We carry affordable fly fishing equipment, do not let the Dark Web scare you into thinking this sport is way to expensive, We can fit any budget!!!
We have water for 2019! after several winter storms, The Sierra Nevada has a huge snowpack, this means the rivers of California will have cold water all season, this is great news for fisherman and even better for the FISH! Remember the California trout season opens the last Saturday in April, Stock up now and be ready for fantastic fishing all season!
After my lesson with Jamie at Heather Farms park in Walnut Creek, CA, I realized I had been doing it all wrong for almost a year
~Rick Jones, Vacaville, CA
Please support us. We are the oldest fly fishing shop in existence. We all know how easy it is to shop online. But if you can support us please do, as we feel the crunch from online sales every year and we only want to be here to support our customers.
~Thank you, Jamie Burman and family.
Where can I fly fish around here?
Where is a good place to practice casting?
When should I replace my fly line?
How do I rig my flies?
Are there other fish to catch besides trout?
Many other fly fishing services available -- see below.
These are common questions we get daily. Stop by the shop and we will kindly answer any questions you may have.
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3.5 hours of on stream guided fly fishing with an upbeat fun attitude. We like to keep it positive and enjoyable. We practice on stream etiquette and we respect other anglers/fishermen.
One-Hour local Casting Lessons available.
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Tip repairs, snake guide replacement
wrap and flex coat.
Seal seam leaks and/or minor tears and rips in fabric, patch and Aquaseal.
No Guarantees on Gore-Tex waders
service fee is non-refundable.
We have literature for rod and reel current market value. Our expertise spans over 40 years.
Consignment sales of equipment sold in house or via internet sites. 10 Years experience selling Vintage and Modern fly fishing tackle. I have 16 Years experience with estate sales.
Is your rod looking dull and in need of some TLC? We can completely clean, wax and refurbish it back to looking new. Limitations on some rods apply.
Do you have a float tube with an annoying leak? We can locate and repair most leaks on several manufacturers' products.
Special patterns tied in house, minimum 1 dozen each pattern.
Reel lubrication and drag servicing.
We have special training in many brands of fishing reels, such as GALAVAN, ROSS, WATERWORKS, SAGE, REDINGTON, ABEL, TIBOR, HARDY and more.
Full restoration of rod, complete strip down, wrap guides and finish. Extra cost for new hardware.
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Support your local fly shop !
Creative Sports can repair rods and reels.
We also do repairs on spinning and casting reels, repair nets, waders and boots. We spool all types of fishing reels. Fly Tying instruction available.
We can fix just about anything fishing related.
Creative Sports offers Casting Instruction and Guide Trips. We have been Guiding clients on Putah Creek and Lake Berryessa since 1999. We are experienced and have attended guide schools in Washington and Wyoming. Please call for casting or guiding rates.
Creative Sports has moved locations after 32 years. We are still in Pleasant Hill.
In August of 2018, we moved 2 miles North to 1712 Linda Drive, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523.
Phone is the same: (925) 938-2255
Where is a nearby place to fish?
Which rivers are currently biting?
Who can help me learn some basic knots?
How do I tie flies?
What do I do with my broken rod? WE CAN HELP!!!
We offer after-hours service by appointment only. We realize with Bay Area traffic, getting to our shop can be a daunting task, that's why we offer after-hours appointments up until 7:30PM. You must contact us 24 hours ahead of time to schedule. Limitations apply.
1712 Linda Drive, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Need a fishing report? We stay up on river reports and know all the hatches and what flies work. Stop by and visit our store. Our staff are always accommodating to your concerns, questions and equipment recommendations.
Creative Sports depends on its customers and we strive to get you what you need and explain how everything works. Please feel free to come by and ask questions. We are here to HELP!!!
Creative Sports was started in 1971 by the late great Andre M Puyans. His fly tying began as a young boy and put him on the map quickly as an upcoming fly tier. Andre taught thousands of people how to tie flies.
Send us a message if you have any questions about our events, products, and services. We'll aim to get back to you very shortly after!
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