Fishing Apalachia Lake Tours Lake Tours 359 Adventure Ranch Road, Murphy, NC 28906 828-494-7542

Chartered Boat Tours with Captain. You set the Agenda for swimming, tubing, waterfall hike, and touring the hidden gem of Cherokee County. Lake Appalachia is a pristine wilderness protected 10-mile long lake surrounded by awesome mountain views. Fun for the whole Family!
Big Ol' Fish Guiding Service Guiding Service , Murphy NC 28906 828-361-2021

How about booking a trip with an experienced professional fishing guide in the North Georgia and Western North Carolina area? Big Ol' Fish Guiding Service is here for you! Our guided fishing trips/charters are conducted on Lake Nottely, Lake Chatuge, Apalachia Lake, Lake Blue Ridge and Lake Hiwassee. Equipped with all the new modern gear and new large boats, we have what it takes for you to experience the very best in striper, largemouth bass, hybrid, smallmouth and walleye fishing around. Big Ol' Fish Guiding Service is Murphy, NC's, Blairsville, Ga's and Hiawassee, Ga's extreme fishing charter service.

We run guided trips 365 days a year.  Year round fishing excitement for the family or just a couple of buddies.  Specializing in striper fishing. 

Great prices on 6 & 8 hour trips.
Cherokee Lake Picnic Area Cherokee Lake Picnic Area From Murphy, take US 64 West, and go 8 miles. Turn right onto NC 294, and go 3 miles. Turn right onto Forest Service Road 313 to enter the picnic area., Murphy NC 28906 828-837-5152

Facilities:  Picnicking – 25 units, Drinking Water, Vaultl-Flush Toilets

Attractions:  Hiking, Fishing Pier (proper NC Fishing License required)

Enjoy the Peace and Quiet

Dukes Hideaway Marina NESTLED IN THE HEART of United States Forest Service - Dukes Hideaway Marina is the "Perfect" way to spend your time in Murphy North Carolina! 555 Duke Lodge Road, Murphy NC 28906 828-835-3332

Whether  you are a visitor to the area or a full time resident, you will enjoy your time at Dukes Marina on Lake Hiwassee.  Offering gas dock, boat ramp, mini storage, fishing, boating. pontoon boat rental, slip rentals and swimming.
Hanging Dog Creek Campground 629 Ed Graves Road, Murphy NC 28906 813-624-5309

We are a family owned and operated 13 space camping facility. We offer full hook up and creek front spaces.
Harbor Cove Marina Harbor Cove Marina 400 Harbor Cove Lane, Murphy, NC 28906 828-644-5253

Harbor Cove Marina has reopened offering pontoon and slip rentals on Hiwassee Lake. Tours of Hiwassee Lake available – morning, afternoon and sunset excursions available. Open daily, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; for more information go to or call 828-644-5253.

Hiwassee River Watershed Coalition, Inc. Online mapping and trip planning resources for the Hiwassee, Nottely, and Valley Rivers. 90 Tennessee Street, Murphy, NC 28906 828-837-5414

Uniquely situated between four destination whitewater rivers in the southeast – the Ocoee, Nantahala, Cheoah and Chattooga – the Hiwassee River watershed hosts a wide variety of river and lake resources for water-based recreational activi- ties for people of all ages, abilities and skill levels.
Howard's Bait & Tackle 15 Sandy Gap Road, Murphy, NC 28906 828-644-0601

Howard’s Bait & Tackle offers Guide Service, Knives, Guns & Ammo, Live Bait, Lures, Tackle, Cold Drinks & Snacks.
Mountain Lakes Guide Service Fishing Guide , Murphy NC 28906 865-466-1345

Serving Western North Carolina and North Georgia
Mountain View Marina To access the relaxing waters of Lake Hiawassee, visit Mountain View Marina. 200 Dean Aldrich Drive, Murphy NC 28906 828-644-5451

To access the relaxing waters of Lake Hiwassee, visit Mountain View Marina. Nested in the gated Bear Paw Resort, our full-service marina offers boat rental, slip rentals, gasoline, boat ramp, bait, boating supplies, snacks and drinks.
Murphy Building Supply & Home Center, Inc. 551 Hill Street Murphy, NC 28906

A building supply store with ton’s of fishing equipment.

Persimmon Creek Campground. Trout Pond & Gem Mine Tent along the creek or park your RV on sites overlooking the pond in this family built, owned and operated campground. 200 Sunny Point Rd., Murphy NC 28906 828-644-5800
Persimmon Creek Trout Pond & Gem Mine provide lots of outdoor entertainment for the whole family.  Whether you are catching the freshest rainbow trout for dinner or sluicing water over gems and minerals in the flume, your family will have a wonderful adventure together.  Family built and operated, we are open to the public, with no entry fees and no license needed.  The public entrance is conveniently located at 12610 W. US 64 Murphy, NC.  Look for the windmill.  Open pastured eggs, raw honey, and fresh produce in season are also sold at The Fish Shack.
Persimmon Creek Campground is located at 200 Sunny Point Rd., just off of Hwy. 64.  Full hook ups and water/electric sites are available for RV’s, as well as tent sites for group camping.  All sites have fire rings and picnic tables.  Clean restrooms and showers are available, as well as a catch and release pond.  Firewood is sold in the campground.
Come spend an hour or a week; you’ll be glad you did.
Shook's Marina Shook's Marina 11003 Joe Brown Highway, Murphy NC 28906 828-837-2863

Shook’s Marina is located on the beautiful Lake Hiwassee in Murphy North Carolina. The marina offers loads of summer fun, with Pontoon boat rentals, Pedal boat rentals, and seasonal slip rentals for all boat types. Reservations for Pontoon boat rentals are suggested but not required. We have the ability to meet all your needs for fun and relaxation in the sun. Our Marina store and Grill offer fuel, bait, ice, drinks, snacks, miscellaneous services and products, along with hot items off the grill.
WNC Sports WNC Sports 99 Robbinsville Road, Andrews NC 28901 828-321-5034

WNC Sports has been in business since 2002 and serves Western North Carolina. The Company sells Guns, Ammunition, Hunting and fishing supplies. WNC Sports is located in Andrews NC. Hours of operation are Monday Thru Friday 9:00 til 5:00. Come by and check us out.
Wood's Outdoor Adventures Hiking, Canoeing and Fly-Fishing Guide Service in Cherokee, Graham and Clay County. 117 Little Wolf Creek Road, Murphy NC 28906 828-494-4510

Hiking, Canoeing and Fly-Fishing Guide Service in Cherokee, Graham and Clay County.