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A Message to Our Customers

We are gradually returning to full staff at MRO both safely and legally. Our online store is fully operational and firing on all cylinders. We are not experiencing any major delays. The retail store will remain closed to the public until further notice. We are offering Customer Service Hours and Curbside Pickup from 10:00am - 6:30pm, Monday through Saturday.

Please see our Blog for videos, information and updates.

We thank you for your patience and support of Mad River Outfitters during this time!

Fly Rod Outfits

Having a complete outfit is essential to your success out on the water. We've made it simple, so when you purchase the basics for your fly fishing outfit, we'll put it all together for you so you're ready to go.

Here's how it works:

• Purchase a Rod, Reel and Fly Line
• In your Order Notes add, "Make it an Outfit" and let us know if you retrieve with your left or right hand.

From there, we'll load the appropriate amount of backing and the line on the reel for you (no need to buy backing). The backing, rigging and shipping is all on us. Free of charge.

Additional Information


• Fly Line Backing comes in 20lb and 30lb test. It also comes in white, chartreuse, orange, blue, aqua, optic green, yellow and red. Please specify if you have a particular preference. If not specified, we will put on what we feel is appropriate for the outfit.

• Please specify whether you are right or left hand retrieve so that we can set-up and load the reel properly, put this in the "Order Notes" as well.

• Feel free to call us or e-mail us with any questions as we will also do the same if we have any for you.

We're passionate about putting together the Fly Rod and Reel Outfit that's perfect for your time out on the water.

Let's get started:


• Select your fly rod
• Select your fly reel
• Select your fly line
• Write in your Order Notes to "Make it an Outfit" and let us know if you retrieve with your right or left hand.

Give us a call or email if you have any questions or rigging requests

It's really that simple. We aim to take all the hard work out of your fly fishing experience.