As the lead guide and owner of Barefoot Guides, Jim Stein brings a wealth of experience and a deep passion for fly fishing to the serene waters of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Western North Carolina. Jim’s approach to guiding is deeply rooted in a respect for nature and the preservation of wild trout habitats, ensuring that every adventure with Barefoot Guides is not just about the thrill of the catch but about connecting with the environment in a meaningful way.