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Beginner Fly Tying Lessons- now full

October 16, 2021

Learn to tie with Glenn Abbott. Beginner session, six students, $50 per person, supplies included. Please call 226-383-3474 or email info@grof.ca

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Holidays!!

October 3, 2021

Gone on a wee trip. October 3rd to October 10th. Reopening Monday October 11th, 12pm to 4pm.

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Tuesday September 28th Hours

September 28, 2021

We will be Open Tuesday 12:30pm to 4pm.

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Online Store Launch

September 3, 2021

It’s official. Grand River Outfitting & Fly Shop has launched our online store.  We are still populating of course but feel free to call the shop if you don’t see what you need. We carry Simms, Sage, Echo, Rio, Airflo, Winston Rods, Dr. Slick, Fishpond, Jay’sFlies…and the list goes on.  

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Fly Tying Demo with Jay Passmore

August 7, 2021

Join us Saturday August 7th. Jay Passmore will be demo tying Gamechangers, Crayfish and Flash Fibre Minnows. The event starts at 10am to 1pm. Please wear a mask and follow social distancing procedures.   

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Hours for July 20 2021

July 20, 2021

Opening hours July 20 2021 10am to 2 pm

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Jay’s Flies

June 26, 2021

Jay Passmore, a tier for over 40 years,  has delivered again this year.  New to our repertoire are Game Changers, featuring: “Game Changer Hex”  and the “Olive Cock Gamechanger”.      The “Near Enough Cray”, “Baby Cray”     and “Murdich Minnows”.   Also we have a new variety of carp flies including “Flo Orange” and […]

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Steelhead Season

August 15, 2016

Where did trout season go?  It seems like just last week I was standing on the river with GROF Guide Nick Groves on opening day, drinking a coffee and waiting for the light.  Giddy as a couple of school kids.  But what an extraordinary trout season we had on the Grand River tailwater.  Not since […]

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Bassin’!

July 27, 2015

I was a trout snob. That’s right. In fact, I regarded just about any other fish that I caught outside of the trout and salmon realm as incidental inconveniences that were merely wasting my time. That was until about 15 years ago when I discovered smallmouth bass fishing along the rivers in southern Ontario. After […]

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Ontario Fly Fishing Guides Secrets to Success: Understanding Behavior

March 11, 2015

Spring Steelhead (Part 3) As mentioned in the previous articles, there are some differences between spring steelhead and fall steelhead that need to be addressed by anglers and recognizing and understanding these differences is sure to                                    increase your […]

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