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South Florida Fly Shops: Fly-Fishing & Fly-Tying Supplies


Over the last few years I have frequented quite a few South Florida fly shops. I wanted to share my observations on what each shop had to offer. Keeping things simple, I am using Excellent, Good, Fair, and Limited as a scale for rating their available in-store selection. In order from North to South:


Ole Florida Fly Shop

Ole Florida Fly Shop – Boca Raton, FL

Rod Selection: Excellent
Reel Selection: Excellent
Fly Selection: Excellent
Fly Tying Material Selection: Excellent
Technical Clothing & Gear Selection: Good
Notes: Ask for Daren – exceptional knowledge of our fisheries.
Visit Ole Florida Fly On-Line or map it!


Mangrove Outfitters

Mangrove Outfitters – Naples, FL

Rod Selection: Excellent
Reel Selection: Excellent
Fly Selection: Excellent
Fly Tying Material Selection: Excellent
Technical Clothing & Gear Selection: Excellent
Notes: Great selection of bags/ packs – lots of Patagonia travel gear.
Visit Mangrove Outfitters On-Line or map it!


Bass Pro Shops

Bass Pro Shops – Dania Beach & Miami, FL

Rod Selection: Excellent
Reel Selection: Excellent
Fly Selection: Fair
Fly Tying Material Selection: Good
Technical Clothing & Gear Selection: Good
Notes: Highest prices among shops reviewed.
Visit Bass Pro On-Line, map Dania Beach, or map Miami!


Fly Shop of Miami

Fly Shop of Miami – South Miami, FL

Rod Selection: Good
Reel Selection: Excellent
Fly Selection: Good
Fly Tying Material Selection: Good
Technical Clothing & Gear Selection: Limited
Notes: Ask for David – exceptional knowledge of our fisheries.
Visit Fly Shop of Miami On-Line or map it!


World Wide Sportsman

World Wide Sportsman – Islamorada, FL

Rod Selection: Excellent
Reel Selection: Excellent
Fly Selection: Fair
Fly Tying Material Selection: Good
Technical Clothing & Gear Selection: Good
Notes: Store owned by Bass Pro Shops – Highest prices among shops reviewed.
Visit World Wide Sportsman On-Line or map it!


Florida Keys Outfitters

Florida Keys Outfitters – Islamorada, FL

Rod Selection: Fair
Reel Selection: Fair
Fly Selection: Good
Fly Tying Material Selection: Fair
Technical Clothing & Gear Selection: Good
Notes: Sizable woman’s clothing section.
Visit Florida Keys Outfitters On-Line or map it!


The Angling Company

The Angling Company – Key West, FL

Rod Selection: Good
Reel Selection: Fair
Fly Selection: Good
Fly Tying Material Selection: Fair
Technical Clothing & Gear Selection: Good
Notes: Inventory focuses on more unique fly fishing gear/ apparel.
Visit The Angling Company On-Line or map it!


The Saltwater Angler

Saltwater Angler – Key West, FL

Rod Selection: Good
Reel Selection: Good
Fly Selection: Good
Fly Tying Material Selection: Fair
Technical Clothing & Gear Selection: Excellent
Notes: Sizable clothing section, extending past fly fishing.
Visit Saltwater Angler On-Line or map it!

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