Hex Shop Fly Fishing Outfitters

All things river – Rockford welcomes the Hex Shop

April 12, 2012 // 0 Comments

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Kevin Groothuis, at a fly-tying vise, creates yet another of his signature trout flys. Rockford native Kevin Groothuis (47) has recently opened his second Hex Shop Fly Fishing Outfitters. Both stores are named after the second largest mayfly (Hexagenia) in the United States. For the uninitiated, dramatic hatches of mayflies have become legendary [...]