This will be our new area to put information and stories about what is ana what has happened in our area over the years and in future about our great area and the wonderful sport of flyfishing. cheers. Hope you like it.
It is that time of year again! Come one, Come all to Beer N’ Bugs at Bent Paddle Brewing. Beer ‘n Bugs is a monthly fly tying event that is open to the public. Bring your vice, materials and come tie with John and friends. Want to learn how to tie? John will be tying and […]
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 […]
The heat is picking up and North Shore streams are getting low and clear so wade with caution. Rain is needed!! Stonefly’s and small nymphs, such as Flash Backs, PT’s and Princes, are working good with soft hackles as the back up. On the upper Wisconsin Brule, Sulphurs, Light Hendricksons in the slow stuff around […]
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 […]
Saturday March 17th Minnesota Trout Unlimited will host their 3rd annual Regional Film and Video Showcase at Hamline University. The event will take place Saturday evening after the expo closes for the day at the Anne Simley Theatre. Plan on plenty of great beer from our sponsor Bent Paddle Brewing Co. and awesome prizes for both films and […]
Great Lakes Fly Shop is thrilled to return as an exhibitor for the 2018 Great Waters Fly Fishing Expo. We have been preparing all winter and the tying table has been on fire as we feverishly fill the fly bins. John Fehnel will be offering a fly tying workshop Saturday March 17th @ 1:15 – […]
The shop has been a buzz with fly tying classes and people grabbing supplies. Sitting in the shop watching snow falling the mind wanders to standing in a flowing stream with a big steel-head on the end of your line. In the North Country the only option for fly fishing open water is on the […]