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Old 11-22-2013, 06:33 PM
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Another fly shop in Billings is going to close after the first of the year.
Has some nice mark downs on rods and gear. Owner says he's going to
build a new shop near his other place in Ft. Smith. So they'll be three active
fly shops again plus the little one at the Cottonwood Camp Ground.

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Old 11-22-2013, 09:59 PM
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I lived in Billings for 4 years. At the high-point during that time, we had 3 shops plus a tying shop and Cabelas. With Dwayne closing down Bighorn Fly in Billings, the town will be down to 1 shop, 1 tying shop, and Cabelas.
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Old 11-23-2013, 09:21 AM
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The one shop being East rosebud? I like to support local when I can, sucks the closest shop for me is Columbus. While I normally go-to Billings, which is hour+ away. It's cheaper for me to order online, but what fun is that.....
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Don't forget about "The Wild Fly" on Moore Ln. Great guys there. They lean more towards tying than tons of gear but a great shop all the same.

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Neil,

I stand corrected. You reminded me that the last time I was in Wild Fly (the tying shop I referred to) they had started carrying a rods, reels, etc in addition to have a great supply of tying supplies.

Rainbow Run closed about 2 years ago and now with Bighorn Fly closing, that does leave East Rosebud as the only other full-product shop in town.

Shortyb, I thought Stillwater Anglers was in Columbus?

Eric

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Shortyb, I misread your location, thought you were in Columbus. Two mistakes in one thread, obviously the international trip I returned from last night is kicking my arse!
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Old 11-23-2013, 05:39 PM
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Scheels is moving out to King and Shilo next
year with an enormous new facility. Word is they'll
upgrade with a real fly shop within.

Columbus also has a nice little shop.
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Don't forget about "The Wild Fly" on Moore Ln. Great guys there. They lean more towards tying than tons of gear but a great shop all the same.

Neil
Nice did not know that. Most the time that's what I'm going for any way, I should check them out.

Stillwater is a nice little shop, but nothing in Columbus to make my way that direction. I do pop in time to time if I'm going to Bozeman, other than that.. East Rosebud is a neat shop too, really one of my favorite shop I've ever been in. Most shop guys (no offence to any one here) can be pretentious at times. You can't beat a A/C D/C themed shop logo, just rockin. Let alone the guys someone that you would just love to fish with, super nice and just a fun guy to talk to.

Dan Bailey's is actually a great experience, unexpected.
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