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We stock only the best

Welcome to the Iron Bow Fly Shop

Who We Are

Iron Bow Fly Fishing Outfitters - EST. 2013


We are a family owned and operated fly shop located in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, situated amongst some of North America’s most prolific trout waters. Over the last 2 ½ decades we have successfully owned, operated and outfitted on the waters of Southern Alberta. After a short 3 year hiatus away from the lifestyle we truly loved and missed, we established a new shop in 2013 and again have quickly become one of Canada’s most popular fly shops and guide services.

We are a full service fly shop and outfitter catering to the local and travelling fly fisherman and pride ourselves on offering some of the industries most friendly and knowledgeable retail, guide and teaching staff. For us, it is important to carry only the best selection of quality products from the industries top manufacturers and have chosen them specifically for their performance along with the best warranties in the business.

We would again like to thank the thousands of fly fisherman that have trusted us in the past and look forward to bringing you many more years of the same service that you have come to expect from us.

Our Services For Fly Fisherman And Women

Iron Bow Fly Fishing Outfitters - Canada's Fly Fishing Headquarters


Whether you are a seasoned fly fisherman thirsting for knowledge or a beginner about to undertake the sport of fly fishing, we would like to share our knowledge of the lifestyle we are so passionate about. We offer some of the areas best instructors and guides to help you learn how to fly fish or just advance your skill level. We offer a full curriculum of classes from beginner to advanced, spey, group or private. We have introduced thousands of people to the sport over the last 2½ decades and can personalize instruction to meet the needs of just about any size of group, private or corporate.

We only carry the latest equipment from the top manufacturers Scott, Sage, Patagonia, Simms, Orvis, Rio, Scientific Anglers, Hatch, Nautilus and Montana Fly Company just to name a few.

The start of every successful fly fishing trip starts with flies, you may have the right equipment, times and location but if you don’t have the right fly you may as well not be there. Whether you are swinging for steel in British Columbia, or chasing the illusive permit of the Caribbean, choose from over 1200 patterns and sizes of the finest commercially tied flies available. We also have all the best quality materials, tools and hooks for tying them.

You will be hard pressed to find guides harder working, friendlier or more knowledgeable than our guide staff. This knowledge only comes with years and time on the water, our guides spend as much time with beginners as they do with experienced anglers and are excellent teachers. They will exceed your expectations and challenge even the most experienced anglers.

We offer hosted travel to exotic warm water locals. We plan, book, arrange and host travel for small groups of anglers as well as provide a destination specific packages (times, equipment, packing lists, travel information and more) for each location. You just show up and catch fish, we take care of the rest.

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