Fish The Driftless With Charlie!

Charlie has a few Spring Creek guide days left in April!
 Early spring can bring some of the absolute best fishing the Driftless Area has to offer!  For that reason, Charlie Piette packs his bags and spends the entire month of April guiding in Vernon County.  Due to a few cancellations this year, he has had some premium dates open up.  Call the shop at 920-336-4106 to reserve your day and cross your fingers for caddis! 
April Dates Available:
* 5-8
* 14-15
* 18
* 20-22
***Lodging also available upon request***     

A Few Great Spring Steelhead Patterns

  Spring Steelhead Patterns From The Pros Brule River X-Legs with Damian Wilmot This is a must have Brule River fly for Steelhead.  Watch Fly By Night guide Damian Wilmot tie this essential Brule nymph.  Check out all of our videos at and take a look at Fly By Night Guide Service to book a steelhead trip with Damian at   Dave’s Eat A Peach Leech Check out Midwest legend Dave Pinczkowski tie the Eat A Peach Leech.  Dave has been a long time friend of Tight Lines Fly Fishing Co. and were are lucky enough to film…

A Video Primer on Spring Steel

With such an unseasonably warm spring the steelhead are now in full swing.  This is a steelhead video primer the shop did a number of years ago to help you understand the basics of spring steelhead in the midwest.  Stop in the shop with any questions and we hope you enjoy these couple of videos. For the beginner this is a basic primer on rigging for spring steelhead with Tight Lines guide Nate Sipple The popularity of fishing steelhead with beads has been growing and so have the questions.  This is a short video segment on rigging a bead.  …

March Fishing Report!

    Here at Tight Lines, Spring is our favorite time of the year.  As the snow and ice melt away, revealing Mother Nature’s colors once again, we begin thinking of open water and hungry fish.  Ice rods and augers are put away in exchange for waders and fly rods.  It is truly the most anticipated (and welcomed) time of the year for any fly angler.  We are here to help you hit the open water prepared and confident.     Inland Trout Report The state of Wisconsin could not have chosen a better year to open the early trout…