Author Archives: Oregon Fly Fishing Blog

Caddis Fly Shop Holiday Gift Guide 2020

Caddis Fly Shop have all the gifts for the fly fisher in your life including new products from Fishpond, Hareline Dubbing, Scott Rods, Scientific Angler, Echo Fly Fishing, RIO, ABEL, and much more… Abel SDF Fly Reels Scott Centric Fly … Continue reading

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Army Corps Denies Pebble Permit

From the Wild Salmon Center – Nov 25, 2020 Author: Oakley Brooks The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers rejected the Pebble Limited Partnership’s permit for a mine in Bristol Bay, Alaska. The Army Corps today denied Pebble Mine a key … Continue reading

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October Caddis Pupa Nymph Fly Pattern Fly Tying Video – Alex Worth 2020

In this video, Alex Worth ties an effective and beautiful caddis nymph using new Daiichi 1920 colored nymph hooks. Incorporating simple materials into dubbing loops giving the fly “life-like” movement and durability, Alex explains the reasoning for his techniques and … Continue reading

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Reminder Raffle Tickets Still Available – Wild Steelhead Art Raffle to Fuel Wild Steelhead Conservation

Reminder – Raffle Tickets Still Available I have included images of the consolation prize of a dozen beautifully tied Steelhead Flies. Is your living room or fly tying room in need of some sprucing up? If so, this beautiful wild … Continue reading

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City Club of Eugene – Fire on the River – McKenzie River Holiday Farm Fire Discussion

Joe Moll from the McKenzie River Trust, Gordon Grant Research hydrologist for the U.S Forest Service, and Jared Pruch Director of Community Impact at United Way of Lane County discuss and assess the recent fire on the Mckenzie River.

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Thank Oregon and California State Governors, Congressional and Tribal Leaders

From Native Fish Society Tuesday, November 17, 2020 will go down in the wild fish history books. A historic Memorandum of Agreement between the states of Oregon and California, Pacific Corps, Yurok and Karuk tribes and Klamath River Renewal Corporation … Continue reading

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Historic deal revives plan for largest US dam demolition

From AP News By GILLIAN FLACCUS November 17, 2020 PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An agreement announced Tuesday paves the way for the largest dam demolition in U.S. history, a project that promises to reopen hundreds of miles of waterway along … Continue reading

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Discussion about Bonefish Flies with Jay Nicholas

In this video, Jay discusses the anatomy of a bonefish fly and the materials used to tie them. If you’re new or thinking about tying bonefish flies this video is a great tutorial. Jay discusses hooks, weights, braids, flash, kip-tail, … Continue reading

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Sen’s Slump Buster Fly Pattern – Jim Sens 2020

In this video, Jim Sens ties his version of John Barr’s Slump Buster. Using just a few materials these flies can be tied in a variety of colors, sizes, and weights. Jim creates a collar using a dubbing loop instead … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning Fish Conservation Reading – Nov 15th, 2020

Here are some great articles about conservation efforts moving the needle towards more fish in our waters. From The News Review -GILLIAN FLACCUS The Associated Press Fishing, environmental groups sue over Umpqua River dam WINCHESTER — A coalition of environmental … Continue reading

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Wild Steelhead Art Raffle to Fuel Wild Steelhead Conservation

Is your living room or fly tying room in need of some sprucing up? If so, this beautiful wild steelhead pencil illustration might be just what you need. Plus all proceeds from the raffle of Paul Vecsei’s gorgeous wild steelhead … Continue reading

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Opinion: Northwest states’ action on Columbia Basin salmon offer a needed lifeline

From Oregonlive.com By Guest Columnist Lucinda George Simpson and Giulia Good Stefani Simpson is a descendant of the Chief Joseph Wallowa band of Nimiipuu (or Nez Perce) and a youth group leader on the Nez Perce Reservation in Lapwai, ID. … Continue reading

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Wild & Scenic Film Festival – Hosted by McKenzie River Trust

Wild & Scenic Film Festival On Tour from Eugene Join the Upper Willamette Stewardship Network for an evening of short films showcasing our earth’s natural wonders and the amazing stories of those working in conservation, streamed virtually in HD to … Continue reading

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Postcards from Oregon’s Steelhead Rivers Fall 2020

Each fall, Greg and his best friend Rob chase steelhead for two weeks around Oregon swinging flies. Here they are checking in after a week of fishing…. So far 7 for 9 caught…..Vamos!!!

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DRIFT BOAT FOR A BENJAMIN – NATIVE FISH RAFFLE

From Native Fish Society Win a Rogue Drift Boat from Ray’s River Dories & help the Deschutes River That’s right, a brand new Ray’s River Dories Rogue drift boat, complete with a Baker Trailer and a pair of Sawyer Lite … Continue reading

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