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
Opening weekend of trout fishing has finally arrived. Below zero temps marked this years opening day but the mercury is on the rise. We traveled to the spring creeks to take a look and the rivers are in fantastic shape. With the flooding late last fall many rivers have clear gravel beds, trees and debris have been moved aside and water levers are perfect. Make sure to take advantage of the upcoming warmer days to get out and fish.
The Patagonia River Ranch offers each guest something special. A warm welcome on arrival finds you soon settled into your room, luggage stowed and a gourmet meal, before you embark on your first adventure. You have many options before you…what will you decide to do? Fishing is the draw and the fishing is fantastic! With six different rivers in close proximity to the Lodge, each stretch you fish, offers endless angling opportunities. The guide service operation is a well oiled machine – truly impressive to behold. You’ll find that the scenery is reminiscent of our American West, without road…Details
We are absolutely thrilled that our friends at Patagonia let this one slip through the cracks! The Fitz Roy Smallmouth logo was not supposed to reach the market until 2019. Luckily for us, a very limited number of Tech Tees was recently released. Needless to say, we jumped at the opportunity to snap up a bunch of them. Get ’em while they’re hot! This may be the only chance to get this limited Graphic Tech Shirt! Shop Tight Lines Online Store *The sweet mustache is not included with the shirt.* Our much-loved Graphic Tech Fish…Details
We are very excited to have the Fly Fishing Film Tour on a Saturday this year! This gives us the perfect opportunity to have a pre-film celebration at the shop including special pricing, burgers and our friend and manufacturer rep. Dave Gellatly. Dave is or rep for Sage and Redington fly rods, Rio fly lines and Fishpond packs and luggage. Dave will be bringing all of the new Sage rods to test cast at the event and will be able to answer all of our technical questions. FREE fly line with the purchase of a Sage or Redington fly…Details
Back Forty-Tight Lines Event January 12th! The proposed Back 40 Mine on the banks of the Menominee River represents one of the largest threats to fresh water in the country. Many have asked where exactly this proposed mine is in the process. Join us January 12th along with our friends from the Coalition to Save the Menominee River to hear the latest updates and find out what you can do to contribute to the cause. Evening will include: * Cocktail Meet and Greet * Speakers from the Coalition to Save the Menominee River * Live auction items Tim Landwehr, Tight…Details
For Immediate Release – Sawyer Paddles and Oars launches a new Artisan Series SquareTop Oar Talent, OR – Sawyer Paddles and Oars is excited to announce the launch of the Artisan Series Smallmouth Bass Oar, our very popular SquareTop Oar with a Carbon Fiber X- Weave fiberglass shaft reinforcement. This lends strength and a bit of stiffness, while still allowing a forgiving flex that is easy on your joints. Features a custom Smallmouth Bass art wrap designed by Matt Stockton for a rugged and functional piece of art. The official launch date is March 13, 2020 at the…Details
Get Yours Today! $34.95 This is the trailer for the upcoming film Spey Daze. It was shot over the course of two and a half years in Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York and various parts of Ontario. Though largely a film about the pursuit of Steelhead on the swung fly, the film also focuses on the past, present and current issues the Great Lakes are experiencing, how these issues effect the fishery and how they might affect the Steelhead populations that call the Great Lakes home. The dvd is a 2 disc set featuring over 4 hours of content.…Details