Central Oregon's 

Premiere Fly Shop

Welcome

Welcome to the Patient Angler Fly Shop. The locals favorite for fly fishing Information, Instruction, Flies & Gear, Fly Tying Materials & Tools, Guided Trips and Adventure Travel.  The Patient Angler has provided quality products and services in Bend, Oregon since 1984, with a professional full time friendly staff that is well versed in all aspects of fresh and saltwater fly fishing.

Latest Bumper Stickers seen

STATE Plate # Total # of Points
AZ 731NTZ 15
OR XME369 13
OR 910BXG 7

More about our Program

Stream Flows

(cfs): 3600
55.94 F°
(cfs): 4200
66.38 F°
(cfs): 498
57.92 F°

Testimonials

  • Very helpful will answer any of your questions no matter how silly. I'm not from the area and was looking for some direction and advice and I did not leave disappointed. I will visit this fly shop every time I return to bend from now on. 

    - Mike Myers

  • This is my favorite fly shop in Bend. Always friendly and helpful, never trying to sell you something you don't need. Keep it up guys! 

    - Kenny Stangenberg

  • My go to fly shop in Bend! Not only a great shop...but Pete and crew touch all the bases! If you need gear...flies...advice...this is the place!! 

    - Pat Phelps

  • The Patient Angler is an excellent full service fly shop. The owner, Peter Bower, and his two employees, Bob Coltrane and Caleb Reider, are knowledgeable, experienced and courteous individuals who are pleasant to deal with. All are good fly tiers, and the shop has a complete line of materials and tools. They are not hard sell and answer all of your questions regarding gear, fly tying and angling locations. I shop here at least twice monthly..

    - R. Shimane

  • My husband and I really appreciated Peter's time and, yes, patience today when we took fly fishing 101 with him. I hope that this is the start of a new way of seeing rivers, bugs, and fish!

    - Felice K

    Fly Fishing Instruction

    Teaching the art of fly-fishing & fly tying has become a cornerstone of the Patient Angler.

    Fly Tying Instruction

    Learn how to tie flies in a small class environment.