Upper Midwest Guides & Fly Shops

Listing of guides and fly shops that support fly fishing, cold and clean waters

Steve Wisner

Eau Claire Anglers

Eau Claire Anglers is the premier fly fishing guiding company in western Wisconsin. We specialize in river float trips for smallmouth bass and muskies as well as wade trips to area trout streams all with an emphasis on instruction.

Hunter Dorn

Wisconsin Fly Fishing Company
Wisconsin Fly Fishing company offers guided fly fishing adventures throughout Wisconsin for Trout, Smallmouth Bass, Pike, Musky, and Steelhead. Driftless Wisconsin is abundant with fishing opportunities, from fly fishing for trout and smallmouth in small streams.

Hayward Fly Fishing Company

The staff and guides at Hayward Fly Fishing Company are dedicated to creating the best possible fly fishing experience, whether it is introducing a new angler to the sport or sharing new waters and new species with a seasoned fly fisherman. Likewise, our goal in the shop is to provide the best in products and customer service. Can’t make it to Hayward, Wisconsin to visit with us in person? We will ship anywhere, so give us a call or send us an email and let’s talk fly fishing gear!

Andy Roth

Gray Goat Fly Fishing
Andy is a reputable fly fishing source who is committed to the preservation of our dwindling wild places. This common thread, which binds many who participate in this incredibly rewarding lifestyle pastime is the foundation of this site. The information, education, and products that you will find here, will make your fly fishing experience better.

The link between the Gray Goat and Fly Fishing is complicated…….. but if you read on you will understand.

Jim Bartelt

Spring Creek Specialties
Come to the Driftless Area of Southwest Wisconsin to experience some of the finest Spring Creek fly fishing in the United States. Located in Madison, Wisconsin, Spring Creek Specialties can provide a top fly fishing experience with long time professional guide, Jim Bartelt. This area in Southwestern Wisconsin was left untouched by the most recent glacial advances. The result is a very hilly topography with steep green valleys. Coursing through most of these valleys are thousands of miles of spring creeks that support excellent aquatic insect life, crustaceans, forage fish, and of course, trout.

Driftless Angler Fly Shop

The Driftless Angler is a full-service fly shop located on the historic main street in Viroqua Wisconsin. A short drive from anywhere in the upper Midwest, we are centrally located within the Driftless Area’s thousands of miles of spring creek trout streams. With a huge selection of flies and some of fly fishing’s finest gear, let us outfit you for your fishing trip on our local streams like the West Fork of the Kickapoo or Timber Coulee. Or let our professional guide service help you improve your skills and unlock the secrets of some lesser known creeks. Anglers of all skill levels will find the abundant trout and stunning scenery of Southwest Wisconsin an experience to remember

Chris Jape

Rivers End Guide Service

Our guide service was established to offer anglers a unique experience on the fast, shallow, beautiful rivers of northeast Wisconsin.  Many parts of these rivers are inaccessible except by shallow drafting boats such as canoes, kayaks or drift boats.  River’s End Guide Service uses western style drift boats because they not only offer a stable platform to fish from, but they also allow the fisherman and guide to move into places that others may have difficulty accessing.

Kyle Zemple

Black Earth Angling 

Welcome to one of the most premiere fishing regions in the Midwest. From the secret limestone spring creeks to the picturesque Lower Wisconsin State Riverway and famous Black Earth Creek, our trips offer the perfect setting for excellent fly fishing. Throw us in the mix, and you’ve got yourself an adventure!

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