Below is our latest press release about the Great Waters Fly Fishing Expo that's next week here at the Schwan Center. The release includes details about the seminars we're conducting and a full list of exhibitors.
Blaine, Minn. (March 12, 2012) – The National Sports Center (NSC) in Blaine will launch its new menu of outdoor-oriented expos by hosting Tom Helgeson’s Great Waters Fly Fishing Expo, March 23-25. This year the Fly Fishing Expo will be held in the Schwan Center and will move into the NSC’s new Sport Expo Center for 2013.
This year marks the second year that the Great Waters Fly Fishing Expo has been held at the NSC, in a partnership with the Tom Helgeson family. The event was started by Helgeson, a Minnesota fly fishing legend. Helgeson published Midwest Fly Fishing Magazine and was a leading conservationist and advocate for clean water and trout habitat preservation. Helgeson died of cancer in November of 2010. His family is dedicated to carrying on the Expo and Tom’s passionate advocacy for fly fishing in the Midwest.