Since 1994 in Columbus, Ohio
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Calendar of Events

For More Information on specific Ohio fishing trips or classes- please refer to the "Travel" page and/or "Education" page on this website or call for more information- 614-451-0363

find our schedule on    facebook calendar


December 2018

Saturday, December 1st- MRO's 24th Anniversary- it was December 1st, 1994 that we 1st opened our doors here in Columbus, Ohio. THANKS for the opportunity to serve you....and continue to serve you. 

Tuesday, December 4th- 5-9 p.m.- LADIES NIGHT- Join Linda Farner at the shop for some fun, refreshments (wine) and some great Holiday Shopping Deals!- Click Here


All of us at Mad River Outfitters would like to wish you all a Happy and Healthy Holiday season. We appreciate what you do for us and we hope that you will think small and local this season.

* Please remember that we are OPEN Sunday from Noon- 5 p.m.- Thanksgiving to Christmas

* Just a reminder that every single product in our store is listed for sale on our website and our inventory is REAL-TIME. The website will tell you whether it is in stock or not.

* FREE shipping on orders over $25.00- same day shipping and 2-4 day delivery anywhere in the U.S.- order safely up to December 20th or so and then 2-day and Overnight options available as well.

* For our local friends, don't forget to use "In-Store Pickup" - great way to ensure that you get what you want and the item(s) will be waiting for you when you arrive.


January 2019

Monday, January 7th- FREE Getting Started in Fly Tying Program- 7-9 p.m.- Click Here

Monday, January 14th-
Basic Knots and Rigging Class- 7-9 p.m.- Click Here

Wednesday, January 16th-
Basic Fly Tying Course- 4 weeks- 7-9 p.m.- Click Here

Monday, January 28th-
Knots and Leaders Class- 7-9 p.m.- Click Here


February 2019

Saturday, February 2nd- MRO at the B.U.F.F Greater Cincinnati Fly Fishing Show- Click Here

Friday, February 8th- Sunday, February 9th-
MRO at the Columbus Fishing Expo- Click Here

Wednesday, February 13th-
Entomology 101 Class- 7-9 p.m.- Click Here

Saturday, February 16th- Saturday, February 23rd-
Andros Island Bonefish Club, Bahamas- with host Brian Flechsig- Click Here

Saturday, February 16th-
FREE Getting Started in Fly Tying Program- 9-11 a.m.- Click Here

Monday, February 18th-
Basic Fly Tying Course- 4 weeks- 7-9 p.m.- Click Here


March 2019

Wednesday, March 6th- FREE Beginners Program- 7-9 p.m.- Click Here

Saturday, March 16th - Saturday, March 23rd- 
Blue Bonefish Belize Trip- 
with host Jerry Darkes- Click Here

Sunday, March 24th- Wednesday, March 27th- Spring Steelhead Trip to the Muskegon River Lodge- Click Here 


April 2019

Saturday and Sunday, April 27th and 28th- 2-Day Fly Fishing School at Sunnybrook Trout Club- Click Here

May 2019

Saturday, May 18th- 1-Day Fly Fishing School- Sunnybrook Trout Club- Click Here

June 2019

Saturday and Sunday, June 15th and 16th- 2-Day Fly Fishing School- Sunnybrook Trout Club- Click Here

Saturday, June 22nd- Saturday, June 29th- ALASKA- "Streamer Junkie" Trip- Katmai Trophy Lodge- with host Jerry Darkes- Click Here

Sunday, June 30th-
1-Day Fly Fishing School- Zanesfield Rod and Gun Club- Click Here


July 2019

Saturday, July 20th- Saturday, July 27th- ALASKA "Sampler" Trip to the Katmai Trophy Lodge- with host Brian Flechsig- Click Here


Sunday, July 28th- Saturday, August 3rd- Montana Trip to the Slide Inn-
with hosts Andy Jensen and Kelly Galloup- Click Here


August 2019

Saturday, August 10th- Saturday, August 17th- Peacock Bass Trip- Amazon in Brazil- with host Brian Flechsig- TRIP IS FULLClick Here

Saturday, August 24th-
1-Day Fly Fishing School- Sunnybrook Trout Club- Click Here


September 2019

Saturday and Sunday, September 13th and 14th- 2-Day Fly Fishing School- Sunnybrook Trout Club- Click Here

Sunday, September 22nd- Friday, September 27th- San Juan River in New Mexico at The Soaring Eagle Lodge- 
with host Pat Kelly- Click Here

Saturday, September 28th- Saturday, October 5th-
"Naktoberfest" at Alaska's Katmai Trophy Lodge- with hosts Jerry Darkes and Jeff LiskayClick Here

Sunday, September 29th-
1-Day Fly Fishing School- Zanesfield Rod and Gun Club- Click Here

October 2019

Saturday, October 5th- Thursday, October 10th-Trophy Redfish in Louisiana at the Woodland Plantation- with host Brian Flechsig- Click Here

Saturday and Sunday, October 19th and 20th-
2-Day Intermediate Fly Fishing School- Sunnybrook Trout Club- Click Here

January 2020

Saturday, January 18th- Saturday, January 25th- Peacock Bass Trip- Amazon in Brazil- with host Ryan Ratliff- Click Here


July 2020

Friday, July 10th- Friday, July 17th- Three Rivers Lodge- Labrador- trophy brook trout and pike- hosted by Brian Flechsig- details TBA

*Many more events/trips TBA



**Remember to check the "Fly Fishing Trips"
page and the "Fly Fishing Classes"
page on our site for further information on any event.
Thanks for checking with us!