Fly fishing takes center stage

Fly fishing enthusiasts from around the region came together for the Tom Helgeson’s Great Waters Fly Fishing Expo at the National Sports Center in Blaine March 22-24.

Six-year-old William Gadtke, right, and his sister Carina, both of Edina check out the wildlife at the entomology booth at the Great Waters Fly Fishing Expo Saturday afternoon. Photos by Bill Jones

Six-year-old William Gadtke, right, and his sister Carina, both of Edina check out the wildlife at the entomology booth at the Great Waters Fly Fishing Expo Saturday afternoon. Photos by Bill Jones

The three-day event included fly fishing celebrites, seminars and classes, youth programs and activities, travel destinations, new equipment, fly-tying demonstrations and environmental education.

 

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