Upper Midwest Guides & Fly ShopsListing of guides and fly shops that support fly fishing, cold and clean waters
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.
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.
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!
Fontinalis Fly Fishing Northern WI
Northern Wisconsin is blessed with an incredibly diverse sport fishery and Fontinalis offers guided catch & release fly fishing trips for many different species and scenarios. Our clients’ happiness is our absolute #1 desire, and we are happy to work with you in every way possible to ensure that your time on the water is as informative, enjoyable, and successful as possible
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.
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
Rods, reels, line, leaders, and flies are provided. You are welcome to bring your own supplies if you want! Please make sure you let us know if you plan to use personal supplies so we can discuss what essential gear is recommended in regards to flies, rod weight, line etc. Though we specialize in fly fishing and only provide the gear necessary for Muskie and Bass on the fly, we are totally open to the conventional enthusiast. We can make suggestions on rod and lure choice.
Rich Osthoff guides fly-fishers for trout on his home waters, the Driftless Area of western Wisconsin. Rich guides on dozens of streams both north and south of the Wisconsin River, including the Viroqua area, Grant County, Richland County, and the Kickapoo Reserve/Wildcat Mountain area. Chicago, the Twin Cities, and Milwaukee are all within a 2- to 4-hour drive of dozens of streams that support healthy populations of wild brown trout and brook trout. Rich’s YouTube videos, on the Driftless Area, click here, will give you a good look at this fishery. For details on Rich’s Guiding Area, click here.
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!
Lund’s Fly Shop is located right in center of downtown River Falls at 102 North Main St. River Falls and has some of the midwests best trout fishing right nearby on the Kinnickinnic River or just within minutes of other amazing streams like the Rush River, the Trimbelle, or the Willow River. We are also blessed to have what many people consider as some of the best smallmouth fishing in the world very close by. With rivers like the Mississippi, the St. Croix, the Flambeau, the Chippewa and many more, our region holds some amazing bass, pike, and muskie fishing!
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