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Jay’s Curved Shank Carp Fly Tying Video

In this video, Jay ties a curved shank Carp Fly. This fly will ride hook side up and sit on the bottom of the water for hungry carp. Hook: Daiichi 1120 Thread: Danville’s 140D Fire Orange Eyes: Chicone’s Stealth Bead … Continue reading

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Winter Redfishing with Capt Ken

Capt Nate sent me a note about Redfishing on the Gulf Coast. Hey Chris, If you know anyone looking to do the Gulf Coast winter redfish program please let me (or more specifically Capt. Ken Jones) know. I just got … Continue reading

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Winter Steelhead Fly Tying Class with Jay Nicholas – Jan 26th, 2020

Join fly tying guru Jay Nicholas this coming Sunday the 26th of January for a fly tying class. Two classes focussing on steelhead flies are being offered:   Introduction to Tying Steelhead Flies – 8:30-12pm – The morning class will … Continue reading

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San Miguel by Ross Reels

Tim discusses Ross’ iconic San Miguel fly fishing reel. A true classic that’s returned. -Classic San Miguel aesthetic coupled with modern performance updates -Polished, high-gloss black finish -Powerful and smooth carbon / stainless sealed drag system -Canvas micarta handle enhances … Continue reading

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Leaburg Canal to remain down through 2021

Anglers who know how great the lower McKenzie can be in late winter and early spring can rejoice and look forward to an even longer productive spring and summer season. Fish like water and there is no doubt in my … Continue reading

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Join the wild fish movement Friday, January 17, as we take a stand for wild steelhead!

From Native Fish Society Last month, we took a big step forward in our efforts to ensure wild winter steelhead in southwest Oregon are healthy, not overharvested, and remain abundant for all (read the complete update here). But we’re not … Continue reading

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2020 Fly Fishing Film Tour Coming To Eugene Feb 12th, 2020 7pm.

When: February 12th 7pm. Where: Venue 252 Tickets: $18 Purchase at The Caddis Fly Shop, 168 West 6th ave, Eugene, 97401

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January Trout Unlimited Meeting with Jeff Ziller

January Chapter Meeting DATE: Monday, January 13 TIME:6:00 to 8:pm LOCATION: Claim 52 Kitchen, 1203 Willamette St. Eugene Jeff Ziller from ODFW will present a program on some of the recent McKenzie River and Upper Willamette programs at our next … Continue reading

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2020 Beginning Fly Tying Classes 2020

2020 Beginning Fly Tying Classes will be three consecutive Tuesday evenings for two hours beginning January 28th. Classes 5:30-7:30 p.m. Session #1 January 28th, February 4th & 11th. Call the shop 541 342 7005 or email us at caddiseug@yahoo.com to … Continue reading

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20 Incher Jig Fly by Jim Sens

In this video, Jim Sens ties a fun jig nymph known as the 20 Incher. This fly has been a favorite with McKenzie River guides this year and for good reason, it catches lots of fish. Designed to sink fast, … Continue reading

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Creative Deceiver with Popovic’s Jig Head Fly Pattern

In this video Jay ties a Creative Deceiver Fly using Popovic’s Jig Heads. A variation to a classic, go-to pattern, the Deceiver. A great fly with lots of movement and designed to get down fast to the fish. Try it … Continue reading

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Jay’s Winter Steelhead Nymph Fly Tying Video

In this video, Jay ties a Winter Steelhead Nymph. An awesome pattern to try on channeled coastal streams fishing under an indicator or Euro Nymphing. Give this pattern a try! Hook: Gamakatsu Barbless jig size 10 Wire: 0.20 lead free … Continue reading

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The Echo Fly Rod Seasons of Pacific City: Fall

This is the last of three blog posts that feature the Echo fly rods I fish through the seasons here in Pacific City. Fly fishers who know me have long ago realized that I fish rods offered by the likes of Sage, Winston, … Continue reading

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Jay’s Royal Trout Tube Streamer Fly Tying Video

In this video, Jay ties a lively trout tube fly using Pro Sportfisher tubbing and materials called the Royal Trout Tube Streamer Fly. Perfect for trout and summer steelhead, this fly is light and easy to cast and has a … Continue reading

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Last Minute Christmas Gift Video Replays

We posted the videos below a while back but it’s crunch time and just in case you need some last minute ideas, here you go.

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