Here are a few bullet points to prepare you and answers to some FAQ's we regularly field.
What we do...
-- We are a fly fish only retail store, guide service and travel consultant.
-- We offer guiding in Western WA 12 months of the year.
-- We have an extensive diversity program for women, BiPOC and LGBTQIA+ people.
-- Our store is located in West Seattle, just south of downtown Seattle.
-- Our entire staff guides and teaches, are all WA licensed, insured, CPR/First Aid certified and food handler permitted.
-- Our recommended equipment lists for Summer - Winter - Tropical trips.
Who we are...
-- Please get to know your guide here prior to the trip.
-- Many of our staff are talented photographers so we may capture some memorable moments for you while on the trip.
For our trips...
-- We provide all equipment for Seattle based trips including waders/boots, rods/reels as well as flies and other essentials.
-- We do not provide fishing licenses, you will need to pick a combination license up prior to the trip online here.
-- Kids under 16 do not require a fishing license when with a licensed angler.
-- Bring appropriate clothing for the season situation knowing weather changes often and rapidly here. Sunglasses always, rain jacket always and anything else to help keep you comfortable.
-- Please stay near downtown Seattle unless we otherwise suggest so. Due to changing conditions, we sometimes have to adjust plans and may end up guiding you on a different watershed than originally planned. Below are some locations to consider.
-- We take full payment up front for our trips. Here is our reschedule/refund policy.
-- We accept cash and all major credit cards.
-- We offer gift cards in any amount which are applicable towards any of our goods and services and they never expire.
The Grove – Just blocks from our store, the only place to stay in West Seattle with easy walking to local restaurants and easy pick up for our trips.
Cedarbrook Lodge – Just south of Seattle and right next to SEATAC airport, with easy access to some of our our premier fly fishing locations.
Three Tree Point B&B – This stunning residence just south of Seattle overlooks the Puget Sound, our favorite fishery for native sea run cutthroat.
Inn at the Market – In the heart of Seattle, next to Pike Place Market and across from the iconic Steelhead Diner, this is a great choice if the non-anglers in your group would like easy access to Seattle while you enjoy the day fly fishing.
Edgewater Hotel – On Puget Sound in downtown Seattle and just below Pike Place Market, another great choice for staying in Seattle.
Silver Cloud Inn – Located in SODO, just south of downtown Seattle and right next to the baseball and football stadiums, this is another great walking location.
Marriott Waterfront Hotel – Downtown Seattle at your fingertips and fly fishing just an hour from your door.
Grand Hyatt – Center of downtown Seattle, great for business and pleasure.
Museum of Flight – The history of flight, space and our own Seattle company Boeing in a magnificent building just south of downtown Seattle.
Ballard Locks and Fish Ladder – During the summer months, watching the salmon and steelhead pass through the fish ladder is a fun and educational experience for kids and adults alike. Picnics on the lawn among the gardens are a popular choice with Seattle area locals and visitors alike. Located in Ballard, 15 minutes from downtown Seattle.