a broken Sage rod in his hand?  
Because a BIG FISH broke it  . . .    and Sage has a lifetime warranty! 
It was a GREAT DAY watching this expert maneuver Noontootla Creek.  Sharing tips back and forth  was a big highlight of the day. 
   Thanks Ralph!


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SharperBites has added one additional mile of private water on the Tickanetley Creek & Cartecay between Blue Ridge & Ellijay.   The water is wider, easy wading and has plenty of fish for the "catching".  Ideal for all fly fishers. 

 Plan ahead . . .
 book for Spring early!

This is our most popular season.

NEW WATER  -  The "Tick" & Cartecay

Natalie is available to guide on one mile of the "Tick & Cartecay", two miles of private TROPHY WATER on Noontootla Creek
 and  2200 feet 
on the headwaters of the Toccoa River . 

 Trips will be booked on  water according to the 
availability and needs/experience of her guests. 
 If you prefer a male guide just let Natalie
know when booking a trip.

Shore lunches are available with advanced notice
 to complete an exceptional day on the water.  
Enjoy sitting by the river "where fly fishing meets
 a touch of heaven and trophy trout are plentiful".

Jim Harshbarger from Boston, MA and a former high school classmate of Natalie's joined SharperBites for a day of fly fishing on the headwaters of the Toccoa.  Jim came with lots of fly fishing experience and new exactly how to fight "Trophy Trout", the learning curve for Jim was the subtle hit of our Georgia trout. 
The "Catch of  the Day" was this Brown on a
"Big, UGLY Legged Wooly Bugger".                            
February 1, 2015


Natalie always enjoys experimenting with
underwater photography with her Fuji camera. 

Christina Hall from San Diego, CA, Manager of Guest Services for the Padres spent a day fishing with SharperBites to cast her way into a new hobby.  Her first catch of the day was this 29.5 w 18" Girth @ 11.7 lb Rainbow.  Christina did a great job fighting this fish with Natalie's help guiding her to the landing.  She caught several other fish for the day but this the prize catch.  Hooked for life???   November 10, 2014

Greg Adams, Blairsville, GA dentist caught a trifecta.  
A Rainbow  29" 17" girth @ 10.5 pounds.,
 Brown that didn't get measured,  and Brook.  
Each fish was caught on a different fly .
November 5, 2014

   Greg is a seasoned angler who landed these beautiful fish.   

Male Brook trout.

What do guests with SharperBites all have in common?
 A BIG SMILE to go along with a BIG CATCH! 
 D'Wayne Fowler an Ellijay dentist, signed up for the
 SharperBites "Stress Free Seminar"  a day of fishing
on the headwaters of the Toccoa.
 Natalie thought she was fishing with a Canadian Mounty.

October 2 2014

Mike Holloway returned for another day on the water
with SharperBites to land this beautiful Brown trout.
 Mike is a regular angler  who fishes with Natalie for
trophy  trout  and comes for the gourmet lunch too.
September 25, 2014

Steve Hayes from Vero Beach, Fl who operates
"StumpKnocker" Swamp Airboat Tours
and is a life long friend with Natalie for  45 years.  
As a former saltwater guide he decided to try
 freshwater trout stream and was thrilled with this catch.  
Steve says "stopping in to visit with NAT will be part of
his annual vacation".
                         September 17, 2014

The "Catch of the Trip" goes to  Norman (DAD) on the last
cast of the day -  a  31-32" @  20-22lb 
female rainbow.  The expression tells it all!  WOW!!!!!!

Daughter, Ashley lands this beautiful male Brown trout and
she was thrilled -  the only Brown caught during the two days.
 Sister Lindsay out fished everyone  the first day but Ashley ended
 up with the Queen Trout Tiara with this special Brown!  

Mathew Fitzgerald  from South Florida fishes for permit fish,  
Bonefish and Tarpon.  He decided to  cast his way into fishing North Georgia Noontootla Creek in the Trout Capital of Georgia.
  Masterful at site fishing best describes this  angler.
 Watching him site fish and land this beautiful Rainbow
was a thrill.   It was an exceptional day of dry fly fishing.
Another GREAT DAY in the outside office! 

                               August 6, 2014 

Grant shared a day with Madison fishing for trophy trout on the headwaters of the Toccoa River where Madison proceeded
to catch this 30" 10.8 lb Rainbow for her first catch.
 While Madison caught the biggest Grant had an exceptional day
 with the most fish caught.  He is quite an accomplished fly fisher.
What a day -   a trip they both will long cherish and remember
  At SharperBites we are all about  having fun and creating memories!
                        July 28, 2014

Bruce Sanson landed this beautiful male  at Noontootla Creek Farms. -  Caught on a large white streamer and he hit hard. 
                    July 18, 2014

While everyone wants to land the BIG ONE,
sometimes its all about looking at the beauty in a small
fish hoping that years from now it will become that
BIG ONE . . .  just enjoy the day for whatever it brings.. .  
                                                        Caught on Noontootla Creek

                                            July 12, 2014