8063 Main St. Dexter, MI 48130

Gifts • apparel • fly shop • 734-580-2102

Hey, we're not just a fishing store.

We're the best place to get the best stuff in lots of brands and craftsmanship. Plus, we've got the best people to help you, and do it a lot better than the other guy. We're human beings, not a warehouse. Call us and find out: 734-580-2102

Barbour Men's Rhine Crew Sweater Adamsbuilt MMH Fly Combo 9' 5wt Patagonia Women's Hi-Loft Down Hoody ORVIS Retro Flush Trucker Hat Brown/Orange Patagonia Men's Better Sweater 1/4 Zip


New Arrivals

Apparel, Luggage, Gifts & Gear - and new stuff coming in weekly.

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Learning & Lounging

All levels are welcome when we tie flies on Monday nights at The Beer Grotto in Dexter (right next door!)

Who We Are

A small cohort of maniacal anglers and intrepid shopkeeps, we make The Painted Trout a unique place to work and shop.

Meet the Team

Starting Out - (Newcomers Blog)

Just starting out in fly fishing, or thinking about trying it out? Wondering what's the difference between "regular" fishing and fly fishing? This blog is for you. In these posts we'll address the essential questions newcomers most commonly grapple with...

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Holiday Gift Guide

Each week we'll be adding ideas for your shopping fun and convenience.  Only about 10 or so at a time so you won't get overwhelmed. Can't wait? Check out Gifts for Him, Gifts for Her, Gifts for Anglers and Gifts for Hunters.

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