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Fly Casting, Fly Tying, & Fishing Instructions with the Federation of Fly Fishers

Fri, Jun 7th, 2013
Posted in Preston Agriculture

Join us on Saturday, June 22 at the National Trout Center, Preston, Minn. for a day of free fly fishing activities. Learn from the best. The Federation of Fly Fishers (FFF) is a highly respected national organization, well known for producing talented certified fly casting instructors. During the workshop you will learn about fly casting equipment, basic to advanced fly casting techniques, & have the opportunity to further develop your fly tying skills. Several Federation of Fly Fishers teachers from the Twin Cities will be available for one-on-one instruction from 10am-2pm. Weather permitting, try out your new skills on the South Branch of the Root River in Preston, along Preston’s newly developed 9 Hole Fishing Course. Bring your own fly fishing equipment or use the equipment provided by FFF free of charge for the duration of the workshop.

Registration is preferred but not required to attend. You may register for the FFF workshop by calling the National Trout Center: 507-867-8801 or email: info@nationaltroutcenter.org

The National Trout Center is located at 120 Saint Anthony Street S. in Preston and is open Thursday – Saturday from 10am-4pm. For a complete summer program schedule visit: www.nationaltroutcenter.org


Man vs. silo

Fri, Apr 5th, 2013
Posted in Preston Agriculture

By Jason Sethre On the morning of Monday, April 1, 2013, a group of farmers and heavy equipment operators from the area assembled to take down a 600,000 pound silo full of silage and standing over 70 feet tall. Like the days of Stonehenge and the ..... 
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Katelyn Ristau 2013 Minnesota Simmental Queen

Fri, Mar 1st, 2013
Posted in Preston Agriculture

The Minnesota Simmental Association is excited to present Katelyn Ristau, daughter of Doug and Deb Ristau of Preston as the 2013 Minnesota Simmental Queen. She was crowned at the 40th annual MN Simmental Banquet held on February 22 in Rochester, Min ..... 
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