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We are your convenient outdoor store right in Pickens, SC

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Our store

We think you will find our store positioned geographically just right and conveniently near the mountains, streams and lakes. We carry gear and clothing for hiking, fly fishing, kayaking and biking. If you don't find it in stock we can order it. With brands like Mountain Hardwear, KUHL, Simms, Gregory, Komperdell, GSI, Oboz, Chaco, Redington, RIO, KAVU and more we can get you out to your next adventure. Drop in, check us out! We love to hear about your outdoor stories.

Fly Fishing

Our store carries all the brands and gear that you will need to enjoy
your trip on one the upsates beautiful rivers

Guided Fly Fishing Trips

We offer guided fly fishing trips in the upstate of South Carolina and Western North Carolina. The trips are typically either half day or full day trips. We also offer a fly fishing 201 class on the river which is a half day trip of instructional fly fishing. Full day trips include lunch and are typically 7-8 hours on the water. Half day trips do not include lunch and are typically 4-5 hours on the water. We provide waders, boots, rod and tackle. We will provide transportation to the river and back to our shop. Things you should bring are sunglasses, sun screen, fishing license and camera (catch and release only).


our store has some of the best kayaks and gear to get you started on the water

Our Kayaks

We carry three brands of kayaks Vibe ,Feelfree, and Bonafide. All three brands manufacture recreational kayaks as well as fishing kayaks. All of these kayaks are the sit on top style kayak. The fishing kayaks are full of features geared for fishing such as built in flush mounted rod holders. Come see us and let us show you the awesome kayaks these brands have to offer.


we have all the modern brands and all the gear to get you
outfitted for your next big adventure

About our store

Pickens, nestled in the foothills of the upstate of South Carolina. To the north The Blue Wall as the Cherokee used to call it. The wall of Southern Appalachian Mountains. About 10 miles to the west is the very large Lake Keowee. Sprinkled all around is fishable rivers coming out of the mountains flowing to the lower lands. Five State Parks with in easy driving distance of our little town. Because of it’s geographical position near all of this outdoor playground the small town of Pickens became the birthplace of Southern Appalachian Outdoors. Here at Southern Appalachian Outdoors we strive to help you get out there on your adventure. Stop in on your way to the mountains or the lakes. We are your convenient outdoor store.

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