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McKenzie Dropping into Shape and Nymphing well

The McKenzie River has dropped nearly 4000 cubic feet per second over the last six days and is now in really nice “high water spring shape”.     Nymphing is good right now with stonefly nymphs, wormy patterns, larger jigged … Continue reading

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Jay’s Fire Orange CDL Euro Nymph Fly

In this video, Jay ties a Fire Orange Euro nymph fly using Coq De Leon UV2 Perdigon Fire Tail Feathers and UV2 Diamond Brite Dubbing. Gamakatsu J20 BL Hook Size 12 Hareline Mottled Tactical Tungsten Beads Lead Free Wire .020 … Continue reading

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Report Urges Action on Fish Runs

From BENNETT HALL Corvallis Gazette-Times A national conservation group is highlighting threats to the Willamette River and calling on the federal government to take action to protect imperiled fish runs. The Willamette was one of 10 waterways listed in the … Continue reading

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Patagonia Worn Wear at The Caddis Fly Tomorrow April 17th, 2019

Bring in your leaky waders of any brand, jacket of any brand, pant, shirt, boot you name it and the Patagonia Worn Wear Team will take on the task of fixing it on the spot. We will have the BBQ … Continue reading

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International Fly Fishing Film Festival April 17th at the Wildish Theater Springfield Oregon

IF4™ Sizzle Reel – 2019 from IF4™ on Vimeo. Join us for the International Fly Fishing Film Festival April 17th at the Wildish Theater. The IF4 is a wonderful collection of professionally made fly fishing films from around the globe … Continue reading

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Reminder – Patagonia Worn Wear Mobile Tour – April 17th, 2019

The Patagonia Worn Wear Mobile Tour will be stopping by the Caddis Fly on April 17th. The Worn Wear Team will be available to repair any and all brands of gear from 10am to 4pm on April 17th, 2019. About … Continue reading

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Shasta Dam Raise – Winnemem Wintu Fundraiser Saturday April 13th

Check out this incredible story of the Winnemem Wintu tribes journey to get salmon back to the Mcleod River in Northern California.

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HELP CELEBRATE FRANK AND JEANNE MOORE – The Frank and Jeanne Moore Wild Steelhead Sanctuary

From Uncage the Soul Video Production Frank and Jeanne Moore Bench Installation This handcrafted, custom bench will be built and permanently installed along the edge of Steamboat Creek to celebrate and commemorate the recent successful passage of the public lands … Continue reading

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High Water Photos from the McKenzie River

Above photo taken at Belinger Ramp on the lower McKenzie. Just off Camp Creek Road Another angle at Belinger Deerhorn Bridge Eweb Ramp’s parking lot under water Silver Creek Ramp Blue River Ramp Thanks very much to Mike Reardon for … Continue reading

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Recommended Read: Fishing Through the Apocalypse

We recently got our hands on a copy of Matthew Miller’s new book, Fishing Through the Apocalypse: An Angler’s Adventures in the 21st Century. Miller is Director of Science Communications for The Nature Conservancy and a great writer. The book … Continue reading

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ARTIFISHAL – Film Showing April 25th, 2019

Please join us for a showing of one of the most important fish conservation films ever produced. ARTIFISHAL sheds light on our failings in producing and protecting fish. If you want the truth about hatcheries and hatchery fish this film … Continue reading

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Jay’s Carp It Bomb Fly Tying Video

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March Brown Weather all Week – April 2019

We had a nice day out on the McKenzie/Willamette from Armitage to Christensen Landing yesterday. The Grannom Caddis hatch was in full swing. Although not as heavy as it can be, the warmth of the day saw swarming caddis on … Continue reading

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Get Your Tickets to the Biggest Party for Wild Fish in the Universe!

Get Your Tickets to the Biggest Party for Wild Fish in the Universe! – April 13, 2019 Why should you attend? Well, here are the top five reasons to attend the Native Fish Society Banquet + Auction: 1. Every cent … Continue reading

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Running Oregon’s Wild And Scenic Rogue River In A Classic Way

From Oregon Public Broadcasting -by Ian McCluskey OPB Wooden drift boats are works of art. So why take one down the rocky Rogue River? I have always wanted a time machine. And I’ve been looking for one ever since childhood. … Continue reading

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