Category Archive: Friends of TCTU

Mar
21

We need your help on 3/24

Please see the below note from “Friends of the Kinni”: Important meeting with the City on Monday The “Friends of the Kinni” is a grassroots citizens group that is concerned about the impact of our two dams on the long-term health of our river. The “Friends” recently formed in response to the City’s application for …

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Jun
05

Everything you always wanted to know about Hoppers, but were afraid to ask!

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Fly Tying Instructions Laughing Trout Fly Fishing Please join the Laughing Trout Fly Fishing Group in June, as we learn how to tie some of the best Grass Hopper fly patterns. Laughing Trout is an informal group of fly tying and fly fishing enthusiasts. We meet at 6:30 pm (or earlier) every Wednesday at the …

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Feb
17

Top 8 Midwest Spring Creek Fly Patterns with Laughing Trout

Fly Tying Instructions with Laughing Trout Fly Fishing Please join the Laughing Trout Fly Fishing group as we learn how to tie the top 8 Midwest Spring Creek Trout Fly Patterns. Laughing Trout is an informal group of fly tying and fly fishing enthusiasts. We meet at 6:30 pm every Wednesday at the American Legion …

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Jun
11

Casting for Recovery

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Our 4th MN/WI Casting for Recovery Retreat took place last weekend (June 1 – 3) and was once again an amazing experience.  For those of you who aren’t familiar with Casting for Recovery…  14 ladies whose lives have been affected by breast cancer are invited to Siren, WI for a weekend retreat filled with all …

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Jan
29

Fly Tying with Laughing Trout

Join our friends, Laughing Trout, Wednesday evening at 6:30pm at American Legion Post 118 in Wayzata, MN for fly tying and stories.  Paul Johnson will demonstrate tying a Pink Squirrel and Scud. The following is a list a materials needed to tie the 2 fly’s. Pink Squirrel: Nymph Hook, size 14 or 16 Bead Head …

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Dec
02

The fly shop on the Kinni… A history of Kinni Creek Lodge and Outfitters.

It was back at the turn of the century when I created Kinni Creek Lodge & Outfitters. It was a humble beginning but my dream was intact and I was off to a good start. I started out with 3 guest rooms, bed and breakfast style along with 6 canoe rentals. It wasn’t long and …

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