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Warmwater Fishing Opportunities

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While the trout fishing is still excellent, with the higher water a lot of folks are wanting to chase bass, pike, or carp on the fly. We have a ton of good warmwater fishing locally, with a wide variety of different locations and species to check out. Here’s a brief list of different species we have available locally, as well as locations to try and suggested gear. Expand your fly fishing horizon this summer!

Carp – There are tons of carp within an hour of Rapid City, and it’s a mostly overlooked resource. Carp will challenge even the most seasoned...

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Spring Fly Tying Classes!

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Beginning Fly Tying Class

Next session is April 3rd from 6-8pm – please call shop to enroll 605-341-2450.

Learn to tie your own flies! This class teaches the essentials skills needed to tie 4 fly patterns. Cost of the Class is $30. The class runs from 6-8pm. All materials and tools are provided for the class. Payment is due at sign up. Please stop by or call the shop to enroll.

Czech Nymph Fly Tying Class

Tuesday March 6th, 2018. 6-8pm. Cost of the class is $30

Czech nymphing is an increasingly popular way to fish fast water, and it’s incredibly...

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Fish of the Missouri River

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When fishing the Missouri River near Pierre in the spring, you never really know what you’re going to catch on a fly. It’s an interesting time of year to be casting a fly into the currents of the Missouri because you can run into Smallmouth Bass, White Bass, Walleye, Pike, Catfish, Carp, Drum, Largemouth, and […]

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Black Hills Carp Fly Fishing Update

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Carp fishing season is here. I went on a carp fishing trip with local carp guru Sean Rains this past Sunday. Sean and I have chased carp together several times and both of us agreed this past Sunday was our most successful trip yet. The fish were in shallow and were very willing to eat […]

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Carp Fly Fishing 101 Carp Basics

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Carp Fishing is growing in popularity each year here in the United States, and for good reason – Carp are widely available to the majority of people. They grow to very large size – even in marginal Carp waters you still have a shot at a legitimate 20 pound fish many days. They’re smart, wary, […]

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