SHOP HOURS: Monday - Friday: 10-7, Saturday: 10-4.
INTRO TO FLY TYING

Have you always wanted to learn how to tie your own flies? Or maybe you just haven't tied in a long time? This is a great refresher class as well. We will show you how to  tie up three very fishable trout flies in this two-hour class. Class starts at 7pm and runs until around 9pm. All materials and tools are provided. Just show up with a good attitude and nimble hands!​ Call the shop to sign up. $30

  1. October 9th
  2. November 13th
  3. December 11th
  4. January 8th
  5. February 12th
  6. March 12th
  7. April 9th


ADVANCED TYING

This class is for people who already have basic tying knowledge but are looking to increase their skills. In each class we will dive deeper into a specific pattern or style of flies. Bring your vise and tools, all materials will be provided. Call the shop to sign up. (CLASS TOPICS TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON) $40

  1. November 27th: Bobby Hawkins, muskie flies
  2. January 22nd: Justin Carf, bass flies
  3. February 26th
  4. March 26th
  5. April 23rd


OPEN TIE NIGHTS | #HOPSANDHOPPERS

Every 1st and 3rd Tuesdays through the winter! Meet us at Lake Monster at 6pm and hang out and tie flies with us! It's also a great chance to come down and watch folks tie flies and you can pick up some new ideas. So even if you don't tie, stop by and share a fishing story or two. From 5-7pm at the shop we will offer 20% off fly tying materials if you stay and tie at Lake Monster.​ FREE


FLY FISHING COLLEGE

Take our in-depth course, and get familiar with the basics of fly fishing. On Wednesday and Thursday, from 7-9 in the shop, we’ll cover gear, flies, knots and more. Then on Saturday from 10-4, we’ll meet in River Falls WI and practice casting, spotting fish, reading water, and identifying bugs. Class includes time for fishing. All gear is provided for class. Please wear water-friendly pants and shoes on Saturday. $120

  1. April 10, 11, 13
  2. May 8, 9, 11
  3. May 15, 16, 18 (women only)
  4. June 5, 6, 8
  5. June 19, 20, 22
  6. July 24, 25, 27
  7. August 7, 8, 10
  8. Aug. 21, 22, 24 (warm water focus)
  9. September 25, 26, 28
  10. October 9, 10, 12


TROUT CAMP

Immerse yourself in fly fishing. This class is ideal for those who want to master basic skills, experience individual instructional time fishing with our guides, and take a break from the big city. We will spend two days and one night at Whitewater State Park in southeastern Minnesota. Each morning you will learn about equipment and techniques, and each afternoon you will practice your skills on the stream. Bunkhouse cabins, fishing equipment, and all meals will be provided. Limited amount of waders and boots available to rent. Open to ages 18+. $200

  1. April 27-28
  2. Sept 14-15


FAMILY FISHING CLASS

This three-day class is designed to be a fun, relaxed way to expose your kids to fly fishing. At a kid-friendly level, we will cover fish identification, casting, and fly tying. Classes will be mixed between the shop and a local park. One adult per kid, please. Open to kids ages 6-13. $100/KID ADULT PAIR

  1. June 11, 12, and 13, 6:00-7:30 pm


PRIVATE CASTING LESSONS

Whether you are just beginning or an experienced angler, we can help you fine tune everything from laying the foundation for a good cast, to learning to double haul a hundred feet of line. This is a one-hour class at a near by park. This class is fully customized to your needs and schedule. If you decide to book a full-day guided trip after this class, the price of this lesson will be deducted from the price of the trip. ​​$40, +$20 for each additional person



PLEASE NOTE:

  • Payment for all classes is due at time of registration
  • ALL CLASSES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE. We require two-weeks advance notice for cancellations/reschedules and will issue you a credit. This credit is valid for future class dates


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