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13th Apr 2020

Choosing a rod size

I am often asked what size rods are appropriate for fly fishing here in the midwest. My first reply to that question is, “what will you be fishing for?” Its a dumb question if you live in Montana beca …

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13th Apr 2020

Interview with Ger Moua

Where did you grow up?I was born in Eau Claire, WI, but spent the majority of my childhood in Hudson.When did you start fly fishing?September 2010Did you conventional fish before fly fishing? Yes, I d …

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30th Apr 2019

A guide to metro pike fishing on foot

Are all of your favorite streams blown out? Would you like to catch a nice pike on the fly? Within 20 minutes of our shop, there are a number of lakes and rivers that hold large pike. Don’t have a b …

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19th Apr 2019

4.17.19 Stream Report

Trout streams just can’t seem to catch a break!!! With snowmelt from the last blast of winter and rain for the next three days, expect water to be high and off color. Panfish are in shallow now so …

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10th Apr 2019

4.10.19 Stream Report

A report from a customer of ours who fished the Rush yesterday.“I fished the Rush yesterday for 5 hours from mid-morning to mid-afternoon. When I arrived, the river was high and only slightly hazy. Wa …

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27th Mar 2019

3.27.19 Stream Report

Flows are just starting to get good! Today’s warm temps will melt a bunch of snow that is still in the shade, so streams will bump back up a little bit again. The Kinni is coming back up a little bi …

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