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Harrogate Orvis Retail Store

Harrogate STORE HOURS:
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
21-22 West Park,
Harrogate, HG1 1BJ
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Come Tie with Us

Join us for a short store-based course and learn how to tie flies. Our events are open to anyone with any level of experience.

Call us for information on upcoming classes and seminars this season.

FF101 & FF201

Learn fly-fishing basics in one of our free Fly Fishing 101 classes. Perfect for beginners of all ages, the Fly Fishing 101 course includes free lessons on fly casting and outfit rigging.

If you're looking for a great way to get the family together outside, book a free Orvis class to get started. Fly fishing is a sport the whole family can participate in. All ages are welcome to attend this store-based course, but those under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Bring the whole family and learn what this great sport is all about.

FF101, 2019 Dates:

Sun 19th June
Sun 14th July
Sun 28th July
Sun 11th August
Sun 25th August
Sun 8th September
Sun 22nd September

FF201, 2019 Dates:

Sat 8th June
Sat 22nd June
Sat 6th July
Sat 20th July
Sat 3rd August
Fri 17th August
Sat 31st August
Sat 14th September
Sat 28th September

All 101 and 201 course attendees receive a booklet of vouchers that offers some great discount opportunities on Orvis fly fishing equipment, clothing and tuition. You can save £50 on any fly rod, reel and line combination purchased together, 20% on any fly fishing vest or pack and £25 when you spend £50 or more on full-priced items. There's also £25 off the cost of one of our 301 on-the-water courses held at local still and running water venues.

Class spaces are limited. Call or stop by to reserve a spot.

Please see store associates or call for class details.


Whether you are a beginner or you are someone that just wants a little guidance on how to become a better fly fisher, nothing beats time on the water with a knowledgeable guide or instructor. Our classes are the next step in your fly-fishing education. Designed to give you a great on-the-water fly-fishing experience, the day's instruction is built around specific techniques and local fisheries.

This year we will be holding a limited number of on the water fly fishing courses. these courses are limited to three people only. They are a great introduction to river fishing as well as benefiting the more experienced angler. The Courses will be held o the River Nidd on A.J.S. Fly Fishers Club Water. This is a stunning and diverse stretch of the river with some very good fishing.

To avoid disappointment please book early, the cost of the course is £99 per person. We hold a limited amount of equipment so if you need waders and so on we may be able to help you out at no extra cost.

We shall cover:

  • Fly-casting techniques
  • Essential knots
  • How to choose your tackle
  • Lake entomology (the science of insects)
  • How to simplify fly selection—you don’t need hundreds of patterns!
  • How to locate fish on a stillwater
  • How to play, land, and safely release fish
FF301 2019 Dates:

Course 2, 9th September 9:30 - 16:30

Class spaces are limited. Call or stop by to reserve a spot.

Please see store associates or call for class details.

Our Services

  • Wide range of men's and women's clothing, including Barbour
  • Range of fly-fishing essentials
  • Luxury dog products

Local Waters

Situated a short cast from some of the Yorkshire Dales finest rivers, our Harrogate store is the ideal destination for those seeking tackle and advice on fishing the rivers Aire, Nidd, Swale, Ure and Wharfe. Orvis Harrogate also cover other Yorkshire rivers such as the Derwent, Esk, Driffield and Pickering becks, and our dedicated fishing experts will help customers find the right tackle and information to suit all their needs.

The regions Stillwater fisheries such as Fewston, Lockwood Beck, Kilnsey Trout Park, Maran Lakes Raygill, Swisty,Tanfield Lodge are all expertly covered by our knowledgeable fishing associates.

Product Availability

We stock as many of our range as possible in-store but have so many more online. If you see something on or in the catalogue and we don't have it in store, don’t worry, we can take the order at the till and send it straight to your door, absolutely free of charge.

Free Gift Wrapping Service Available

Join the Orvis Dog Club!

Orvis Dog Club

This Orvis store offers Dog Club membership and events. For more information and to sign up, visit us in store, call us on 01423 5613541 or visit the Orvis Dog Club page.

Join our Dog Club Facebook group to keep up to date with Orvis’ doggy news, exclusive offers and competitions, as well as upcoming events in your local area.

Brands Available

Barbour, Aigle, Musto, Snowbee, Leeda and BISLEY shooting and dog-training accessories

Store Personnel

Store Manager: Gemma Wilcock

Assistant Manager: Tracey Daligan

Orvis Retail  Store - Harrogate - Clark ColmanFly-Fishing Specialist: Clark Colman
Clark is utterly passionate about all aspects of fly fishing, in which he has over 25 years of experience. Clark guides on still, running, and salt waters nationwide, demonstrates and speaks at fly-fishing and fly-tying events, and mentors military personnel through Fishing for Forces. He is currently working toward becoming a trout fly-casting instructor. Well known as a regular feature writer for Total FlyFisher magazine, Clark is also known on the competition scene. Clark is manager of the England Youth Fly Fishing Team and has twice been an English National Loch-Style Championship finalist at senior level. A former Territorial Army captain, Clark was Army Associate Loch-Style Champion in 2012, and the Army’s first-ever UK All-Services River Champion in 2013.

Fishing Specialist: David Carlin


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