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…

Help us save the Menominee River!

Aquila Resources Inc., a Canadian mining company, wants to develop a metallic sulfide mine on Michigan’s shoreline of the Menominee River.  The edge of the open pit/underground mine would be within 100 feet of the river.  This poses numerous risks to the river, Lake Michigan, and the surrounding environment. I’m working with Kathleen Heideman at the Upper Peninsula Environment Coalition (UPEC) (www.upenvironment.org) and Ron Henriksen of the Front 40 Group (www.menomineeriver.com) to raise funds to pay for a technical review of the mining company’s Wetland Permit application. We are planning on having an technical review of the mining company’s Wetlands…