The Contented Angler
hours: Mon. - Sat. 10:00 - 8:00
42+ years fly fishing experience!
"To achieve mastery is to rise
above the need to catch fish."
Howell Raines
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Thus humble let me live and
Nor long for Midas' golden
If Heaven more generous gifts
I shall not miss them much, ---
Too grateful for the blessing
Of simple tastes and mind
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Gift Cards are  available at The Contented Angler. These are
convenient and make shopping easy!
People walk in here and say: "Now this
is a fly shop"
We never get tired of these kinds of
comments and it encourages us and
makes us want to do more! We currently
stock around 75 fly rods and it takes a
couple of trips to see all of the fly tying
material we have.
Please support the companies on
these pages who don't believe in the
anti - consumer policy of dictating to
you where you have to shop
!  Shop
where you enjoy shopping.  It's your
The Contented Angler
147 Jefferson Drive
Lower Burrell, Pa. 15068

See the award winning 3TAND reels.   High quality
and yet affordable and durable.
Just In !!!!  New TFO Atoll Large Arbor Reels.  Very impressive!!
The new Edge rods from Gary Loomis are meticulously handcrafted
in his factory
North Fork Composites in Woodland, Washington,  
USA.  Gary was inducted into the IGFA Hall of Fame for his
contributions to the fishing rod industry. Few people know as much
about building fishing rods as Gary.
If you are ready for the best rod
Gary Loomis can make, take a look at these.
"Certainly it is heaven upon earth to
have a man's mind move in charity,
rest in providence,  and turn upon
the poles of truth"
Francis Bacon
The fact that the average caster can't bring out the
full potential of a $150.00 fly rod should tell you that
fly rods have caught up to technology and that
overpriced fly rod is a thing of the past! I don't need
to make nor do I want to make $400.00 profit on a
fly rod
Here are some great Musky Flies
2/20/17  Avoid the Darkeside and keep fly fishing an
honorable passtime.  We can do it!
If you don't see a product here that you
want to purchase,  the first thing you
should do is call the manufacturer and
ask them why.  Then call us and we
will tell you the truth!  You have the
right to buy any product here!
Here it is - The new TFO BVK Spey
A look at Penn State "Kids in college" program
Hanak Hooks are now
available at The Contented
The Wood River bag is back.  Well, let's just say that
Anglers Image has made the perfect bag to carry all of your
stuff!  This will hold as much as any pack.
 Wood River Bag
7/27/17 - New
Tungsten Split Shot
is now here!  Please
call or email for
8/3/17 - Here is one of those rare opportunities to
get a
Hatch reel for 20% off!  Prices are limited
to what we have in stock!  We hope you can take
advantage of this.  They won't last! Go
The new TFO Axiom ll rods are here and they
really deliver.  Why would you pay more?  The
over-priced rods are a product of the past. And
wait until you see the new
Power Reels.
A big shot steelheader wouldn't want it because they have
to look cool,  but our 42 years of experience tells us that
we can't recommend this steelhead rod highly enough!
TFO TFR Rod  and imagine the security of having an
extra tip with you
For those who enjoy Czech,  Polish,  or French
nymphing the
TFO Drift rod is here!! You
didn't think TFO was going to copy everyone
else did you?
See the new Wetsox before your next Erie
Steelhead trip.
Hook Terminiology - Everyone
should read this!!
Happy New Year!  Over 50 new friends or (customers) in
2017!  We would rather look at them as friends.  Walking
into a fly shop doesn't have to be a bad experience.  Join
the others and stop in and see how different it can be.
Will the person who
contacted me about
stickers and decals please
email me.  I lost your