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Bass Pro Shops - Cincinnati



 300 Cincinnati Mills Drive
 Cincinnati, OH 45240
 (513) 826-5200




 
Orvis Kenwood Store



 7737 Kenwood Road
 Cincinnati, OH 45236
 (513) 791-2325


Delamere & Hopkins


 Hyde Park Square
 2708 Erie Avenue
 Cincinnati, OH 45208
 (513) 871-FISH
 (800) BARBOUR






Delamere and Hopkins has been outfitting the Cincinnati sporting community with the best quality gear for over nineteen years. Whether grouse hunting the briar covered hills of southeast Ohio or fishing the flats in the Bahamas for bonefish, D&H has the gear to help you enjoy your pursuits to the fullest. Whatever your passion, our fly fishing schools, guide trips and travel service will make your dreams a reality.

WANAFISH Guide Service


 Todd McGarvey
 West Chester, Ohio
 (513) 310-9635
 todd@wanafish.com







Within an hour of my house are two fantastic rivers to fly fish for trout; the Mad River (Ohio) is one, and the Tailwaters of Brookville (Indiana) is the other.

I would like to share my passion and offer my experience to you on these two waterways! Please CONTACT me or email me for any questions at todd@wanafish.com

Mad River Outfitters


 Brian Flechsig
 813 Bethel Rd.
 Columbus, Ohio
 (888) 451-0363



                           - Since 1994 -

We strive to serve as your primary fly fishing source. We provide everything needed for a great fly fishing experience from tackle to flies, classes to guides, destination trips and more. We take great pride in offering outstanding service, knowledgeable and honest advice to enhance your interest in the sport of fly fishing.

Otter Creek Bamboo Rods


 Jerry Snider
 (513) 574-5824
 ottercreek@zoomtown.com







Though his rods compare with the best, Jerry has never focused on building rods for sale, preferring instead to teach others how to build rods.
Mountain Troutfitters




 Cade Buchanan
 P.O. Box 123 Linville, NC 28657
 (828) 387-6534




Here at Mountain Troutfitters, we guide on the best water that Western North Carolina, and East Tennessee has to offer! We chase everything from the wild brook trout that inhabit the small mountain streams, to the large brown trout that are found on the famous tailwaters of the Southeast. Our private waters "The Farm" near Linville, NC is full of trophy sized rainbow, brown and brook trout, without the crowds! Contact Cade to set up a trip.
 
D Loop Outfitters



 John Gouker
 Manistee, Michigan
 (231) 848-4191
 dbarkman78@hotmail.com



D Loop Outfitters was founded by Dave Barkman in 2012 after many years working as a full time guide for Ray Schmidt of Schmidt Outfitters.

Today our company does many things in fly fishing. We guide fly anglers and upland bird hunting in Michigan’s greatest waters and forests, travel to cool spots around the world in pursuit of non Michigan native fish, provide fly fishing schools and instruction to all levels of fly anglers and supply the best lodging accommodations for our guests.
Lebowski Tees


 Jeremy Ritzie
 316 South College Avenue
 Oxford, OH 45056
 (513) 523-TEES (8337)





Lebowski Tees & Design was established in 2007, by a group of long-time friends working hard to save the world from sucky tees one shirt at a time. Shop local, shop often shop at Oxford’s favorite screen printer.

The Lebowski crew knows more than a little about what makes a great t-shirt; excellent work, orders on time, fair prices, quality apparel, and never-before-seen designs. Discover why our customers keep coming back!

Wing Eye Care










We are Cincinnati’s largest group optometry practice, offering a most comprehensive eye exam for the whole family. We diagnose and treat many eye diseases and are the largest provider of the latest technology in contact lenses and digital optical lenses.

For the very best in quality, affordable vision care, visit any one of our 16 convenient locations in Greater Cincinnati, Dayton, and Northern Kentucky including our newest locations in Crescent Springs and Xenia!

Tuckaseegee Fly Shop



 3 Depot St.
 Bryson City, NC 28713
 (828) 488-3333






We are Bryson City NC's only full service fly shop ... your headquarters for local fly patterns, fly fishing gear, guided trips, and fly fishing advice. We have been fishing the rivers and creeks of Western North Carolina for over a decade.

You're invited to explore the site in hopes that you will discover many more creeks and rivers with us!

Fightmaster Fly Fishing



 Rob Fightmaster
 PO Box 4146
 Maryville, TN 37802
 (865) 607-2886




Fightmaster Fly Fishing is a service-minded fly fishing guide business with more experience chasing trout than we sometimes care to admit! We love the Smoky Mountains and the trout that live in their streams and we believe an old fedora and a hint of pipe tobacco in the air can be just as important to a fly fisherman as the latest space-age graphite rod. Guess you could say we're from the old school. It’s the fly fishing experience that matters, and whether a first-time caster or a veteran angler, we’re certain we can offer you an experience you’ll remember for years to come.
Sugar Creek Fly Shop



  7635 Wilmington Pike
  Dayton, Ohio 45458
  (855) 434-8472




Sugar Creek Fly Shop is an Authorized Dealer for the finest fly fishing manufacturers in the world including: Sage, R.L. Winston, Simms, Redington, Patagonia, Korkers, Ross Reels, Waterworks-Lamson, Tibor Reels, Fishpond, Umpqua, Islander, RIO, Scientific Anglers and more!

Our Pro Staff is extremely knowledgeable, helpful, and passionate about fly fishing. We are dedicated to providing the best customer service you will experience anywhere!
ReelFlyRod Guide Services


 Matt Parker
 7635 Wilmington Pike
 Dayton, Ohio 45458
 (937) 434-8472




We offer guided trips on our home waters for brown trout, smallmouth, carp, and largemouth. Each guided trip is customized to the clients wants and needs.

Our Manager and Head Guide Matt Parker, aka "Parker" pursued a career as a Wildlife Biologist for many years before becoming the Manager here at ReelFlyRod. Parker has enjoyed fishing our local streams since early childhood, including; the Mad River, Brookville Tailwater, Great Miami, Little Miami, and the Stillwater.

Gates Lodge & Restaurant


 471 Stephan Bridge Road
 Grayling, MI 49738
 (989) 348-8462






Our lodge is located on the banks of the Mainstream of the Au Sable River east of Grayling in Michigan's beautiful north country. The currents are gentle, flowing over a shallow gravel bottom, allowing one to wade the center of the stream and cast to both banks.

Davidson River Outfitters


 Kevin Howell
 26 Pisgah Highway
 Pisgah Forest, NC 28768
 (828) 877-4181
 (888) 861-0111




Located on the banks of the Davidson River in Brevard, North Carolina, we serve the resort towns of Lake Toxaway, Cashiers, and Highlands. We are also a very short drive from Asheville and Hendersonville, Charlotte and the Greenville Spartanburg SC area.
African Safari Wildlife Park


 267 S Lightner Road
 Port Clinton OH 43452
 (419) 732-3606




Drive or walk through our Park to meet and feed the animals! Have you ever fed a Camel? Been up close with a Giraffe? If not, you will at African Safari Wildlife Park! Deer, Bison, Alpaca, and Zebra await your arrival.

Open late February through early December.
Brown Trout Fly Fishing


 Brown Hobson
 28 Schenck Pkwy #150
 Asheville, NC 28803
 (803) 431-9437



Brown Trout Fly Fishing LLC is The Only ORVIS Endorsed Fly Fishing Guide Service in Asheville, North Carolina. We Specialize in Guiding and Teaching Fly Fishing for Trout and Smallmouth Bass in Western North Carolina and East Tennessee.

Brown Hobson is a member of the North Carolina Fly Fishing Team, Fly Fishing Team USA, is a former ORVIS Trout Bum of the Week, and a 2014 ORVIS Guide of the Year nominee.

Sunnybrook Trout Club



  1104 Fremont Ave
  Sandusky, Ohio 44870
  (419) 625-8353






Sunnybrook Trout Club is truly one of nature`s flagship sites. It is a wildlife conservancy where members can apply their fly fishing skills in settings that rival the challenges of wild trout streams. The club is situated on 130 acres of woodlands just south of Sandusky, Ohio. Two miles of Ohio`s legendary Cold Creek stream meander through its picturesque meadows. A healthy population of rainbow, brook, and brown trout populate this stream.
Old AuSable Fly Shop


  Chris Lessway
  200 Ingham St
  Grayling, MI 49738
  (989) 348-3330



We’re not a giant big box store with clerks that couldn’t care less. Nor are we an on-line only store ran by a bunch of techno types that think a bimini twist is a new dance. We’re a fly fishing shop – real brick & mortar (or logs in our case) nestled on the banks of one of the best trout streams in the country, staffed by folks that are passionate about everything fly fishing.

Something very cool happens when you make your vacation your vocation. You really care about your customers, because they’re actually more like friends. This crazy fly fishing commonality that we share is very special. Many don’t get it… but we do.

Izaak Walton League
Cincinnati Chapter




  Rob Holland
  P. O. Box 4163
  Loveland, OH 45140
  (513) 607-7494





Our objectives: To conserve, maintain, protect, and restore the soil, forest, water and natural resources of the United States and other lands; To promote means and opportunities for the education of the public with respect to such resources and their enjoyment and wholesome utilization.

On their website, you will discover all about our services and events, as well as our courteous and resourceful staff.

Stampin' Up



  12907 South 3600 West
  Riverton, UT 84065
  800-STAMP-UP


Use Stampin’ Up! products to express your own creativity through handmade cards, papercrafting projects, memory keeping, and home décor.
Hemlock Haven
Luxury Log Cabins




  Mallard Road
  Hico, WV 25854
  (304) 575-1260



Our cabins are less than 5 minutes from US Rt. 19, yet are nestled in the forests of West Virginia on our secluded 28 acres for the ultimate in privacy and relaxation.

Your visit with us can be as laid back or as adventurous as you'd like. We are home to world class whitewater rafting, mountain adventures, zip lining, and much more all set within spectacular scenery of WV.
Pere Marquette River Lodge



  8841 S. M-37
  Baldwin, MI 49304
  (231) 745-3972


Located in the heart of Lake County – a boundless four-season playground covered by over 200,000 acres of Manistee National Forest and boasting over 100 inland lakes, countless streams and rivers, and miles of trails – the Pere Marquette River Lodge is your headquarters for year-round Northern Michigan exploration.

Our 14-acre complex claims 750 ft. of prime frontage on the famous Flies Only No Kill section of the Pere Marquette River – the longest un-dammed trout stream in Michigan, a National Scenic River and one of the first bodies of water in America to be stocked with brown trout.

Ripple Guide Service



  Dustan Harley
  52801 Hastings Street
  South Bend, Indiana 46637
  (574) 993-7453



Ripple Guide Service strives to make your day on the water as enjoyable as possible. Our guides go the extra mile to make sure your needs are met. With a day on the river with Ripple Guide Service, novice and expert alike have the opportunity to experience the rivers we call home.

We pride ourselves in teaching all aspects of fly-fishing and help preserve the rivers through the practice of catch and release. Whether you want to catch trophy fish or just spend a relaxing day on the water, our guides' knowledge of Northern Indiana and Southern Michigan rivers gives you the fishing opportunity of a lifetime.

Knapps Creek Trout Lodge



  1101 9th Ave.
  Marlinton, West Virginia
  (304) 799-6445





Marlinton, West Virginia, is a quiet mountain town at the confluence of the Greenbrier River and Knapp Creek. Happily, this region sits within the United States National Radio Quiet Zone, where cell reception is spotty at best. If you are up for a scenic trip on the road less traveled, with generous roadside fishing access and semi-mandatory digital detox, get out your topo maps, because it is time for some fun.

Experience mountain life throughout Pocahontas County, West Virginia with help from our Lodge located creekside in Marlinton!

Rocky Top Anglers


   Knoxville, Tennessee
   tnrockyraccoon@yahoo.com
   (865) 388-9802


Rocky Top Anglers is a professional fly fishing outfitter located near Knoxville, Tennessee. We specialize in year-round guided fly fishing drift boat float trips and wade fishing excursions to the best destinations in the southeast: - Clinch River - Holston River - Cumberland River - Caney Fork River and more.

Our guided Tennessee fly fishing adventures offer an exciting, yet relaxing way to catch trout and other game species.

CF River Products

  Chad Fath
  9781 Wayland Drive
  Frederic Mi 49733
  989-889-5051



I have been in the construction business for over 20 years and my passion has always been woodworking. I have made custom wood products for many years and love trout fishing in Northern Mi. My uncles first brought me fishing here when I was a young boy. What better way to enjoy both fishing and woodworking than create CF River Products and make quality wood products for the fisherman