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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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Morgan’s Midges, and Why They Rock.

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The Morgan’s Midge has been a staple in the fly shop bins since I’ve been around – going on 9 years now. Even with as long as we’ve had it, it unfortunately gets overlooked quite often. It’s a little wisp of fuzz in the bottom of a fly bin, surrounded by many flashier and more appealing-looking […]

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Rapid Creek Midge Hatch

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With the great weather we’ve been having, all of us at the shop have been getting out and fishing on Rapid Creek in town. Long story short, the fishing is amazing! The midges are thick during the hatch, and the fish are especially enthused with them. The window of opportunity for finding noses up has […]

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Dry Fly Fishing Has Finally Popped!

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Every Winter, we all eagerly await the fantastic midge hatch on Rapid Creek through town that creates some of the best dry fly fishing we see all year. It takes away some of the drudgery of nymphing, and huge numbers of fish can be up on them at times. Traditionally it’s a mid February hatch […]

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Black Hills Fishing Report April 9 2015

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  Fishing in the Hills continues to get better and better! Dry fly fishing has been great on Rapid Creek, Spearfish Creek, Castle Creek, and most all of our local streams. Little Black Stoneflies have been my bug of choice, but there are also BWO’s and Midges hatching as well. A size 18 Black and Dun […]

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