• Glen Blackwood’s

    Great Lakes Fly Fishing Company

    The knowledge behind the gear you are looking for.

Welcome to the Great Lakes Fly Fishing Company, a fly shop that combines old school customer service and education with modern fly tackle and techniques…

Our shop, located in Rockford, Michigan features both cutting edge fly tackle, as well as a taste of the past, by offering vintage and used gear. Staffed by anglers who have fished world-wide in both fresh and saltwater, who not only are talented fisherman and fly tyers, but educators as well. We strive to help you find success on your favorite piece of water.

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Supplies & Gear

Whether you need flies, leaders, waders, fly tying materials, or a new rod and reel, we inventory the best values in equipment and gear available.

New & Used Equipment

We offer both new and used rods, reels, books and artwork.

Instruction & Events

Offering on-stream casting and fishing lessons, as well as other fly fishing related outings.

EXCLUSIVE DEALER

We are the EXCLUSIVE DEALER for Steve Smith’s New Limited Edition Slip-Cased Woodcock Rising Book.

Only 100 were printed – Call to get your copy today!

(616) 866-6060 or 1-800-303-0567
or email us at:  glffc@troutmoor.net

SIGNED COPIES OF GIERACH’S NEWEST BOOK!

We are pleased of offer signed first editions of John Gierach’s newest book.

John is the fly fishing communities’ poet laureate of fly fishing.

Cost:  $25.00 and free shipping

(616) 866-6060 or 1-800-303-0537
or email us at: glffc@troutmoor.net

Artwork

Fly fishing and wingshooting is not just enjoyed outside. Artwork allows the romance of the sport while at home or the office. We offer original sporting works, as well as prints and etchings. Call or email for current inventory.

Vintage Tackle and Estates

One of the shop niches is selling pre-owned modern and vintage tackle. Joy and value can be found in fishing the tackle of yesterday. Thus, we strive to have a strong selection of pre-owned rods, reels, fly tying materials and books in stock. Click for inventory listings. We both purchase collections out right, as well as offer consignment options. Glen Blackwood has developed a successful marketing strategy for this category. Call or email Glen Blackwood to discuss which option may be best for you.

  • Troutmoor Sporting Literature

    New and used books covering both Fly Fishing & Wingshooting.

    Check out the Trade Shows We’ll be at >>

    We pride ourselves on our selection of fly fishing and wingshooting literature. We stock new and pre-owned reading and collectible volumes.

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Instruction

Our philosophy is simple. People learn our sport best through private lessons. These lessons are schedule by appointment based upon the client’s schedule. We offer fly casting lessons, both single- and double-handed. We also offer on-stream instruction and corporate outings. To learn to fish, you must be on the water, not in a classroom.

  • Presentations and Talks

      Does your fly fishing or conservation club need a guest speaker? Glen Blackwood has spoken throughout the United States on various fly fishing topics. Glen has created PowerPoint presentations on a variety of topics. Call or email Glen to discuss topics and availability.

  • Presentations and Talks

      Does your fly fishing or conservation club need a guest speaker? Glen Blackwood has spoken throughout the United States on various fly fishing topics. Glen has created PowerPoint presentations on a variety of topics. Call or email Glen to discuss topics and availability.

  • Presentations and Talks

      Does your fly fishing or conservation club need a guest speaker? Glen Blackwood has spoken throughout the United States on various fly fishing topics. Glen has created PowerPoint presentations on a variety of topics. Call or email Glen to discuss topics and availability.

Contact Glen
& GLFFC Staff

8460 Algoma Ave NE, Suite E & F
Rockford, MI 49341

Phone: (616) 866-6060
Toll-Free: (800) 303-0567

Email: glffc@troutmoor.net

Shop Hours for May – September:
10am-7pm Monday – Friday
9am-6pm Saturay & Sunday

Shop Hours for October – April:
10am-6pm Monday – Friday
9am-5pm Saturay & Sunday

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Gift Certificates Available

Call today to order a Gift Certificate for your friends, loved ones, or even yourself!
(616) 866-6060
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