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The Fish Hawk

The Fish Hawk

Interview with Gary Merriman, The Fish Hawk.

What music or movie is likely to be playing in your shop? Blues or classic Rock.

If I were to tell my best friend why they should go to Fish Hawk (besides the awesome array of Simms gear), what should I say? Knowledgeable sale staff, 39 years of experience and we don't just sell gear we use it!!!

Who is the most interesting customer you have had at Fish Hawk? The list is long, Ted Turner, Eric Clapton, Jimmy Buffet, President Jimmy Carter, John Denver, Davis Love lll just to name a few.


I know you guys do a lot of tying instruction at the Fish Hawk. What type of flies does your team most like to tie? We tie all types of trout flies, Tarpon Toads, Musky flies etc.


  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Spawned:1974
  • Simms Dealer Since:1993
  • Simms Product Most Asked For: Waders are #1 but soft goods are catching up fast!!!
  • Where Are People Going Fishing: We are seeing a big pick up in travel; I think people are tired of doing nothing. Argentina, Chile, Bahamas, Belize and the western U.S. are all getting good play.



The Fish Hawk
3095 Peachtree Rd.
Atlanta, GA. 30305