EXPO HALL HOURS

 

Friday, March 15th, 2024 1pm-7pm

 

Saturday, March 16th, 2024 9am-6pm

 

Sunday, March 17th, 2024 10am-4pm

 

Saturday Film Showcase

6pm – 10pm (More Information)

2024 Expo Schedule March 15-17

Room A Room B Hutton Arena Casting Area Casting Pool
1:30 PM
Fly Tying Demo
1:30 PM
2:30 PM
Mississippi & St. Croix River Smallmouth Bass Fishing
Evan Griggs
1:30 PM
2:30 PM
Casting Instruction
with Fly Fishers International
1:30 PM
5:15 PM
Open for Casting
when accompanied by an instructor or exhibitor
1:30 PM
4:00 PM
1:45 PM
2:00 PM
2:15 PM
2:30 PM
2:45 PM
Four Seasons of the Yellowstone Trout Bum
Jeff Currier
2:45 PM
3:45 PM
Modern Musky on the Fly
David Holmes
2:45 PM
3:45 PM
Dynamic Nymphing Techniques
George Daniel
2:45 PM
3:45 PM
3:00 PM
3:15 PM
3:30 PM
3:45 PM
4:00 PM
Fly Fishing South Dakota
Hans Stephenson
4:00 PM
5:00 PM
Intro to Fly Fishing
McKenna Huslander
4:00 PM
5:00 PM
Fly Fishing for Argentinan Dorado
Matias Claret
4:00 PM
5:00 PM
Spey Casting on the Water
Paul Sandstrom
4:00 PM
5:00 PM
4:15 PM
4:30 PM
4:45 PM
5:00 PM
Open for Casting
when accompanied by an instructor or exhibitor
5:00 PM
6:15 PM
5:15 PM
Fly Tying Demo
Paul Johnson
5:15 PM
6:15 PM
Exploring the Driftless
John Van Vliet & Catherine Smith
5:15 PM
6:15 PM
Streamer Tricks for More and Larger Trout
Jeff Currier
5:15 PM
6:15 PM
Fishing Casts
George Daniel
5:15 PM
6:15 PM
5:30 PM
5:45 PM
6:00 PM

Room A

  • Fly Tying Demo
    1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Four Seasons of the Yellowstone Trout Bum Jeff Currier
    2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
  • Fly Fishing South Dakota Hans Stephenson
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Fly Tying Demo Paul Johnson
    5:15 PM - 6:15 PM

Room B

  • Modern Musky on the Fly David Holmes
    2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
  • Intro to Fly Fishing McKenna Huslander
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Exploring the Driftless John Van Vliet & Catherine Smith
    5:15 PM - 6:15 PM

Hutton Arena

  • Mississippi & St. Croix River Smallmouth Bass Fishing Evan Griggs
    1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Dynamic Nymphing Techniques George Daniel
    2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
  • Fly Fishing for Argentinan Dorado Matias Claret
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Streamer Tricks for More and Larger Trout Jeff Currier
    5:15 PM - 6:15 PM

Casting Area

  • Casting Instruction with Fly Fishers International
    1:30 PM - 5:15 PM
  • Fishing Casts George Daniel
    5:15 PM - 6:15 PM

Casting Pool

  • Open for Casting when accompanied by an instructor or exhibitor
    1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Spey Casting on the Water Paul Sandstrom
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Open for Casting when accompanied by an instructor or exhibitor
    5:00 PM - 6:15 PM
Room A Room B Hutton Arena Casting Area Casting Pool
9:30 AM
Fly Tying Demo
Scott Nordby
9:30 AM
10:30 AM
Terrestrials for Spring Creeks (Hair and Foam)
Fly Fishing for Beginners
Evan Griggs
9:30 AM
10:30 AM
Fishing SW Wisconsin Driftless Trout Streams
Mat Wagner
9:30 AM
10:30 AM
Casting Instruction
with Fly Fishers International
9:30 AM
12:00 PM
Open for Casting
when accompanied by an instructor or exhibitor
9:30 AM
10:45 AM
9:45 AM
10:00 AM
10:15 AM
10:30 AM
10:45 AM
Euro Nymphing the Midwest
Rob Kimm
10:45 AM
11:45 AM
Youth Fly Fishing - Help Get Your Child Into Fly Fishing
Monta Hayner & Peter Garretson
10:45 AM
11:45 AM
A Fly Fisher’s Evolution: Modern Approaches for Top to Bottom
George Daniel
10:45 AM
11:45 AM
Fly Casting for Muskies
David Holmes
10:45 AM
11:45 AM
11:00 AM
11:15 AM
11:30 AM
11:45 AM
Open for Casting
when accompanied by an instructor or exhibitor
11:45 AM
1:15 PM
12:00 PM
10 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Fly Fishing
Scott Harness
12:00 PM
1:00 PM
Fishing Alaska's Kenai Peninsula
Grant Anderson
12:00 PM
1:00 PM
SW Wisconsin Bass and Trout Fishing Opportunities
Kyle Zempel
12:00 PM
1:00 PM
Fly Casting 101
Jeff Currier
12:00 PM
1:00 PM
12:15 PM
12:30 PM
12:45 PM
1:00 PM
Casting Instruction
with Fly Fishers International
1:00 PM
2:30 PM
1:15 PM
Tying Guide Nymphs
George Daniel
1:15 PM
2:15 PM
NW Wisconsin Musky Fishing
Stu Neville
1:15 PM
2:15 PM
Fly Fishing Northern MN
Carl Haensel
1:15 PM
2:15 PM
Spey Casting
Paul Sandstrom
1:15 PM
2:15 PM
1:30 PM
1:45 PM
2:00 PM
2:15 PM
Open for Casting
when accompanied by an instructor or exhibitor
2:15 PM
3:45 PM
2:30 PM
Fishing Iowa Trout Streams
Mike Rogers
2:30 PM
3:30 PM
Prevent Fish Kills with MNTU!
Kristen Poppleton & John Lenczewski
2:30 PM
3:30 PM
The World's Best Trout Destinations
Jeff Currier
2:30 PM
3:30 PM
Fishing Casts
George Daniel
2:30 PM
3:30 PM
2:45 PM
3:00 PM
3:15 PM
3:30 PM
Casting Instruction
with Fly Fishers International
3:30 PM
4:45 PM
3:45 PM
Patagonian Trout Fishing in Argentina
Matias Claret
3:45 PM
4:45 PM
Fishing and Restoring the Kinnickinnic River
Chris O'Brien & Gary Horvath
3:45 PM
4:45 PM
Successful Streamer Strategies
George Daniel
3:45 PM
4:45 PM
Presenting Flies to Carp
Luke Annear
3:45 PM
4:45 PM
4:00 PM
4:15 PM
4:30 PM

Room A

  • Fly Tying Demo Scott Nordby
    9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Euro Nymphing the Midwest Rob Kimm
    10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
  • 10 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Fly Fishing Scott Harness
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Tying Guide Nymphs George Daniel
    1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
  • Fishing Iowa Trout Streams Mike Rogers
    2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Patagonian Trout Fishing in Argentina Matias Claret
    3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Room B

  • Fly Fishing for Beginners Evan Griggs
    9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Youth Fly Fishing - Help Get Your Child Into Fly Fishing Monta Hayner & Peter Garretson
    10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
  • Fishing Alaska's Kenai Peninsula Grant Anderson
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • NW Wisconsin Musky Fishing Stu Neville
    1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
  • Prevent Fish Kills with MNTU! Kristen Poppleton & John Lenczewski
    2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Fishing and Restoring the Kinnickinnic River Chris O'Brien & Gary Horvath
    3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Hutton Arena

  • Fishing SW Wisconsin Driftless Trout Streams Mat Wagner
    9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  • A Fly Fisher’s Evolution: Modern Approaches for Top to Bottom George Daniel
    10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
  • SW Wisconsin Bass and Trout Fishing Opportunities Kyle Zempel
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Fly Fishing Northern MN Carl Haensel
    1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
  • The World's Best Trout Destinations Jeff Currier
    2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Successful Streamer Strategies George Daniel
    3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Casting Area

  • Casting Instruction with Fly Fishers International
    9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Fly Casting 101 Jeff Currier
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Casting Instruction with Fly Fishers International
    1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Fishing Casts George Daniel
    2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Casting Instruction with Fly Fishers International
    3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

Casting Pool

  • Open for Casting when accompanied by an instructor or exhibitor
    9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
  • Fly Casting for Muskies David Holmes
    10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
  • Open for Casting when accompanied by an instructor or exhibitor
    11:45 AM - 1:15 PM
  • Spey Casting Paul Sandstrom
    1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
  • Open for Casting when accompanied by an instructor or exhibitor
    2:15 PM - 3:45 PM
  • Presenting Flies to Carp Luke Annear
    3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
Room A Room B Hutton Arena Casting Area Casting Pool
10:30 AM
Fly Tying Demo
Mike Corrigan
10:30 AM
11:30 AM
Small Lakes, Big Muskies in NW Ontario
Introduction to Fly Fishing
Evan Griggs
10:30 AM
11:30 AM
Fishing Montana's Flathead River Drainage
McKenna Huslander
10:30 AM
11:30 AM
Casting Instruction
with Fly Fishers International
10:30 AM
1:00 PM
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
Fly Fishing MN Trout Lakes
Carl Haensel
11:45 AM
12:45 PM
Fly Fishing for Smallmouth Bass
Scott Struif
11:45 AM
12:45 PM
Fly Fishing Incredible Iceland
Jeff Currier
11:45 AM
12:45 PM
Roll Casting Demo
Evan Griggs
11:45 AM
12:45 PM
12:00 PM
12:15 PM
12:30 PM
12:45 PM
1:00 PM
Tying Guide Flies
George Daniel
1:00 PM
2:00 PM
Stalking Big Trout in Small Streams
Mel Hayner
1:00 PM
2:00 PM
Fly Fishing for Louisiana Redfish
Kyle Zempel
1:00 PM
2:00 PM
Improve Your Dry Fly Presentation
Jeff Currier
1:00 PM
2:00 PM
Open for Casting
when accompanied by an instructor or exhibitor
1:00 PM
3:15 PM
1:15 PM
1:30 PM
1:45 PM
2:00 PM
Casting Instruction
with Fly Fishers International
2:00 PM
3:15 PM
2:15 PM
Fly Fishing the BWCAW and Quetico
Brent Notbohm
2:15 PM
3:15 PM
Today’s Euro Nympher: Tips and Tricks for Nymphing
George Daniel
2:15 PM
3:15 PM
2:30 PM
2:45 PM
3:00 PM

Room A

  • Fly Tying Demo Mike Corrigan
    10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Fly Fishing MN Trout Lakes Carl Haensel
    11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
  • Tying Guide Flies George Daniel
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Fly Fishing the BWCAW and Quetico Brent Notbohm
    2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Room B

  • Introduction to Fly Fishing Evan Griggs
    10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Fly Fishing for Smallmouth Bass Scott Struif
    11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
  • Stalking Big Trout in Small Streams Mel Hayner
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Hutton Arena

  • Fishing Montana's Flathead River Drainage McKenna Huslander
    10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Fly Fishing Incredible Iceland Jeff Currier
    11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
  • Fly Fishing for Louisiana Redfish Kyle Zempel
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Today’s Euro Nympher: Tips and Tricks for Nymphing George Daniel
    2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Casting Area

  • Casting Instruction with Fly Fishers International
    10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Improve Your Dry Fly Presentation Jeff Currier
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Casting Instruction with Fly Fishers International
    2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Casting Pool

  • Spey Casting on the Water Paul Sandstrom
    10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Roll Casting Demo Evan Griggs
    11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
  • Open for Casting when accompanied by an instructor or exhibitor
    1:00 PM - 3:15 PM
No events available!

Event Location

Expo:

Hamline University Walker Fieldhouse

1550 Hewitt Ave, St. Paul, MN 55104

 

Film Showcase and Friday Night 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, March 15th, 2024 6:30-10:00pm

You are invited to attend the Friday Night Social & Happy Hour event, hosted by Fly Fishing Women of MN and Trout Unlimited! All are welcome, as we safely gather to celebrate collaboration & inclusivity in fly fishing across the Midwest. There will be opportunities for socializing, fun games, and giveaways throughout the evening. Come and share your fish tales with us! Appetizers and a cash bar will be available. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased both online in advance and at the door. Any tickets for this event purchased online in advance will be eligible for a special drawing. Registration can be found here:

https://www.tickettailor.com/events/greatwatersflyexpo/1099669

Please note this event is not just for FFWMN, so invite your friends!

Stay for the 2024 Fly Fishing Film and Video Showcase

The 2024 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 previous included a new Sage fly rod and gear package, top Redington Sonic Pro Waders, and Fishpond Westwater Fly Fishing Duffel, 2024 prizes TBA. 

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