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Trout Opening 2024: Explore Lanesboro’s Waters with Root River Rod Co.’s Guided Adventures

April 11, 2024

2024 Trout Fishing Opener

As spring breathes new life into Lanesboro, excitement for tomorrow's (4/13/2024) trout opening is palpable. Anglers from far and wide prepare to cast their lines into the Root River, seeking the thrill of reeling in the region's prized trout. Amidst this energy, Root River Rod Co. stands as a trusted partner, offering a diverse array of experiences to enhance the joy of fishing during this special time of year.

Man holding a fish he caught
Lance Prado, owner of RRRC, holding a catch. Photo courtesy of Root River Rod Co.

About Root River Rod Co.

Since opening its doors in 2017, the full service fly shop, Root River Rod Co. has been a leading provider for anglers far and wide, with top-quality gear, expert advice, and unforgettable experiences. With trout opening upon us, Root River Rod Co. invites anglers to explore their curated selection of vintage bamboo rods, modern gear, and in-store fly tying facilities, all while embarking on expertly guided tours tailored to the unique beauty of the Root River and nearby driftless area creeks.

Guided Tours

At the heart of Root River Rod Co.'s offerings are their expertly guided tours, designed to immerse anglers in the scenic splendor of the Root River. They offer two ways to experience local water, floating the Root River in drift boast or walk and wade trips on any of the numerous driftless creeks surrounding the Lanesboro area. These trips are beneficial for brand new beginner's or experts, families and groups. They also offer casting lessons with certified casting instructors.

Full-service Fly Shop

For those seeking a taste of nostalgia, Root River Rod Co. proudly displays their collection of vintage bamboo rods. Crafted with meticulous care and timeless elegance, these rods offer anglers a connection to the rich history of fly fishing while providing a unique and rewarding experience on the Root River.

In addition to their vintage offerings, Root River Rod Co. showcases a wide selection of modern rods, reels, and tackle, representing the latest advancements in fishing technology from brands such as Patagonia, Simms, Reddington and Fishpond. From lightweight graphite rods to precision-engineered reels, these modern innovations empower anglers to tackle the challenges of the water with confidence and ease. They carry a large selection of flies and fly tying materials, and can offer tips and tricks on how to tie flies for when your out on the river.