I have bad news and I have good news, new local fly shop


It is unfortunate, but during these tough economic times many businesses will not make it.

I say this because I just got the news today that The Tampa Angler is closing it’s doors.

The Tampa Angler
8490 W. Hillsborough Avenue
Tampa, FL 33615

Phone number: (813) 374-2497

Here’s your Chance to get some good discounts right before the holidays.

Lots of tying material along with clothing, rods, reels, lines, you name it.
Name brands like Sage, Ross, Rio, Cortland, Redington, Simms

Right now everything is 30% off.

I talked to Brad over there today. He said he does not have a problem taking paypal and shipping products out via ups either. Give them a ring to see what gear they have available.


The good news if you do not know it already there is a New Fly Shop that just open up in the South Tampa area.

Tampa Bay On The Fly located at:

4203 El Prado Boulevard
Tampa, Florida 33629
Phone: (813) 443-0660

Monday 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

Tuesday 10:00 am -8:30 pm

Wednesday 10:00 am -7:00 pm

Thursday 10:00 am -7:00 pm

Friday 10:00 am -7:00 pm

Saturday 10:00 am -7:00 pm

Sunday 12:00 pm -4:00 pm

I have not been in the store yet but I hear they have a very nice store.

Some of the brands they carry are:

Sage, Redington, Scott, SA, RIO, AirFlo, Tibor, Nautilus