Drinking With A Scissors

                Drinking With a Scissors: No Back 40 Edition                               Friday, January 5th 6:00pm Join us for a fun evening of fly tying to kick off the weekend! Drinking With a Scissors is the brainchild of our good friend, Kyle Zempel, owner of Black Earth Angling Company. This is an annual tying series typically held at breweries in the greater Madison Area. Kyle and Charlie thought it would be a grand idea to bring the event north for an evening. The cost to participate is $40 and all the proceeds will go to the Coalition to Save the Menominee…

Help Tight Lines Save the River

                 BACK 40 AWARNESS NIGHT!!!!                                      January 6th, 6:00 pm                                 Titletown Brewing Company Become informed and learn how you can help stop this potential disaster on the banks of the Menominee It’s no secret. Open pit sulfide mining is extremely dangerous to surrounding water bodies. Aquila Mining Resources is attempting to break ground on a massive mine a mere 150 feet from the banks of the Menominee River. This represents a very legitimate threat to the health of one of the best Smallmouth bass fisheries in the world, the surrounding lands, and the bay of Green Bay. Join us…

Tight Lines has the perfect gift idea.

     The staff at Tight Lines would like to wish all of you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.  Stop by before the holiday or click one of the links to order a gift certificate or some of the new Tight Lines gear for the fly fisherman in your family.  We thank you for all the continued support.  Happy Holidays from your friends at Tight Lines. A Tight Lines Gift Certificate is the perfect gift! Drop by the shop or buy yours today and we will drop it in the mail ASAP.          …

Join Tim Landwehr in the Amazon this November! Only 2 spots remaining

       I am sending out a quick email to let all of you know that we have two open spots on our Marie Amazon Peacock bass trip.  The trip is limited to 8 anglers and we will be staying on an amazing house boat fishing for the largest peacock bass in the Amazon basin.  As usual Tim Landwehr will be hosting this trip and will take care of all of the details.   The spots will go quick so give Tim a shout at the shop for details.   Rio Marié is simply the ultimate peacock bass fishery. It…

Help Tight Lines Save The Menominee River!

It’s no secret. We love the Menominee River and so do thousands of others that have experienced it with Tight Lines. To the extreme dismay of many, the river is currently under the threat of an 8 acre 750 foot deep open pit sulfide mine. That’s right……a giant hole in the ground containing toxic heavy metals and sulfuric acid a mere hundred feet from the bank. The implications of water contamination related to the mine would be absolutely devastating to the Menominee and surrounding land, air, and waters. American Rivers recently listed the Menominee among the top ten most endangered…