Guides

  • Wil Hammond

    Wil Hammond has grown up loving the sport of flyfishing. He was part of the Intern program at Blackhawk from Spartanburg Upper Day School 8 years ago and he is now a part of the Blackhawk Family. You will enjoy … Continued

  • Richie Sokolowski

    Richie Sokolowski is a graduate of the University of Georgia and has been fishing the rivers, creeks, and lakes of North Georgia since he could walk. When he is not fishing for trout on the fly, you can find him … Continued

  • Baylor Ronemus

    Baylor Ronemus never meets a stranger and loves to flyfish anywhere and everywhere. He has just finished college at Clemson University and is now guiding here at Blackhawk.

  • Eli Crumley

    Eli Crumley has a passion for flyfishing and enjoys teaching others how to flyfish. He is currently working for Blackhawk and going to school at Young Harris.

  • Ryan Matthews Ryan Matthews

    Ryan Matthews is currently a student at the University of Georgia. He has grown up in North Georgia and has been chasing trout on the fly since he was old enough to remember. When he is not fishing (or in … Continued

  • John Rice A photo of John Rice

    Ever since John was old enough to ride his bicycle to the local pond after school, he has pursued his love of fishing. “Guiding is teaching,John says,“and on trophy catch and release waters, like Blackhawk, what you learn is what … Continued

  • Leland Schockley

    GA Leland Shockley is no stranger in the flyfishing world. He brings a world of knowledge to the sport and we are delighted to have him as part of our Blackhawk family. Above his his friend Sophia that loves to … Continued

  • Joey Cleveland

    Joey is a recent graduate of the University of Georgia. He grew up fishing the rivers of North Georgia and mangrove swamps of Southwest Florida and has had a fly rod in his hand since he was 9 years old. … Continued

  • Greg Grover

      Greg Grover has a love for teaching. He has taught professional tennis all his life and now you can find him guiding here at Blackhawk. We are so happy he is a part of our program.

  • Gus

    Gus grew up fishing the lakes and rivers of Northeast Georgia. He has been solely fly fishing for the past 5 years. He loves the sport and he has developed a passion to teach others. There is no place he … Continued

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