LOCAL Houston | The City Guide October 2017 - Page 62

STYLE + LEISURE GONE FISHING GORDY & SONS OUTFITTERS HAS THE WHOLE SHOOTING MATCH Since it’s the Men’s Issue, we thought that featuring a manly store was in order. It doesn’t get much manlier than the 11,000sf GORDY & SONS OUTFITTERS at 22 Waugh Drive, just off Washington. Offering only the “rare and extraordinary,” this exposed-brick-and-wooden beam hunting and fishing outfitter offers fine gun smithing, a fully stocked fly-fishing shop and a full range of accessories to complete your outdoor experience. START WITH THE GUNS: Whether you’re looking to be fit for a bespoke gun from Rigby or Purdey, or you have your eye on a fine offering from Blaser, Krieghoff, Browning, Mauser, Sauer, Anschütz, Caesar Guerini, Beretta Premium, Sako, Remington Custom Shop, Dakota Arms, Nesika, Marlin Custom Shop and many others, Gordy’s has got it. There’s also a full line of guns designed exclusively for women. ON THE FISHING FRONT, how many stores do you know that offer their own casting pond? That’s right, out back, in a walled garden, Gordy’s has a fully-equipped testing area where you can try out all their rods, reels, lines and flies before you buy. They even offer rod replacement for a nominal fee – so if your rod snaps, you don’t go off the deep end. Finally, there’s a gallery of rare “sporting art” for purchase – the perfect addition for the office and man- cave alike. Family owned and operated, Gordy & Sons has become the favored destination of high-end sportsmen (and women). It’s worth a trip just to marvel at the details of this retail space alone. For more information, visit their website at www.gordyandsons.com. Photography provided by Gordy & Sons Outfitters 62 L O C A L | 10 . 2017