Come meet Umpqua Signature Fly Designer and Loon Outdoors Fly Tying Ambassador Jean-Paul Lipton, at the 2015 Great Waters Fly Fishing Expo at the National Sports Center located in Blaine, MN. The expo runs from Friday, March 20, 2015: 3:00pm-8:00pm, Saturday, March 21, 2015: 10:00am-6:00pm, and Sunday, March 22, 2015: 10:00am-4:00pm. Admission is $10/day for adults and $7/day for youth ages 12-17; Children under 12 are free. Lipton will be
giving several fly tying demonstrations in the Fly Tying Theater on Saturday, March 21, at 12pm, and Sunday, March 22, at 12pm. Lipton will be demonstrating products from Loon Outdoors like their UV resins and UV Fly Paint. By popular demand, Lipton be featuring a tutorial and demonstration on do it yourself custom dubbing blends for Saturday's noon fly tying seminar. Not to miss, Lipton will be presenting on carp and roughfish in the Gold Room at 4 pm on Saturday, March 21. Get there early as seats often run out quick!
Find Lipton throughout the remainder of the show in the Fly Tying area, hosted by the St. Paul Fly Tyers. Stop by and sign up for contest giveaways and some swag, prizes provided by sponsor Mountain Khakis. Lipton will also have flies available for sale, including many of his latest patterns not yet found in stores. Cash and credit cards are accepted, for your convenience.
How to get there:
From the Twin Cities area, take 35W North to Highway 10 West to Hwy 65
North to 105th Ave. NE.
Turn right onto 105th Ave. NE
Turn right at entrance past the brick marquee.
The Schwan Center is straight ahead.
Parking is located in front of the building.
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