Eugene Shuler was born in Bryson City and grew up on the banks of Deep Creek and the Tuckasegee River.He
has spent his
whole life fly fishing the waters of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and surrounding area.Eugene
is currently the 7th ranked Fly Fishing Master in America, and was recently invited to be a part of Fly Fishing Team USA to compete in the World Fly Fishing Championships.He
has been seen on numerous OLN and UPN network fishing shows and commercials, he
also has been in several magazines including Fly Rod & Reel
and North Carolina Sportsman
.Eugene is also co-owner of Smoky Mountain Fly Fishing.