The Tackle Shop Today
Today The Tackle Shop continues it's rich tradition of serving Madison River fly fishermen. While the building has changed little over these first 75 years the business continues to change with the times. The one constant is the goal of serving the needs of the fly fisherman with the highest quality fly fishing tackle and service available. We stay true to that goal today just as it was when Elwood Combs opened the doors to fly fishermen 75 years ago.
Orvis remains the mainstay of our fishing tackle. It has been easy for us to maintain a relationship with a company such as Orvis that is focused on quality and customer service. We believe the quality of Orvis tackle to be the best on the market and the Orivs 100% customer satisfaction guarantee and 25 year guarantee on fly fishing rods to be the best in the industry. We have an exhaustive selection of dry flies, nymphs, streamers and terrestrials and are constantly adding additional product lines where we feel there are needs. We think you will find our fly tackle offering able to fulfill your every fly fishing need.
Shopping at The Tackle Shop just got easier with the addition of our Online Store. We are now able to offer a full line of Orvis and Tackle Shop products available to you from your home or mobile app. Take a minute to visit the online store and see our latest products and offerings. When you order from the online store or on the phone, you pay Montana sales tax (0%) and The Tackle Shop will pay shipping on all orders over $50. Always remember, if you have a question just give us a call and we will be glad to help.
Read about the Waters We Fish. While our main focus is the local waters of Southwest Montana and specifically the Madison River, we offer so much more for the fly fisherman searching for trout in Montana. Get to know a little more about the waters we fish and see if anything special peaks your interest. You may just want to fish them all!
You will see exciting changes in our Outfitting Services and guided float fishing trips for 2012. First and foremost, we ARE the Madison River specialists and have been serving fly fishermen here for 75 years and will continue to provide great guide service to our valued clients. When it comes to taking a float fishing trip on the Madison River or an exhilarating trip through the Bear Trap Canyon, nobody does it better.
The expansive outfitting expertise of new owner John Way has allowed The Tackle Shop to venture across Montana and include guided fly fishing on the best waters in Montana. If you would like to do overnight trips on the Smith River we can get that done. Want to see more of the great fly fishing waters in Montana and meet some new and interesting fish? Try our "Montana Sampler" and wade and float fish your way across the best of western Montana. Would you like to have a fly fishing school, instruction centered, experience and return home a better fisherman? Just let us know. Our individualized instruction options will take your trout fishing to a whole new level. We have even added services for the hunting enthusiast. Visit our Outfitter Services section to learn more about our guided fly fishing oppertunities.
The Tackle Shop now offers many ways to stay in touch in our The Tackle Shop Talk section. From Tackle Shop Talk you can read our blog, read and post comments on our bulletin board, and join our friends on Facebook. Our Contact Us form will also allow you to ask questions, you can email us, or just do it the old fashioned way and give us a call or stop by. Visit our Tackle Shop Talk pages and enjoy the conversation.
Looking for the most current fishing conditions? Go to The Tackle Shop Fishing Reports and get the latest information on water conditions, hatches, and fly fishing success. Make it a frequent stop, you can never have too much information.
Take some time to visit all the corners of the website and learn more about who we are and what we do. We would love the opportunity to meet you so stop by the shop if you are in Ennis, or give us a call. We love to talk fly fishing and the outdoors.