It's that time of the year and love is in the air for the brown trout. A few days ago every bit of gravel became a redd on Beaver Creek behind the store. These fish need a good spawn this year to make up for the last two which were not good. We have a little more water in the creek this year which should hopefully cut out some of the predation and also help eliminate some of the stresses for the trout as they begin to spawn. Please do your part as a conservationist and an angler, and avoid walking on gravel in the stream and stepping on redds or causing unnecessary stress to the spawning fish by fishing to them. Deep holes with mucky bottoms are fine to fish, as are rising fish with midges. Generally these are not spawning trout. Not all trout will spawn at the same time in a river and there are also plenty of juveniles who are not sexually mature yet. We just need to do our part to make sure we protect the future of our fisheries!
Don't miss out on another Free Fly Tying class on Saturday November 25th at 11 am with Art Overcash. We will be tying a Muddler Minnow. Materials are available at the shop for purchase. Please bring your vise and tools. If you have any questions please contact us @301 393 9090
Chuck Kraft will be here on Saturday December 9th doing fly tying demos for a few his signature patterns! Some of his flies include the Kreelex Minnow, Clawdad and the CK Baitfish. Please come out and join us for this great event!
With James leaving for a Montana fishing trip, I’ve decided to have a Manager’s Sale. We’ll call it the “James is out of town Sale!”This will be the first Sale that Beaver Creek Fly Shop has ever had. The details of the Sale are too numerous to list, but I promise that we're offering the biggest discounts we [...]
Come join us for our second annual Trout Spey Clinic on Saturday October 21st! This event will be focused around the gear used to fish trout or smallmouth with a Spey rod. Even though these are smaller Spey rods than what is used for steelhead, this is still a great opportunity to learn how to [...]
We were just informed that the NEW Scott G series Fly Rods will be here at the event to test cast and will be available for pre-orders that day! So, even if you're just a trout angler, we will have plenty of things you'll want to see and also different ONE DAY ONLY sales!We will [...]
Check out all the great deals going on right now!PURCHASE A REDINGTON VICE FLY RODRECEIVE A $25 GIFT CARDHERE'S HOW IT WORKS1. Purchase any Redington VICE FLY ROD model between April 1, 2017 and June 30, 2017.2.DOWNLOAD the rebate form. Send in the completed form along with proof of purchase before July 15, 2017.Promotion dates: [...]
As a thank you to all of our awesome customers, we are having our annual open house on March 25th from 11am- 4pm! This is a family friendly event and there is no charge. Make sure to save the date on your calendar and we hope to see you all here! Just in case you [...]
Sage Pulse and Motive fly rods and Sage 2200 reels are 15% off until March 8th! This includes both current stock in the store and any special orders for these three items. Please give us a call @ (301) 393-9090 to check on what we have or to place an order for this sale. You [...]
We will be starting to do fly tying and new gear videos and spotlights. Stay tuned over the next few days for the first in our series!
Beaver Creek is still fishing well with ants, beetles and crickets. There have been a few tricos here and there if you're lucky enough to catch a spinner fall in the morning or a small hatch in the evening. Midges and scuds work well if you're in the mood to nymph. Honestly though, these fish [...]
Beaver Creek:Ants, Beetles, Japanese Beetles, Hoppers and Crickets are fishing well. If any of these aren't getting any looks, try dropping a zebra midge or scud off of a big foam terrestrial.Upper Potomac River:Smallmouth fishing is on! The water has been really warm but it's still fishing well. Murdich minnows, Mighty Minnows, Gamechangers, Clousers are [...]