Virginia has a lot to offer any fly fisherman. Within a 3-hour drive from the shop anglers can enjoy mountain brook trout, spring creek browns, tailwater rainbows, world-class smallmouth bass, musky, carp, and even stripers and bluefish in the Chesapeake Bay. In the mountains surrounding the Shenandoah Valley you will find over 2,350 miles of wild trout water with nearly 600 miles of stocked waters. We are bordered by the George Washington National Forest to our west and the Shenandoah National Park to the east. Virginia currently boasts more public brook trout water than most of the mid Atlantic States combined!
The central Shenandoah Valley holds a number of spring creeks including Mossy Creek, Beaver Creek, South River, North River and Smith Creek. An abundance of aquatic insects thrive in these cold, limestone-rich waters. The hatches are reliable and the browns and rainbows grow large. The Shenandoah and James Rivers are famous for world class smallmouth bass. Summer time fly fishing can produce true trophy smallmouth over 20" on topwater bugs. Good populations of Musky and carp thrive in both of these rivers for those looking for a real challenge.
Mossy Creek Fly Fishing guide Bob Cramer will be here giving out some pointers on how to tie the BEST smallmouth flies. Bob has over 30 years experience guiding for trophy fish in the Shenandoah Valley. Come watch a local master starting at 10AM. Bring a friend!
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1790-92 East Market Street
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
Saturday 10-5 Sunday 11-3