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  • Early fall events.

    FALL CLEARANCE SALE
    SAVE UP TO 40% OFF ON BRANDS LIKE ORVIS, SAGE, HATCH AND MORE .
    September 19 – 6:00pm @ International Angler
    Steelhead Fly Tying 101 – with Bruce Cox (FREE)
    Join us for a FREE introductory fly tying class. Our expert instructors will teach you how to tie your first fly pattern for Great Lakes Steelhead. No experience or equipment required. Must pre-register, space limited.
    September 26 (4 weeks) 6:00pm, @ International Angler
    Steelhead Fly Tying Course – Beginner ($60.00)
    Learn to tie popular fly patterns for Great Lakes Steelhead, Salmon, and Brown trout.
    September 27 – 6:30pm @ International Angler
    Steelhead Basics with John Stanton
    Join us at the shop for a FREE beginners seminar with Registered PA Guide, John Stanton. He will be talking about Great Lakes Steelhead and how to angle for them using a fly rod.
    October 14 – 8:00am, Yellow Creek Trout Club
    Euro Nymphing Clinic – with Josh Miller ($295.00)
    Join Josh Miller (PA Guide, TEAM USA member, Team USA Youth Coach, and International Angler employee) on the stream to learn Euro Nymphing techniques. Take your angling skills to the next level with this intense full day clinic.
    October 15-19
    South Holston
    Great fall trout fishing on the best trout rivers in the eastern US. Join the IA group on the South Holston and Watauga Rivers. We have 4 spots available on this excellent trip.
    Salmon River, Oct 22 to 24   2 SPOTS LEFT
                             Oct 28 to 30  4 SPOTS LEFT

    IA Salmon River trip – Join one of our groups this fall on the famous Salmon River, Pulaski, NY. Annually, this Great Lakes tributary offers incredible runs of  King Salmon, Coho Salmon, Steelhead, and Brown trout. Our stable of guides are the finest, most knowledgeable in the region. Don’t miss out on one of the best values available in fly fishing.

    http://www.salmoncountryguide.com/

    Package: 3 nights lodging, and 2 days guided fishing for only $750.00 each, double occupancy.

    • Wednesday, October 11, 5:30pm FF101 FREE
    Learn fly-fishing basics in one of our free Fly Fishing 101 classes. Perfect for beginners of all ages. Fly Fishing 101 will provide you with free lessons on fly casting and outfit rigging.
     Please call to sign up: 412-788-8088.
    FF201 October 18 – 5:30pm, meet at Fly Shop
    FF201 (pay $25.00 in advance)
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  • Trip Updates

    October 15 to 19, 2017

    South Holston River, TN – Join us for 3 days of great fall trout fishing. The fall season on the South Holston and Watauga River’s, offers streamer fishing for trophy brown trout and rainbow trout. Also, expect a good Blue Winged Olive hatch for spectacular dry fly fishing. And as always, have a nymph rig set up for dependable nymphing. The amenities at the lodge are second to none. Great food, comfortable accommodations, with a very gracious staff, to make your stay welcoming and memorable. Fall trout fishing at its finest, and not far away.

    Package: 4 Nights lodging, meals, beer & wine, and 3 days guided fishing – $1,900.00 each, double occupancy. (5 spots available)

    http://southholstonriverlodge.com/

     

     21 to 28, 2017                   1 SPOT LEFT        North Andros Fly Fishing

    http://anglingdestinations.com/Destinations.php?REGION_ID=5&DEST_ID=103

    This is a small lodge (6 guest), that we have booked the last 3 years and it has earned a spot near the top of our list for “favorite wading” for bonefish.

    Package: 7 nights lodging, meals, airport transfer, and 6 days guided fishing on the extensive flats of the Joulter’s Cays

    $3,375.00 each, double occupancy ($4,515.00 single occupancy)

    *IF INTERESTED IN THIS EXCELLENT TRIP, PLEASE LET US KNOW ASAP. WE ARE COLLECTING THE FINAL PAYMENTS.

     

    October 22 to 24 (2 spots) & October 28 to 30

    IA Salmon River trip – Join one of our groups this fall on the famous Salmon River, Pulaski, NY. Annually this Great Lakes tributary offers incredible runs of king salmon, coho salmon, steelhead, and brown trout. Our stable of guides are the finest, most knowledgeable in the region. Don’t miss out on one of the best values available in fly fishing.

    http://www.salmoncountryguide.com/

    Package: 3 Nights lodging, and 2 days guided fishing for only $750.00 each, double occupancy.

     

    February 3 to 10, 2018 – Cinco Rios, Chile

    www.cincorios.cl &  www.estanciadelzorro.cl/

    Our week is during the peak Cantaria Beetle Hatch, offering anglers great dry fly fishing for large rainbow and brown trout.

    Package: 7 nights lodging, (split Cinco Rios/Estancia Del Zorro), meals, alcohol, airport transfer, and 6 days guided fishing.

    $4,375.00 each, double occupancy

     

    February 17 to 24, 2018 – 2 SPOTS LEFT      Mars Bay Bonefish Lodge

    http://anglingdestinations.com/Destinations.php?REGION_ID=5&DEST_ID=104

    For many years, Mars Bay has become one of our favorite bonefish destinations. We return to Mars Bay annually for many reasons, great wade fishing endless flats with many “shots” at feeding bonefish. Comfortable accommodations, and very good meals. Can you think of a better place to spend a week in February?

    Package: 7 nights lodging, meals, alcohol, airport transfer, and 6 days guided fishing.

    $4,550.00 each, double occupancy

     

    Please feel free to contact us for additional details or questions.

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  • FLY FISHING GUIDE TRIPS AT INTERNATIONAL ANGLER
    We have two new Pennsylvania registered guides in the stable. Joe Clark And Josh Miller.
    With John Stanton and Leo Vensel and our local guide partners we have many options for your guided day trips. A great gift for Father’s Day call the shop and buy him a guided Fly Fishing trip.
    JOE CLARK
    Joe grew up in the hills of western Pennsylvania. Being home-schooled he was able to spend the majority of his youth beside the woods, streams, and lakes. These days, chasing wild trout has become his passion.  As a member of Team Freestone and a instructor of the US Youth Fly Fishing Team, Joe has honed his skill and enjoyed the many benefits of a fly fishing community. When indoors, Joe also enjoys playing and writing music which is heavily influenced by time spent on the water.
    Josh Miller
    Josh Miller, Coach of the Eastern Region for the US Youth Fly Fishing Team, is from Ross Township, PA. Josh got his “feet wet” at age 10 when he took a fly tying class from a local fly shop. He spent his youth exploring the streams of Northern Pennsylvania. Josh is a member of Fly Fishing Team USA and has worked as an assistant coach, and instructor, with Team USA Youth. He is also a “Signature Fly Tyer” for The Orvis Company.
    John Stanton
    Leo Vensel
    Full day
    1 person $295.00 (local)
    2 people 395.00 (local)
    Full day
    1 person 350.00 (travel/central pa)
    2 people $450.00 ( travel/central pa)
    Available access to private water
    Yellow creek
    Beaver creek
    Rolling rock
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  • Steve Raejeff

    Friday June 9th 6:00pm meet and greet casting legend

    Steve Rajeff. @ the store.

     

    Steve Rajeff

    ACA Hall of Fame member, 38 appearances on ACA All American Team, won the ACA All Around Championship 38 consecutive times, and the bi-annual World Casting Championship 13 times.

    Current Men’s Record Holder

    Fly Distance Combination Plug Accuracy Combination All Accuracy Combination All Distance Combination
    1-Hand Fly Distance

    Current Co-holder Men’s Record Score 100

    Dry Fly Accuracy Trout Fly Accuracy Bass Bug Accuracy
    1/4 oz Plug Accuracy 3/8 oz Plug Accuracy 5/8 oz Plug Accuracy

    Current Co-holder Men’s Record

    Anglers Fly Distance

     

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  • Upcoming Trips

    It’s not too late to book a great hosted trip to Montana or Tennessee for trout, Alaska for trophy rainbows, peacock bass in Brazil, bonefish in the Bahamas or Giant Trevally, in the Seychelles. Take a look at the wonderful opportunities below. To book your spot/s or if you have any questions, give us a call (412) 788-8088.

     

    South Holston River Lodge, TN   June 28 to July 1               3 Nights/2 Days                 4 spots available

     

    Bighorn River, Montana                July 15 to 19                       4 Nights/3 Days                 1 SPOT AVAILABLE

     

    South Holston River Lodge, TN   July 26 to 29                       3 Nights/2 Days                 2 Spots available

     

    Bighorn River, Montana                August 12 to 16                 4 Nights/2 Days                 3 Spots available

     

    Intricate Bay Lodge, Alaska          Sep 17 to 23                        6 Nights/5 Days                 4 Spots available

     

    South Holston River Lodge, TN   Oct 15 to 19                        4 Nights/3 Days                 5 Spots available

     

    Salmon River, NY                              Oct 22 to 24                        3 Nights/2 Days                 2 Spots available

     

    Salmon River, NY                              Oct 28 to 30                        3 Nights/2 Days                 5 Spots available

     

    Agua Boa River, Brazil                     Jan 27 to Feb 3                  7 Nights/6 Days                 2 Spots available

     

    Mangrove Cay Club, Andros        Feb 17 to 24                        7 Nights/6 Days                 4 Spots available

     

    Farquhar Atoll, Seychelles            April 11 to 18, 2018         7 Nights/6 Days                 4 Spots available

     

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