What’s unique about River Magic? Here’s a partial list!
are authorized dealers for top quality Lamson reels and St. Croix rods, both lifetime warranted,
and we sell at CABELA’s USA pricing. In addition, if our customers experience problems with our rods
or reels we exchange them immediately upon payment of the $20 manufacturer’s shipping charge.
We have exclusive production, marketing
& sales rights to all products based upon the Nova Scotia Classic, our province’s official fishing fly, designed
and tied by River Magic’s Bill Carpan. When you purchase this fly, you are helping the Nova Scotia Federation of Anglers
and Hunters with their conservation work in Nova Scotia.
unique angling art pieces can give you many years of pleasure. For example, River Magic’s Bill Carpan and world-renowned
photographer Gilbert van Ryckevorsel collaborate to combine underwater images from Nova Scotia’s St. Mary’s River
with fishing flies in a single frame, signed by both artists. These works give a fascinating perspective on angling tradition
that you’ll find nowhere else, and they quickly become treasured family heirlooms that you’ll be proud to display
in your home or office.
imports! You’ll find only authentic flies tied in Nova Scotia for fishing in Atlantic Canada. We stock quality flies
tied locally by masters Jim McCoul, Mike Bingley, Bill Carpan, Chad Harpell, Brandon Lowe, Reid Mason, Bill Williams, Chris
Williams, Damian Welsh and Parker Wong.
· If you plan to
fish Nova Scotia’s St. Mary’s River, a premier fishing destination for more than a century, River Magic, being
the only fly shop on the river, can help you. Most of our products are based upon our rich angling tradition, and we are a
knowledgeable source of local fishing and guiding information.
services we offer:
A fully equipped desk for visiting fly
Free Saturday afternoon fly tying workshops,
often featuring guest fly tyers.
o Our free
website, rivermagic.ca, provides daily rainfall and fishing reports
for the St. Mary’s watershed area, weekly newspaper fishing columns by Stillwater Slim,
and free salmon pool maps of the St. Mary’s River and other streams in Atlantic Canada (printable PDF file).
you admire classic British salmon exhibition flies from Victorian times, you can get them from us. We are the only fly shop
in Nova Scotia that provides these, and we also offer classic fly tying workshops and the hard-to-find traditional materials
used to tie classics (sorry, but we can’t sell these materials outside Canada).
offer custom designed handmade shooting head fly line systems.
find our own unique gifts based on Nova Scotia’s angling tradition – signed, gift packaged, and guaranteed to
be enjoyed by the angler or collector in your life.
find excellent angling books by Nova Scotia authors, many signed by the authors!
· Species available locally include speckled & brown trout (including the larger sea-run varieties) &
and big striped bass in the surf. Call or email for information re open season dates and conditions.