EXPO HALL HOURS

Friday, March 15th, 2019 1pm-7pm

 

Saturday, March 16th, 2019 9am-6pm

 

Sunday, March 17th, 2019 10am-4pm

 

Saturday Film Showcase and Social

6pm – 10pm (More Information)

 

Schedule below is subject to change until early March.

Room A Room B Hutton Arena Casting Area Casting Pool
1:30 PM
Exploring SW WI Fishing Opportunities
Kyle Zempel
1:30 PM
2:30 PM
FFF Casting Instruction
On-going free instruction
1:30 PM
4:00 PM
Open for Casting
when accompanied by an instructor or exhibitor
1:30 PM
2:45 PM
1:45 PM
2:00 PM
2:15 PM
2:30 PM
2:45 PM
Flat Water Tips and Tactics to Increase Your Success With Streamers
Bob Wagner & Brian Bergeson
2:45 PM
3:45 PM
Using Synthetic Fibers for Bass, Pike, and Muskie Flies
Brian Smolinski
2:45 PM
3:45 PM
Urban Fly Fishing in the Twin Cities
Evan Griggs
2:45 PM
3:45 PM
Spey Casting on the Water
Paul Sandstrom
2:45 PM
3:45 PM
3:00 PM
3:15 PM
3:30 PM
3:45 PM
Open for Casting
when accompanied by an instructor or exhibitor
3:45 PM
6:15 PM
4:00 PM
River Muskies: X Marks the Spot
Stephen Wisner
4:00 PM
5:00 PM
Women's Fly Fishing Opportunities in Northern MN and Beyond
Val Wagner & Roxanne Harthan
4:00 PM
5:00 PM
Becoming a Better Smallmouth Angler
Tim Landwehr
4:00 PM
5:00 PM
Casting Program
Dave Barron
4:00 PM
5:00 PM
4:15 PM
4:30 PM
4:45 PM
5:00 PM
FFF Casting Instruction
On-going free instruction
5:00 PM
6:15 PM
5:15 PM
MNTU Conservation Update
John Lenczewski
5:15 PM
6:15 PM
Crossover Flies: Patterns for Salt and Freshwater
Mike Corrigan
5:15 PM
6:15 PM
European Style Nymphing for the Midwest
Rob Kimm
5:15 PM
6:15 PM
5:30 PM
5:45 PM
6:00 PM

Room A

  • Flat Water Tips and Tactics to Increase Your Success With Streamers Bob Wagner & Brian Bergeson
    2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
  • River Muskies: X Marks the Spot Stephen Wisner
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • MNTU Conservation Update John Lenczewski
    5:15 PM - 6:15 PM

Room B

  • Using Synthetic Fibers for Bass, Pike, and Muskie Flies Brian Smolinski
    2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
  • Women's Fly Fishing Opportunities in Northern MN and Beyond Val Wagner & Roxanne Harthan
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Crossover Flies: Patterns for Salt and Freshwater Mike Corrigan
    5:15 PM - 6:15 PM

Hutton Arena

  • Exploring SW WI Fishing Opportunities Kyle Zempel
    1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Urban Fly Fishing in the Twin Cities Evan Griggs
    2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
  • Becoming a Better Smallmouth Angler Tim Landwehr
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • European Style Nymphing for the Midwest Rob Kimm
    5:15 PM - 6:15 PM

Casting Area

  • FFF Casting Instruction On-going free instruction
    1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Casting Program Dave Barron
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • FFF Casting Instruction On-going free instruction
    5:00 PM - 6:15 PM

Casting Pool

  • Open for Casting when accompanied by an instructor or exhibitor
    1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
  • Spey Casting on the Water Paul Sandstrom
    2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
  • Open for Casting when accompanied by an instructor or exhibitor
    3:45 PM - 6:15 PM
Room A Room B Hutton Arena Casting Area Casting Pool
9:30 AM
Intro to Fly Fishing
Geri Meyer
9:30 AM
10:30 AM
Fly Fishing the Nipigon River
Shawn Perich & Ray Rivard
9:30 AM
10:30 AM
Tools for Fishing MN Muskies
Chris Willen
9:30 AM
10:30 AM
FFF Casting Instruction
On-going free instruction
9:30 AM
10:45 AM
Open for Casting
when accompanied by an instructor or exhibitor
9:30 AM
10:30 AM
9:45 AM
10:00 AM
10:15 AM
10:30 AM
10:45 AM
Youth Fly Fishing Program
Monta Hayner & Peter Garretson
10:45 AM
11:45 AM
Fishing Manitoba Lakes for Giant Trout
Stu Thompson
10:45 AM
11:45 AM
Reading the Water
Tom Rosenbauer
10:45 AM
11:45 AM
Beginner Fly Casting
Dave Barron
10:45 AM
11:45 AM
Casting Musky Flies
Luke Swanson
10:45 AM
11:45 AM
11:00 AM
11:15 AM
11:30 AM
11:45 AM
FFF Casting Instruction
On-going free instruction
11:45 AM
1:15 PM
12:00 PM
Hayward Beyond Muskies: Bass, Trout, Bluegills & More
Wendy Williamson
12:00 PM
1:00 PM
Learning the Art of the Spey Cast and Swung Fly
Paul Sandstrom
12:00 PM
1:00 PM
Strategies for Fishing Driftless Trout Streams
Ger Moua
12:00 PM
1:00 PM
Open for Casting
when accompanied by an instructor or exhibitor
12:00 PM
1:00 PM
12:15 PM
12:30 PM
12:45 PM
1:00 PM
1:15 PM
Fly Fishing for Women in the Midwest
Geri Meyer, Corie Berrigan, Donna Smith, Tina Murray & Willa Campbell
1:15 PM
2:15 PM
A Look at the Best Realistic Fly Tyers from Around the World
Scott Nordby
1:15 PM
2:15 PM
Fishing Steelhead on the MN North Shore
Carl Haensel
1:15 PM
2:15 PM
Fly Casting with Tom Rosenbauer
1:15 PM
2:15 PM
Spey Casting on the Water
Paul Sandstrom
1:15 PM
2:15 PM
1:30 PM
1:45 PM
2:00 PM
2:15 PM
FFF Casting Instruction
On-going free instruction
2:15 PM
4:45 PM
2:30 PM
Fly Fishing the BWCA
Brent Notbohm & Larry Zelenz
2:30 PM
3:30 PM
Strategies for Trout in the Iowa Driftless
Liz Siepker
2:30 PM
3:30 PM
The Little Things in Fly Fishing - Moving From Good To Great
Kip Vieth
2:30 PM
3:30 PM
Open for Casting
when accompanied by an instructor or exhibitor
2:30 PM
4:45 PM
2:45 PM
3:00 PM
3:15 PM
3:30 PM
3:45 PM
Fly Fishing for Carp
Dan Frasier
3:45 PM
4:45 PM
Highly Adequate Parachute Flies and More
Scott Hanson
3:45 PM
4:45 PM
How to Fish Small Trout Streams
Tom Rosenbauer
3:45 PM
4:45 PM
4:00 PM
4:15 PM
4:30 PM

Room A

  • Intro to Fly Fishing Geri Meyer
    9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Youth Fly Fishing Program Monta Hayner & Peter Garretson
    10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
  • Hayward Beyond Muskies: Bass, Trout, Bluegills & More Wendy Williamson
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Fly Fishing for Women in the Midwest Geri Meyer, Corie Berrigan, Donna Smith, Tina Murray & Willa Campbell
    1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
  • Fly Fishing the BWCA Brent Notbohm & Larry Zelenz
    2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Fly Fishing for Carp Dan Frasier
    3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Room B

  • Fly Fishing the Nipigon River Shawn Perich & Ray Rivard
    9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Fishing Manitoba Lakes for Giant Trout Stu Thompson
    10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
  • Learning the Art of the Spey Cast and Swung Fly Paul Sandstrom
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • A Look at the Best Realistic Fly Tyers from Around the World Scott Nordby
    1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
  • Strategies for Trout in the Iowa Driftless Liz Siepker
    2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Highly Adequate Parachute Flies and More Scott Hanson
    3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Hutton Arena

  • Tools for Fishing MN Muskies Chris Willen
    9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Reading the Water Tom Rosenbauer
    10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
  • Strategies for Fishing Driftless Trout Streams Ger Moua
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Fishing Steelhead on the MN North Shore Carl Haensel
    1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
  • The Little Things in Fly Fishing - Moving From Good To Great Kip Vieth
    2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
  • How to Fish Small Trout Streams Tom Rosenbauer
    3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Casting Area

  • FFF Casting Instruction On-going free instruction
    9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
  • Beginner Fly Casting Dave Barron
    10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
  • FFF Casting Instruction On-going free instruction
    11:45 AM - 1:15 PM
  • Fly Casting with Tom Rosenbauer
    1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
  • FFF Casting Instruction On-going free instruction
    2:15 PM - 4:45 PM

Casting Pool

  • Open for Casting when accompanied by an instructor or exhibitor
    9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Casting Musky Flies Luke Swanson
    10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
  • Open for Casting when accompanied by an instructor or exhibitor
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Spey Casting on the Water Paul Sandstrom
    1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
  • Open for Casting when accompanied by an instructor or exhibitor
    2:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Room A Room B Hutton Arena Casting Area Casting Pool
10:30 AM
Introduction to Fly Fishing
Evan Griggs
10:30 AM
11:30 AM
Fly Tying Demo: "That'll Catch Fish" Isn't Good Enough
Paul Johnson
10:30 AM
11:30 AM
Taking Your Trout Fishing to the Next Level
Tom Rosenbauer
10:30 AM
11:30 AM
FFF Casting Instruction
On-going free instruction
10:30 AM
11:45 AM
Spey Casting on the Water
Paul Sandstrom
10:30 AM
11:30 AM
10:45 AM
11:00 AM
11:15 AM
11:30 AM
11:45 AM
Coaster Brook Trout on the North Shore
Scott Thorpe & Nick Peterson
11:45 AM
12:45 PM
Mastering Driftless Fly Fishing
Mel Hayner
11:45 AM
12:45 PM
Modern Techniques for Catching More Muskies
Luke Swanson
11:45 AM
12:45 PM
Fly Casting Program
Dave Barron
11:45 AM
12:45 PM
Open for Casting
when accompanied by an instructor or exhibitor
11:45 AM
3:15 PM
12:00 PM
12:15 PM
12:30 PM
12:45 PM
FFF Casting Instruction
On-going free instruction
12:45 PM
3:15 PM
1:00 PM
Exploring Trout Fishing in Patagonia
Tim Landwehr
1:00 PM
2:00 PM
Intro to Fly Tying Demonstration
Lindsay Maxfield
1:00 PM
2:00 PM
Fly Fishing the Wisconsin Brule River
Damian Wilmot
1:00 PM
2:00 PM
1:15 PM
1:30 PM
1:45 PM
2:00 PM
2:15 PM
Exploring the Four Seasons of Smallmouth
Kip Vieth
2:15 PM
3:15 PM
Hatch Strategies: Detailed Methods for Rising Trout
Tom Rosenbauer
2:15 PM
3:15 PM
2:30 PM
2:45 PM
3:00 PM

Room A

  • Introduction to Fly Fishing Evan Griggs
    10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Coaster Brook Trout on the North Shore Scott Thorpe & Nick Peterson
    11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
  • Exploring Trout Fishing in Patagonia Tim Landwehr
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Exploring the Four Seasons of Smallmouth Kip Vieth
    2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Room B

  • Fly Tying Demo: "That'll Catch Fish" Isn't Good Enough Paul Johnson
    10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Mastering Driftless Fly Fishing Mel Hayner
    11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
  • Intro to Fly Tying Demonstration Lindsay Maxfield
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Hutton Arena

  • Taking Your Trout Fishing to the Next Level Tom Rosenbauer
    10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Modern Techniques for Catching More Muskies Luke Swanson
    11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
  • Fly Fishing the Wisconsin Brule River Damian Wilmot
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Hatch Strategies: Detailed Methods for Rising Trout Tom Rosenbauer
    2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Casting Area

  • FFF Casting Instruction On-going free instruction
    10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
  • Fly Casting Program Dave Barron
    11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
  • FFF Casting Instruction On-going free instruction
    12:45 PM - 3:15 PM

Casting Pool

  • Spey Casting on the Water Paul Sandstrom
    10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Open for Casting when accompanied by an instructor or exhibitor
    11:45 AM - 3:15 PM
No events available!

Event Location

Expo:

Hamline University Walker Fieldhouse

1550 Hewitt Ave, St. Paul, MN 55104

 

Film Showcase and Women’s Social:

Hamline University Anne Simley Theatre

1530 W Taylor Ave, St Paul, MN 55104

Click here for a map of the Hamline Area and free parking options.

 

Interested in volunteering and lending a hand? More information here.

Friday Night FF|Woman Social

Friday, March 15th, 2019 7:00-9:30pm

The Fly Fishing Women of MN are co-hosting this social event with Athena & Artemis Women’s Fly ShopWisconsin Women’s Fly Fishing ClinicsSHEnanigan’s & Iowa Women Fly Fishers. With this event, FFWMN is providing a place to gather and celebrate for the women and men who have supported women’s fly fishing. This will be a social event to network and show experienced and new fly fishers what is available in the Midwest.  This social is free to those who hold a Great Water’s Fly Fishing Expo event ticket.  Appetizers and cash bar will be available. Please RSVP on the FFWMN website or Facebook Event page.

Click here for more details.

Stay for the 2019 Fly Fishing Film and Video Showcase

The 2019 Film Screening will occur on Saturday, March 16th at the Hamline University Theater at 6pm. We will feature screenings of regional submitted films, catered spread of appetizers, and local beer on tap. Top prizes for videos last year included a new Sage fly rod and gear package, top Redington Sonic Pro Waders, and Fishpond Westwater Fly Fishing Duffel, 2019 prizes TBA. The submission period for 2019 films is now open.

How to Submit a Film/VideoHow to Submit a Film/Video