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17 Jul 2018
“Before fishing, after fishing, whenever!”
8 Nov 2017
“Find what you need to enjoy the outdoors”
Based out of Sylva, North Carolina, we are fortunate to be surrounded by world class fishing rivers and streams, including the Western North Carolina Fly Fishing Trail and the rivers and streams within the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. We...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
570 W Main St, Sylva, NC 28779-5543
+1 828-631-4453
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Reviewed July 17, 2018

The downstairs is an overwhelmingly awesome selection of fly fishing equipment for every age, stage, and desire of the angler. The upstairs is a broad selection of everything you need to hit the trails in and around Jackson County and beyond. The staff is very...More

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Reviewed November 8, 2017

Yes, you can find cheaper stuff at Wal-Mart or probably on-line, but I like to see what I'm getting and compare for myself the various quality available brands. Also the staff is very helpful and able to answer questions, plus, they do have bargains in...More

1  Thank dlpickle31
Reviewed May 12, 2017

I was fortunate to spend two days fishing with Shannon from Blackrock Outdoor Co. Sylva, NC. A water release prevented my daughter and I getting on the Tuck so Shannon took us small stream fishing. My 19 year old had been fly fishing once in...More

1  Thank gjowaisas
Reviewed April 11, 2017

You'll enjoy shopping in this small, yet well-stocked, local store where you can find anything you'll need to enjoy our scenery in western North Carolina.

1  Thank Wunder3
Reviewed January 19, 2017

Shannon Messer is a terrific teacher! He was patient and encouraging while also providing very simple instructions, without a lot of complicated and intimidating equipment. Most importantly - we caught FISH! We had a wonderful experience with Shannon and Blackrock Outdoor Company and I highly...More

1  Thank JuliesFunTrips
Reviewed January 18, 2017

My mom and I had an exciting mother-daughter day learning how to fly fish with Shannon Messer, who was a fantastic guide! He was very encouraging, knowledgeable, and all around fun. He really took the intimidation out of the first-time trip, and we had a...More

1  Thank Sarah S
Reviewed November 7, 2016

I tend to rate outdoor stores against the Mast General Store which I will admit is a bit overhyped. This is a great store and the guys working that day were super helpful, they even pulled something off of the front display for me. They...More

1  Thank Mark E
Reviewed July 21, 2016

went small stream fly fishing in Great Smoky Mountain National Park with Shannon Messer and had an incredible time catching some wild Brook Trout. Shannon's knowledge and passion for all aspects of fly fishing is incredible that I was smiling and learning something the entire...More

1  Thank pjheller2016
Reviewed July 19, 2016

Spending time on the rivers and creeks of Western North Carolina with expert guide Shannon Messer is an experience of a lifetime. No one knows fly fishing and fly tying like Shannon! His style of teaching and his amazing local knowledge makes for a memorable...More

1  Thank Al T
Reviewed June 22, 2016

Many thanks to the people at Blackrock Outdoors, especially Shannon Messer, for the advice on my first fly fishing trip to the Sylva, NC area. Shannon was very helpful with selecting flies and pointing out places to fish. I visited the store several times during...More

3  Thank flyfisherbuckeye
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