St. Croix Rod invites all anglers to join one another in celebration of fishing at its 2022 Customer Appreciation Day event, scheduled for Saturday, June 18 at the St. Croix Factory in Park Falls, Wisconsin. In addition to opportunities to learn about the rod-building process, casting classes, free food, ample prize drawings, special deals on St. Croix Rods and Apparel and other items, and free concerts, the unique event also include free fishing seminars from some of the best anglers in the business.

Anglers who cannot attend Customer Appreciation Day seminars in person can participate in these fishing seminars on Facebook Live. All listed times are Central for these free, June 18 seminars.

Bass on a Budget – Dan Johnston

St. Croix National Sales Manager, Dan Johnston, dives into the practical aspects of bass fishing – beyond what you see on TV.

LIVE IN PERSON – 8:15 AM to 9:00 AM at Customer Appreciation Day

LIVE ONLINE – 9:15 AM – 9:45 AM on Facebook Live

Start Catching early This Season – Dan Gropengiser

Kickstart your trophy season early this year with tips from one of Northern Wisconsin’s top musky guides.

LIVE IN PERSON – 9:15 AM to 10:00 AM at Customer Appreciation Day

LIVE ONLINE – 8:00 AM – 8:30 AM on Facebook Live

Wisconsin Stream Trout Angling with a Spinning Rod – Blake Tollefson

Why don’t more anglers fish for trout? Avid Wisconsin angler and fishing promoter, Blake Tollefson, demystifies stream trout angling.

LIVE IN PERSON – 10:15 AM to 11:00 AM at Customer Appreciation Day

LIVE ONLINE – 12:15 PM – 12:45 PM on Facebook Live

Think Outside the Bucket – Brian “Bro” Brosdahl

Live bait is a great way to catch walleyes, but is it always the best way? Minnesota fishing guide, Brian “Bro” Brosdahl says no. Hear about Bro’s hard and soft bait strategies and when and why they work.

LIVE IN PERSON – 11:15 AM to Noon at Customer Appreciation Day

LIVE ONLINE – 1:15 PM – 1:45 PM on Facebook Live

River Musky Fishing – Jeremy Smith

Muskies are abundant and often less pressured in numerous rivers and streams throughout their range. Learn how to tackle these “backdoor fisheries” from expert musky angler, Jeremy Smith of Lindner Media.

LIVE IN PERSON – 12:15 PM to 1:00 PM at Customer Appreciation Day

LIVE ONLINE – 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM on Facebook Live

Electronics: Back to Basics – James Lindner

Today’s fishing electronics are incredibly powerful tools offering multiple sonar channels that let us see the underwater environment in different ways, but what are we actually looking for? Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Famer, James Lindner of Lindner Media offers a back-to-basics approach that will help all anglers better utilize their electronics to catch more fish.

LIVE IN PERSON – 1:00 PM to 1:45 PM at Customer Appreciation Day

LIVE ONLINE – 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM on Facebook Live


Anglers can learn more and stay up to date with St. Croix’s 2022 Customer Appreciation Day event by following St. Croix on Facebook and Instagram, or by checking back regularly at