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Tenkara Fly Fishing


Tenkara Fly Fishing

Easy |  Approx. 4 hours
Lutsen | Caribou Highlands
Price: $50 - $60
Originating in Japan's mountain streams, Tenkara is the simplest form of fly fishing. It uses less equipment than traditional fly fishing and focuses on small streams. Which is ideal for the narrow rivers around us on the North Shore and the perfect match for beginners.

What to Bring

Sunscreen, bug spray or bug head net, plenty of water and snacks, weather and activity appropriate clothing (shorts are recommended and bring a rain jacket just in case), and a towel to leave in the vehicle.

What to Know

You must possess or purchase a Minnesota Fishing License with a Trout Stamp (24-hour license or other short-term licenses are available). Licenses can be purchased online, at any Holiday Gas Station, and at select businesses such as Clearview General Store in Lutsen. Expect to get wet! Transportation is not provided for this activity, so we ask that you follow us in your personal vehicle to the fishing destination. We practice catch and release fishing, as they are beautiful, small, rainbow and native brook trout. For your safety in the event of inclement weather (constant wind exceeding 20 mph and/or thunder and lightning) the tour will be canceled and payment will be refunded.

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Information & Policies


48-hours notice is required for a full refund. Cancellations made within 24 hours will result in 50% refund. Cancellation due to inclement weather will result in a 100% refund.


In the event of light to medium rainfall, the tour will still go out. In cases of extreme inclement weather such as thunderstorms or when the temperature drops below zero including windchill, we will cancel the tour and contact you a minimum of 1-hour in advance, and provide a 100% refund.


Not finding your perfect North Shore tour? We offer custom tours and experiences as well as private tours if you'd rather not be with strangers. Give us a call at (218) 257-0068 for more information.


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