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Back to School Specials at Backwater Angler

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Tired of writing tuition checks? Stop in and take advantage of some hot August deals while supplies last-we call them “Back to School” specials at Backwater Angler. Once the kids are back to school, carve out a little time for yourself to fly fish the Gunpowder River. If you don’t have time to stop in give us a card and an address and we’ll ship any of the items on the board to you for free until the end of the month!
BWA Back to School Shop Specials

Backwater Angler is now located at 107 Mt Carmel Rd #106 Parkton, MD 21120

Screen Shot 2016-07-29 at 9.30.09 PMBackwater Angler is now located 3/10ths of a mile off of Exit 27 at I-83 at 107 Mt. Carmel RD Parkton, MD 21120. If you find yourself in the old shop parking lot this weekend just take a left out of the old lot, take a left at the light at Mt. Carmel Rd. and a left into the Village Plaza. Easy! If you find yourself in the old shop parking lot this weekend just take a left out of the old lot, take a left at the light at Mt. Carmel Rd. and a left into the Village Plaza. Easy! Coming from somewhere else? Please give our directions to Backwater Angler a look. Tiles courtesy of MapQuest http://www.mapquest.com/ Thanks to Mapquest for giving us birds-eye view of all of that green space in the Hereford Area of Gunpowder State Park!

Please note:
Shop Hours for the new location are:
10 AM till 5 PM Weekdays
10 AM till 4 PM Saturday and Sunday
The shop is closed every Tuesday and Wednesday

Hot July Fly Fishing Gear Moving Sale

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Backwater Angler is moving. Thanks to Staffers Justin Gaffney and Gene Howson for all of their heavy lifting this week. Help us lighten the load by stopping in this Saturday and Sunday and getting great deals on (in-stock only) Fly Fishing Gear for the Mid-Atlantic.

Including:

25% of all Rainjackets
Free flyline with any reel purchase over $100
25% of all gear bags
Pick three Loon Products and get the lowest priced one for free.
Baker’s dozen flies-buy 12 get 1 free.
Free casting lesson ($75 value) with any Rod Purchase (must book in-advance).
50% off table for things we simply cannot move!!!

Sale is only Saturday and Sunday of this weekend-July 23-24 from 10 AM till 4 PM and is limited to in-store and in-stock items only-no calls please-stop by for details

Thank for your support in our 16th year.

New location to be announced…

Beginner’s Fly Fishing School on June 26th

Please join us for a fly fishing school. On Sunday, June 26th, a Backwater Angler Guide will be teaching a fly fishing school that is ideal for beginners. If you’re planning on fly fishing in Maryland, or anywhere else for that matter, this course is a great introduction to the sport. The school covers knots, casting, gear and fly selection. Class is held from 11:00 AM till 2:00 PM. Cost is $125 per person and includes the use of gear. A Maryland non-tidal fishing license and trout stamp is required and may be purchased at the shop with check or cash the day of the school. Class size is limited to 4 and pre-registration is required. Please give us a call at 410-357-9557 to pre-register.

Beginner’s Fly Fishing School on June 25th

Please join us for a fly fishing school. On Saturday, June 25th, a Backwater Angler Guide will be teaching a fly fishing school that is ideal for beginners. If you’re planning on fly fishing in Maryland, or anywhere else for that matter, this course is a great introduction to the sport. The school covers knots, casting, gear and fly selection. Class is held from 11:00 AM till 2:00 PM. Cost is $125 per person and includes the use of gear. A Maryland non-tidal fishing license and trout stamp is required and may be purchased at the shop with check or cash the day of the school. Class size is limited to 4 and pre-registration is required. Please give us a call at 410-357-9557 to pre-register.

Beginner’s Fly Fishing School on June 12th

Please join us for a fly fishing school. On Sunday, June 12th, a Backwater Angler Guide will be teaching a fly fishing school that is ideal for beginners. If you’re planning on fly fishing in Maryland, or anywhere else for that matter, this course is a great introduction to the sport. The school covers knots, casting, gear and fly selection. Class is held from 11:00 AM till 2:00 PM. Cost is $125 per person and includes the use of gear. A Maryland non-tidal fishing license and trout stamp is required and may be purchased at the shop with check or cash the day of the school. Class size is limited to 4 and pre-registration is required. Please give us a call at 410-357-9557 to pre-register.

Beginner’s Fly Fishing School on June 11th

Please join us for a fly fishing school. On Saturday, June 11th a Backwater Angler Guide will be teaching a fly fishing school that is ideal for beginners. If you’re planning on fly fishing in Maryland, Northern Virgina, D.C., South Central Pennsylvania or anywhere else for that matter, this course is a great introduction to the sport. The school covers knots, casting, gear and fly selection. Class is held from 11:00 AM till 2:00 PM. Cost is $125 per person and includes the use of gear. A Maryland non-tidal fishing license and trout stamp is required and may be purchased at the shop with check or cash the day of the school. Class size is limited to 4 and pre-registration is required. Please give us a call at 410-357-9557 to pre-register.

Beginner’s Fly Fishing School on June 4

Please join us for a fly fishing school. On Saturday,June 4th, a Backwater Angler Guide will be teaching a fly fishing school that is ideal for beginners. If you’re planning on fly fishing in Maryland, or anywhere else for that matter, this course is a great introduction to the sport. The school covers knots, casting, gear and fly selection. Class is held from 11:00 AM till 2:00 PM. Cost is $125 per person and includes the use of gear. A Maryland non-tidal fishing license and trout stamp is required and may be purchased at the shop with check or cash the day of the school. Class size is limited to 4 and pre-registration is required. Please give us a call at 410-357-9557 to pre-register