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Paddle the Pads Bass Fly Fishing Tournament September 8th

Fly fishing enthusiasts take note. On Saturday, September 8, help celebrate Duluth’s restored section of the St. Louis River and future protection by competing in the 2nd annual “Paddle the Pads” fishing contest at the Fond Du Lac campground. More than a quarter mile of essential spawning beds and fish habitat were recreated thanks to […]

March 27th River Update

The North Shore rivers remain locked in their icy winter slumber.  Spring is here do not be fooled!  Chipmunks are scampering around and geese can be heard in the distance.    The Lester River was showing signs of thawing on Friday with water flowing underneath the ice formations but; cold temperatures have kept a tight […]

Great Lakes Fly Shop presents Movie Night at the Shop starring “Running Down the Man” and “The Hatch”

Running Down the Man and The Hatch will be presented on the next movie night which is January 12th at 7:00PM. Lots of popcorn and BYOB. These two movies are true classics and deserve the awards they have received from Drakes Magazine’s 2006 Best Fly Fishing Film and Finalist Telluride Mountain Film Festival 2005. Yes […]