Jay Girardot has been guiding trips on East Tennessee rivers for over 12 years. Jay's goal is to get you "on fish" while helping to make a memorable vacation for friends and families. "I've hired guides from Alaska to the Keys. I've never had a guide more knowledgeable or friendly. Jay is more than just a fishing guide -- he's a tour guide, an instructor and historian." (Brian Mendenhall) Jay's Striper Guide Service is licensed and insured.
Areas of Service and Expertise
Jay's Striper Guide Service has expertise on the following lakes:
Norris, Cherokee, Douglas, Fort Loudoun, Watts Bar, and Tellico. Jay's 24' center console Sea-pro and 19' Crestliner are docked on Norris Lake, out of Hickory Star Marina, and they partner with Hickory Star to provide a 10% lodging discount when booking a day or more of fishing and staying at Hickory Star marina.
Types of Experiences and Trips Provided
Jay's Striper Guide Service provides all tackle and safety equipment, bait and coolers for your catch, fish finder and GPS marine radio. They can fish up to five people per boat and book one trip per day. Children are always welcome.
Rates are: $250 for 1/2 day for up to two people; $350 for a full day; and $50 for each additional person.
You should bring your TN fishing license, food and drinks (we provide coolers), and appropriate clothing for weather conditions.