Have you always wanted to learn how to tie your own flies? Or maybe you just haven't tied in a long time? This is a great refresher class as well. We will show you how to  tie up three very fishable trout flies in this two-hour class. Class starts at 7pm and runs until around 9pm. All materials and tools are provided. Just show up with a good attitude and nimble hands! Call the shop to sign up. $30

  1. Thursday, January 13th
  2. Thursday, January 27th
  3. Thursday, February 10th
  4. Thursday, February 24th
  5. Thursday, March 10th
  6. Thursday, March 24th



Every 1st and 3rd Tuesdays through the winter! Meet us at Lake Monster at 6pm and hang out and tie flies with us! It's also a great chance to come down and watch folks tie flies and you can pick up some new ideas. So even if you don't tie, stop by and share a fishing story or two. From 5-7pm at the shop we will offer 20% off fly tying materials if you stay and tie at Lake Monster.  FREE




Take our in-depth course, and get familiar with the basics of fly fishing. On Wednesday and Thursday, from 7-9 in the shop, we’ll cover gear, flies, knots and more. Then on Saturday from 10-2, we’ll meet in River Falls, WI and practice casting, spotting fish, reading water, and identifying bugs. Class includes time for fishing. All gear is provided for class. Please wear water-friendly pants and shoes on Saturday. $120  

  1. April 20, 21, 23 FULL
  2. May 11, 12, 14 FULL
  3. May 18, 19, 21 FULL
  4. June 1, 2, 4 FULL
  5. WOMEN: June 22, 23, 25 FULL
  6. July 27, 28, 30
  7. Aug 10, 11, 13
  8. Aug 24, 25, 27
  9. Sept 14, 15, 17
  10. Sept 27, 28, Oct 1



This weekend trip is ideal for those who want to master basic skills, experience individual instructional time fishing with our guides, and take a break from the big city. We will spend two nights at The Old Barn Resort on the Root River in the heart of the driftless region. Each day you will learn the ins and outs of fly fishing, and practice your skills on the stream with our guides. Quaint bunkhouse rooms at the Barn, all fishing equipment, and all home made meals will be provided. Limited amount of waders and boots available to rent. $100 deposit due at time of booking. $400/person 

  1. April 29 - May 1 
  2. September 23-25



Whether you are just beginning or an experienced angler, we can help you fine tune everything from laying the foundation for a good cast, to learning to double haul a hundred feet of line. This is a one-hour class at a near by park. This class is fully customized to your needs and schedule. If you decide to book a full-day guided trip after this class, the price of this lesson will be deducted from the price of the trip.  ​​$40, +$20 for each additional person



  • Payment for all classes is due at time of registration
  • ALL CLASSES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE. We require two-weeks advance notice for cancellations/reschedules and will issue you a credit. This credit is valid for future class dates during the same calendar year