7.28.16 Stream Report

Kinni and Rush were hit with a bit of rain yesterday. The Kinni went up to 300cfs and is back down to 191cfs still almost double the amount of water. A customer just emailed us and said the Rush was “chocolate milk” Another customer of ours was on the Kinni early this morning and even
More

It’s officially official.

A few months ago, we sent out an email asking for some feedback. We wanted (and want) to be better for you. It’s with that feedback in mind, that we made a very important decision. It’s a decision that we didn’t make lightly. In June of this year, Bob Mitchell’s Fly Shop will be moving
More

Jake Keeler – Artist / Dad / Beer Guru / Fly Fishermen

A cool collaboration video Mike Thienes with Dropp Visual and BMFS did with Jake Keeler and the Fly Fish Journal for their digital editions! Jake Keeler has been crushing it as of late with his amazing art work! We interviewed Jake and spent a little time with him to dig a little deeper into what makes
More

Potential World Record Muskie on the fly!

WORLD RECORD MUSKIE ON A FLY ROD 57X26.5 from Robert Hawkins on Vimeo. My wife’s grandfather (who lives in St. Cloud) starts all stories with, “We left St. Cloud…” meaning, always start at the beginning and don’t miss a fact. So here we go. I left St. Paul… This fish was the circumstance of a
More

Robert on Rods

I am often asked what size rods are appropriate for fly fishing here in the midwest. My first reply to that question is, “what will you be fishing for?” Its a dumb question if you live in Montana because the answer is of course, trout and a 5 or 6wt rod is all you need.
More

Bob Mitchell’s Fly Shop, out and about fly fishing the Midwest

We are out a few times each month fly fishing new midwest locations for any fish that will eat our flies. We want to share with you how amazing fly fishing is right here in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Here are the first 10 weeks of chasing fish around the midwest and a couple of videos within
More

Down to the White River in Arkansas

Mid winter, us ice-locked northerners, get the itch to fish. Sometimes we have to go where it’s a bit warmer to scratch it. Last weekend I did just that, I scratched my itch on the White River in Arkansas. I had been to the White River a number of years back when my dad used
More

Carpin the BIG lake.

If you have ever been to the Bighorn River in Montana you know that the trout fishing is very incredible. What you might not know is that just 20 minutes away is some of the most fun, and amazingly scenic carp fishing you will ever have in your life time. I used to help teach
More

Muskie Mission by Scott Henrie

I’ve been fly fishing seriously for three years, following a natural fisherman’s progression: first I wanted to catch any fish, then I wanted to catch a lot of fish, now I want to catch BIG fish. I grew up in Utah with access to many beautiful waters, and I took advantage of them, fishing as
More