Bass Camp 2015, Monticello, MN

We enjoyed a fantastic day of fly fishing for Smallmouth bass on the Mississippi River Sunday on July 26th at Ellison Park in Monticello north of the Cities We fished from 10:00 – 3:00 with a break for lunch.  Member Grace Glander graciously provided tips and techniques for catching smallies on the Mississippi.

One on One 2015

What a beautiful day of fishing on the Rush River in Wisconsin with one-on-one instruction on May 16 from a group of talented fly fishers! We had some specialized instruction from 9:30 to 11:30 followed by potluck lunch and then fishing with a mentor on the river until 3:00. We met at the Ellsworth Rod […]

Dakota County Parks Classes

Members of the club taught two fly fishing classes for Dakota County Parks and Recreation in April and May. One was the two-day Fly Fishing Workshop held April 7 & 14 from 6 to 8 pm at the Lebanon Hills Visitor Center. The other was Fly Fishing for Women held on Saturday, May 9 from […]

Fly Casting Clinic 2014

January 11, 2014 Seventeen women and 6 fly casting instructors from Lew Jewett chapter of IFFF assembled at the Sports Dome in Vadnais Heights. It was a very nice morning at the dome and lunch with the whole crew afterwards next door at SAK’S sports bar.  

Annual Fall Fly Tying Event

Our annual fly tying lessons and practice were held, once again, at Fort Snelling State Park. We have held this event here for several years since several of our members are DNR and Park employees and the facility is very user-friendly for our group. We are lucky to have several mentors that have helped through […]

Bass Camp 2013

Bass Camp, 2013, started at the park in Chatfield, MN, so that we could meet our mentors and volunteers for the day and get out on the Root River for a day of some bass fishing (and whatever else we might catch!). It was a gorgeous morning and appeared that it would be a sunny […]