Outdoor Recreation Shopping in Ellensburg

The weather is warming and with the momentum of the outdoor pandemic hobbies we enjoyed still pushing us outside, it’s time to check your gear, plan your Central Washington adventure and hit the outdoors. Ellensburg is a great place for one stop shopping, preparing you for any outdoor adventure. Whether you hike, rock climb, fish, camp or just enjoy hanging out in nature,  there are many outdoor recreation stores equipped to provide you with whatever you need. 


Maybe you’re less of an experienced outdoors person and more of a beginner hobbyist. Don’t worry! Ellensburg locals are extremely friendly and full of knowledge, tips, tricks, guides, classes and the experience to send you off fully prepared for your adventure!


Here’s a list of the top 5 places to refresh, replace, or rent your outdoor gear:

Ellensburg Angler

Just on the outskirts of town, on the Thorp highway you’ll find Ellensburg Angler,  an Orvis-endorsed fly fishing outfitter, who is ready to help set you up for your next fishing adventure. They’re gear can set you up for success along the Yakima River, Naches River, and Rocky Ford Spring Creek in Central Washington. Their primary objective though is to educate, regardless of your age or skill level. Their patient, friendly guide staff will always strive to give you the quality products, advice, and fishing experience of a lifetime on one of their guided trips. 

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Worley Bugger Fly Co

or over two decades, Worley Bugger Fly Co has operated one of the premier, brick & mortar Pro Fly Fishing Shops in Ellensburg, Washington. Offering choice and top quality fly fishing products on the market today.  

Known for their customer service and a staff of friendly, knowledgeable, highly skilled fly fishing personnel, who are ready to assist you with any questions you have.   Many of their products that are available online can also be purchased directly through the extensive Worley Bugger Fly Co website.  They also have the network to order something that they don’t usually carry should you not find exactly what you’re looking for.

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Reds Fly Shop

Red’s Fly Shop has operated on the philosophy of Take care of the customer, take care of the fish, take care of our staff, and they will take care of us”. While this is a simple and old fashioned concept, they pride themselves on being a modern business. They are well versed in technology, software, and new tech products to offer the best and most convenient services and products to their customers. “Our team is well trained, loyal, honest, and we are willing to earn our money with outstanding customer service.”

In addition to being a global contender in fly fishing commerce, Red’s has proven to be extremely reliable when it comes to fishing knowledge, skill, worldwide travel, guided services, and a one-of-a-kind University of Fly Fishing. Rest assured that when you shop with Red’s, you shop with the best.

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Cascade Kids

Cascade Kids Swap & Shop is a locally owned and operated children’s boutique in historic downtown Ellensburg.  You can swap and sell high quality, like-new children’s clothing, shoes, baby gear, and sports & outdoor gear for children of all ages.  They also offer swap and consignment items for maternity sizes as well! If your family is passing though this is one place you won’t want to pass up to swap or refresh your current outdoor wear and gear.

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Ellensburg and its surrounding areas provide outdoor adventures for all levels of enthusiasts and skills. From Fly Fishing, hiking, camping, even snow gear during the winters, local outdoor recreation stores will have you in tip top shape for your next excursion. 


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