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Thank you for visiting Chartered Waters Trout Shop and Guide Service. This is some of the most fun you could ever have folks and we hope you check out our web site and see what we're all about. We are a full service fly shop, outfitter and guide service located in Hollister, Missouri on the banks (literally) of the fabulous tailwater that is, Lake Taneycomo.

A brick and mortar facility in operation since 2002. Our GUARANTEE is genuine and we have a 100% success rate since the start... you will catch fish on your trip with us, or your trip is free!

Our techniques are unique and our original fly patterns are truly innovative. Our guided trips will give you an experience and an education that will have you catching more fish and bigger fish than you ever thought possible all with a friendly, laid back attitude that makes for a wonderful day on the water. The fun starts on our Fishing Report...check it out, then you can branch out from there to see what we're all about and to see all the fun we're having.

Whether you've never touched a fly rod in your life or you're a seasoned veteran wanting the best education about the river. We can help you have a great day fly fishing this tail water and other area trout streams. If it's spin fishing you prefer, you have to check out our unique and extremely effective method that delivers small flies to big fish with spinning tackle.

One of the best trout streams in America is right here in Branson Missouri. The tailwater that is, Lake Taneycomo. Lets go fishing!

Guide Services

Chartered Waters offers a wide range of guided fishing trip services including wade, boat and combo trips.

Chartered Waters Guide Services

Fishing Report

Updated daily. A comprehensive fishing report from Chartered Waters, fishing and guiding on Lake Taneycomo.

Lake Taneycomo Fishing Report


We carry some of the best names in the business. Scott Fly Rods, G.Loomis, Ross Reels, Rio, Scientific Anglers to name a few.

Fly Fishing Equipment Catalog


C & R Replicas

Unique catch and release replica taxidermy is what we do. Satisfaction guaranteed or you can send it back for a refund.

C and R Replicas

Online Catalog

Shop at your convenience. Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Free shipping on all orders over $50.

Fly Fishing Super Store

Photo Album

A few pictures from some of our trips.

Fishing Photos


Fly of the Week

This space is reserved for a special fly that out-performed all others this week. If it's's HOT!!!

Chartered Waters Fly of the Week

Fish of the Week

We have quite a following of customers who vie for this spot. If you're did something right.

Chartered Waters Fish of the Week


We can sing our own praises all day long, but so can everyone else. A handful of testimonials from some of our past customers.

Fly Fishing Testimonials



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1310 Acacia Club rd • Hollister, MO 65672 • 417-334-1005 • 866-362-1928 (toll free)