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Spin Fishing for Trout with John Eggers - “The Spin Doctor”


Fri, Aug 9th, 2013
Posted in Preston The Great Outdoors

Join us at the National Trout Center on Saturday, August 17 for a free spin fishing workshop with fishing guide & maker of the “Bow Spinner”, John Eggers, also known as “The Spin Doctor”. Eggers has been featured on Dave Carlson’s Sunday morning “Northland Adventures” program, which airs out of Eau Claire, Wisc.

This program will cover spin fishing equipment and tips to perfect your spin fishing skills. Weather permitting, John will also demonstrate these spin fishing techniques stream side.

Meet from 10am - Noon at the National Trout Center, 120 St. Anthony Street S. in Preston, Minn. Registration is preferred but not required. For more information e-mail info@nationaltroutcenter.org or call 507-867-8801.

For a complete summer program schedule visit www.nationaltroutcenter.org. Also visit us on Facebook. The National Trout Center is open Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 10am-4pm. The National Trout Center also offers field trips by appointment for individuals, families, and groups to study hydrology, geology, cold water ecology, and trout biology and habitat.



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National Trout Center angles for State Bond Funding

Thu, Mar 28th, 2013
Posted in Preston The Great Outdoors

Minnesota legislators recently heard a proposal request for $4.5 million in state bond funding to establish a permanent home for the National Trout Center organization located in Preston. The non-profit center is currently operating in a temporary s ..... 
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Zumbro Valley Audubon Program: “Preston Chimney Swifts”

Fri, Aug 24th, 2012
Posted in Preston The Great Outdoors

In 2011, Preston set the record for the largest number of swifts in the state of Minnesota. Please join Audubon members for an enjoyable evening of watching Chimney Swifts do their amazing dive into the large chimney attached to the TrailHead Inn & ..... 
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National Trout Center holds raffle for great prizes

Fri, Aug 17th, 2012
Posted in Preston The Great Outdoors

Here’s your chance to win a Headwaters Bamboo Rod (Model: Peerless Santiam 7’0” 5/6 wt Medium) valued at $800 and a box of seven dozen hand-tied flies by Lyle Besse valued at $200. To view these items please visit the National Trout Center’s ..... 
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FREE! Fly casting, fly tying and fishing instruction with the federation of fly fishers

Mon, Jun 18th, 2012
Posted in Preston The Great Outdoors

Join us on Saturday, June 23, 2012, at the National Trout Center in Preston, MN for a full 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 produ ..... 
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