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Posted - 02/19/2008 :  12:30:22 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
When I first got into town a few months ago, I could have sworn I saw a flyfishing shop just west of town square. I made a mental note to check it out when I got settled in a bit, and now it seems to have disappeared. Has it closed down, am I just looking in the wrong place or have I lost my mind? (entirely possible)


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Posted - 02/19/2008 :  1:35:05 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
If your talking about the one by the chevron it has closed.. It hasn't been open in a few months.. Try Alexanders or hughes out door store

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Posted - 02/22/2008 :  10:19:41 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I think you saw the Orvis sign on the back of the barber shop in town. I think that had just not been taken down as I do not recall a fishing shop being in that building for some time, if ever. I like Stanley's pro shop in Blue Ridge for my outdoors stuff.

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Mr Bill

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Posted - 02/22/2008 :  12:06:51 PM  Show Profile  Visit Mr Bill's Homepage  Reply with Quote
There was a fishing shop there for awhile, Spam. I think it was called "North Georgia Fly Fishing". I'm not sure they were able to find their customer base there though. They had a website, but it's gone so it looks like they didn't just move away.

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Posted - 02/22/2008 :  1:56:58 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote

Well part of the problem could be their customers were ALWAYS calling our home number.  We had a number that was one digit off and it drove us crazy.  Our answering machine was always full.  People would leave a message for a business on an obviously personal recorded message and it didn't stop until we changed our number.

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Posted - 02/22/2008 :  2:08:27 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
There was a guy that came here and chatted with us named Aragon..He hasn't been on here for a few years. I think he had a website for flyfishing in the Blairsville area, and he was also a guide.. I don't know what happened to him.



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William R. Jenkins

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Posted - 02/22/2008 :  3:56:11 PM  Show Profile  Visit William R. Jenkins's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Rouge,Several years ago I had the opportuniy to talk to an employee at a local tire company.We were talking about local fishing and he mentioned to me that he was quitting the tire changing job and opening a fly fishing business.I didn't think he would be successful and I told him,that.I saw him a couple of years later and the first thing I told him was,I told you it wouldn't fly.Am I allowed to mention his name? It is the son of a former republican commissioner. Maybe Aragon Rouge I have delegated my brother in Tampa to make arrasngment for a week of deep see fishing out of Clearwater,and he has carried out my orders.Fun times await us (six family members)beginning on April six.WRJ Fisherman

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Posted - 02/25/2008 :  07:37:04 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks for the info everyone. It was in fact an Orvis sign that I remember seeing. I also found references on a fly fishing board to a shop called "Four Rivers" that used to be downtown, but not sure how long ago it was there.

I did find Appalachian Outfitters, which is in downtown Murphy. They have some fly fishing equipment along with other outdoorsy stuff.

Looks like I need to take a drive to Blue Ridge to check some of the places around there out.

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