The Shop:

Reliance Fly & Tackle is the areas oldest locally owned fly shop/country store. We are a small store located in Reliance Tn, on the Hiwassee River. If you are in the area chances are we have what you need. Flies, leaders, Tippet, Rods, spinning gear, picnic supplies, Deli, Gas, & Beer. We have several campsites and a bunkhouse for overnight lodging located on Childers Creek behind the store. On Most weekends we do offer smoked chicken and rib dinners.

Friday, June 29, 2012


The Isonychia's are fishing strong on the Hiwassee River right now. Nymphs, emergers, and dry flies if you can get the drift the fish will eat it. We have some great patterns in stock at the shop right, so make sure to stop in a get the right bug on your way up to the river.

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

4th of July on the Hiwassee

     June has come and is almost gone, the summer heat has finally kicked in, and things are definetly hopping on the river. The Fishing conditions on the river are great. Wade fishermen are reporting good fishing in the morning as well as the evenings when the water is down. Our guides are having great days on the water as well both with numbers of fish and with some nice sized ones as well. Make sure to stop in and take a look at the fly list to see whats working on the river. Our guides keep it updated for us to help you catch more fish.

     The 4th of July will be here next wendsday so the next two weeks will be very busy in Reliance. If you are planning a trip to the river make your reservations now and be ready to see a lot of people on the water over the next two weekends.

           Reliance Fly & Tackle

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Summer Fishing, June 21, 2012

The fishing on the Hiwassee River is hot right now. We are having one of the best fishing seasons that we have had in a couple of years on the river. Anglers and our shop guides are reporting excellent days on the water.