Tight Lines 2010 Guides year in review. It’s October and it’s hard to believe I’m writing yet another Guide Year in Review. As I look back on the last couple years, I notice a common thread. Every season we run into some sort of adversity that our guides need to overcome. In 2008, it was heavy winds; 2009, marked the second coldest on record and this year – HUGE water. I have never seen the river with that much water in it. To give you an idea just how much water; I guided this spring’s pre-spawn with 590 cubic feet…Details
These are a few of the local groups all of you should get involved with. Check them out and become a member.Details
The shop was lucky enough to have Brule River guide Damian Wilmot from Fly By Night Guide service at the shop to tie his favorite Brule River flies for both Steelhead on the lower river and upper River Brook trout flies. Give Damian a call to book a trip on the the famous Brule River at www.fbnguideservice.comDetails
By popular demand, this class will revolve around giant flies for Pike and Muskies. Join Tight Lines manager, Charlie Piette, for this one night tying extravaganza. The class will cover three patterns showcasing techniques poplular in the modern Essox game. Students will work on articulation, bucktail collars and heads, using u.v. epoxy, and fashioning synthetic minnow bodies. Class includes use of tools and materials, handouts, and refreshments. The flies tied in this class demand a reasonable level of tying skill. Prior experience is required. Contact Charlie at the shop to reserve your spot. Date: February 11th beginning at 6 pm Cost: …Details
Tight Lines Fly Fishing schools will give you the skills necessary to become a successful angler. Fly Fishing can be an intimidating sport, but with our comprehensive school, we’ll make it much more user-friendly. Our classes are held to a limited number of students in order to ensure a student to teacher ratio that provides plenty of one on one attention. This one day school takes place over approximately 8 hours-handouts, lunch, and refreshments are provided. Winter Fly Tying Classes Fly Tying 101- January 11, 18, and 25, 6-8 pm: Interested in learning the fundamentals of fly tying? If…Details
Join the crew at Tight Lines Fly Fishing Company on regional, national and international fly fishing adventures! From musky adventures in Hayward, Wisconsin to Steelhead trips on the Bois Brule River to the Deschutes River in the Pacific Northwest to the Agua Boa River in the northwest portion of the Amazon Basin, Brazil, Tight Lines is on a quest for adventure on the fly!
Be sure to check out our Fly of The Month videos that we’ve put together to showcase a few of our favorite patterns. We invite you to check out our YouTube channel and be sure to hit subscribe. This will get you the Tight Lines instructional videos when we post a new one. We hope you enjoy.
From time to time, Tight Lines Fly Shop shop is lucky guest tiers visit us at the shop to tie his/her favorite flies for a wide array of waters and flies for everything from trout to bass to musky and more!
The shops travel schedule is now posted! We have a couple other trips in the hopper including Mexico, the Deschutes and an additional trip to the Amazon. We will post all the details as soon as we firm up all the dates. Give us a shout with any questions on our exciting trips.Details
The shop is happy to announce Gavin Marquart to the Tight Lines Family. Gavin will be helping Tim and Charlie out this summer in the shop, stop by and say hi to the new guy! Gavin is the newest member to the Tight Lines crew and will be helping in the shop for the busy summer months. A native to the Green Bay area, Gavin began fly fishing six years ago chasing bass and pike. He is currently attending the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse where he is studying geography with a focus in environmental studies. Much of his time is…Details