Please take note of the following fly tying events: 

Basic Fly Tying Course on Wednesday January 2nd, 9th and 16th from 6:00 to 9:00PM at Great Lakes Fly Shop. All materials provided. Cost is $35.00 per student for all three nights. Learn the basic art of fly tying all 6 flys tied are yours. Please call the shop to register at 218-740-3040 or or

Kids Fly Tying Day. Saturday January 19th 2019 11:00 AM to 1:00. Bring your kids in for a fun day of fly tying and see their eyes sparkle. Cost is FREE. All materials provided. You keep your fly. Please call ahead to register space is limited .218-740-3040

Beer-n-Bugs w/Fehnel and Friends. Come on down to the Bent Paddle Tap Room at 6:30 PM on January 11th. Learn to master the art of fly tying with John Fehnel and friends. Cost is FREE. Bring your own vise if you have one. Knowledge is free, beer is not!!

               OFFICIAL NEWS
2019 3rd Annual
Paddle the Pads
Fly Fishing
Bass Tournament

Come join us for the 3rd Annual Paddle the Pads Fly Fishing Bass Tournament at Chambers Grove Park in Duluth MN. The date is set for August 24th from 8:00 AM to 6:30 PM. Please click on the picture above to get all the register information, rules and pricing.

2019 Fly Fishing Film Tour

Time is close and you do not want to miss this up coming Fly Fishing Film Tour!!! Period. Why, because it is going to be the most awesome film tour to date. Lots of great shows, plenty of cool raffle items and the a time full of laughter and seeing your old friends again. We need it because winter sucks and it would be nice to see what the Seychelles are like this time of year, especially with a fly rod in hand.

Fishing Reports

North Shore: Open at the mouths but inland rivers are froze up. Loopers and some Coho are being caught with small nymphs and X-legs below an indicator or casting out and stripping in with streamers.
Bois Brule Wi. Closed for the season!
South East Minnesota: Report to follow soon!!

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