All About the Northern Angler in Traverse City, Michigan.

The Northern Angler Fly Shop and Outfitters is dedicated to serving the needs of all fly anglers, from the aspiring beginner to the most seasoned expert, we have the gear you need and want. We are a full service fly shop staffed with knowledgeable fly fishing professionals and guides with many years of experience. Check out all that Northern Michigan has to offer the fly fishing fanatic and experience for yourself why the Boardman River inspired the creation of the Adams fly, or how magical the Manistee River can be on a summer evening, and let us help guide you in that journey. Our fly shop is located within just two blocks south of Grand Traverse Bay and just a stone’s throw from the Boardman River, with ample parking, great fly fishing gear and rods and the best selection of fishing flies in Northern Michigan.

Come see for yourself why Traverse City is such a great fly fishing destination, with hundreds of lakes, creeks and rivers for you to explore in less than an hour drive. Fly fish the flats of Grand Traverse Bay for carp and smallmouth, chase salmon or steelhead on the Manistee, Betsie, Platte or Boardman and fish for wild brown trout and native brook trout on the flies-only section of the Manistee, Ausable or other local streams.