Uptown Angler is the city's only fly fishing outlet. Locally owned and operated since 1995. We offer the best guided trips for fly fishing redfish in Louisiana. Our guides take you deep into the marsh where bull red schools are the most abundant. Giving you a great chance of catching that fish you've been dreaming of. We also carry a lot of apparel, gear, and tons of flies most of which are tied right here in our shop by our knowledgeable staff. We offer tips on fishing for any species you may find in the Greater New Orleans Metro area. Whether your thing is throwing poppers at bass, tossing tiny soft hackle flies at cichlids, or plopping big uglies on top of tailing carp, we have every thing you may need! We offer the worlds largest saltwater fly collection, and plenty of freshwater flies. We are the only fly shop in the area and would love to get you out there fishing, so come in now and let us get you outdoors!
Not only do we offer fly fishing gear from brands like Orvis, Scott, G. Loomis, Sage, Redington, Temple Fork Outfitters, Rio, Scientific Angler, Hatch, and Galvan but we also have the latest clothing from great brands such as Patagonia, Mountain Khakis, Mountain Hardware, TASC, Ex-Officio, and Rep Your Water. We'll make sure you look good while you're out on the water.
Alright guys and gals, it's time for us to discuss the optimal way to pick a fly rod to best suit your purposes. Each model fly rod is different, weight, taper, and action all play an important part in picking a rod. Let's talk about these aspects of a fly rod before we discuss which one best suits you. Each model fly rod has a different weight,some being very light and others being relatively heavy. A light rod is better for a long day of casting, as it will fatigue you less. Heavier rods are better used while sight fishing for bigger fish, if you're only taking shots at fish you see it won't matter THAT much if your...
Finally, we have a new website! While it is still a work in progress, it will be great to give the Shop Site a facelift. Over the next several weeks, we will be working toward getting all our products online. Please continually check back for more updates. On this blog, we will post fishing updates and news on a very regular basis. Later today, there will be a blog post about fishing conditions in the past week or two.