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Welcome to Southern Brookies Fly Fishing

Southern Brookies is based in Lancaster, Tennessee and located on the Caney Fork River.  Lancaster is an hour east of Nashville with easy access from I-40.
Southern Brookies is owned and operated by Susan Thrasher (FFF Certified Casting Instructor). Whether you're a beginner or experienced fly fisherman, we are dedicated to making a casting class, float trip or walk-in day on the river an unforgettable experience.
Choose from a group class, private lesson, wade trip, or relaxing float down the Caney Fork or Elk River on our Clackacraft drift boat.  You may also be interested in experiencing fly fishing from a kayak. A streamside lunch is included in all full day packages.
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Quite often, folks just don't want to leave once they arrive.  For the outdoor adventurers, you may want to check out and enjoy an overnight stay in one of our vintage campers. Contact us for packages and availability.




Choose a guided trip using a Jackson Coosa sit-on-top fishing kayak, Stand Up Paddle Board, Riverhawk or Clackacraft drift boat.  Wade trips can also be fun way to explore the river.


Guided trips are available throughout the year!

Susan Thrasher and Nikki Mitchell are the co-founders of the Music City Fly Girls, Nashville's only monthly fly fishing get together for women.
All women with an interest in fly fishing, beginners to experienced anglers, are welcome to join us each month for informative meetings on fly fishing in Tennessee.
We discuss places to fish around Nashville, basic fly fishing "need to know" facts, future events, and other fly fishing related topics.
No previous experience needed. 
Come and join us for a great time.
Click on the link below for additional info.

Music City Fly Girls Link 
See you there!