Tight Lines guide service is a small operation with some of the finest warm water guides working on some the finest smallmouth rivers in the world. Each season we fill all of our dates very quickly and are asked each day what is still available for the season. To make this easier for those of you that have not reserved a date I am including in the email the last available spots for our entire smallmouth season. In order to reserve your spot contact the shop and we can get you on the calendar for your next trip! June…Details
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…Details
Nate Sipple’s Top 8 Smallmouth Guide Selection in a Tight Lines Snap Box. – Name: Nate Sipple – Favorite Month to Fish Smallmouth: June – Favorite Rod/Reel/Line/Leader Setup: Sage Salt HD 790, Sage Spectrum LT 7-8, RIO Winter Redfish Line, RIO Bass Leader, 10lb Maxima Chameleon Tippet – “Elite 8” Fly Choices: 1) Boogle Bug (Solar Flare) 2) Porky’s Pet 3) Sparkle Minnow (Black Light) 4) Fat Albert (tan) 5) Murdich Minnow (gray/white) 6) Diving Bug (frog or perch) 7) Boogle Bug (Yella Fella) 8) Murdich Wiggler (white or tan) – If you had to pick just…Details
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This weather is absolutely ideal for Muskie fishing. The water temps have not taken a significant nose dive yet. There seems to be a perfect time where the water is cool enough to force the fall feed, but not so cold that it slows metabolism. The fish are in that happy zone right now. They are aggressive and should continue to be for the foreseeable future. November should be a great month to chase the green monster. That said, get out there if you can as the season from Highway 10 and north closes on the 30th. If you’d…Details