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Jay’s Steelhead Swing Jig Fly Tying Video

In this video, Jay Ties a Steelhead Swing Jig in Black and Blue. This is a great pattern to swing for Summer and Winter Steelhead. It can be tied using a variety of eyes and hook options. Jay’s Steelhead Swing … Continue reading

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Trout Unlimited applauds Senate passage of Natural Resources Management Act

Trout Unlimited applauds Senate passage of Natural Resources Management Act Package includes two bills that will permanently protect vital salmon and steelhead habitat and fishing opportunities in Oregon From Trout Unlimited (February 12, 2019) COTTAGE GROVE, Ore.–Trout Unlimited and the … Continue reading

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Jay’s Trigger Point Jigged Nymph (Purple Bead) Fly Tying Video

In this video, Jay ties another attractor jigged nymph pattern using a purple tungsten bead and Pheasant Tail. Jay finishes the fly with a dubbing wrap around the Thorax to give it a “trigger point” which fish key in on. … Continue reading

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Casting for Recovery – Northern Oregon Fund Raiser

More info here: Casting for Recovery Northern Oregon

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Reminder – Fly Fishing Film Tour in Eugene – Dinner & a Movie Benefit for Rivers of Recovery

The Fly Fishing Film Tour and Benefit for Rivers of Recovery is a must do for local anglers. Get the spring fishing juices flowing with a series of awe inspiring fishing films at an event that supports a great cause. … Continue reading

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Wild Revival! – Native Fish Society Banquet + Auction April 13th 2019

From the Native Fish Society Wild Revival! Our 23nd annual Homewaters Banquet + Auction is rapidly approaching and we heartily encourage you to join us Saturday, April 13, 2019 for the biggest party for wild fish in the history of … Continue reading

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Golden Stonefly Nymph Fly Tying Video

In this video, Greg ties a Golden Stone Nymph pattern. This is a must-have pattern to use during a Stonefly or Salmonfly hatch. It can be fished on most waters throughout Spring and summer and tied in gold, brown or … Continue reading

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UPSTREAM – An evening with Barry Lopez

Tickets On Sale Now Upstream An Evening with Barry Lopez Writer, Humanitarian, Philosopher April 16th, 7:30pm The Shedd Institute, Eugene Tickets: $15 Adults / $10 Students Join the McKenzie River Trust for a launch event for Horizon, the latest from … Continue reading

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How to tie a WD-40 Fly Tying Video

In this video, Greg ties a WD-40 fly – an effective Mayfly imitation. You can fish it as a dropper behind a nymph and adding a bead helps the fly get down quicker, especially in fast water. Tie the pattern … Continue reading

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“The Town Run” Steelhead Fly Tying Video

In this video, Jim Sens ties a version of The Town Run Fly – a local favorite pattern for Western and Central Oregon. Come on by the shop to purchase other Steelhead flies tied by Jim. Enjoy! Rigging: Hook: Aquaflies … Continue reading

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Jay’s Purple Cast Diamond Brite Jigged Nymph Fly Tying Video

In this video, Jay ties an attractor jigged nymph pattern using a Hareline Slotted Tungsten Bead and Wood Duck Tail. This is a terrific pattern for Euro nymphing and fishing under an indicator. Hook: Gamakatsu J20 jigged nymph size 10-16 … Continue reading

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Fly Fishing Film Tour in Eugene – Dinner & a Movie Benefit for Rivers of Recovery

The Fly Fishing Film Tour and Benefit for Rivers of Recovery is a must do for local anglers. Get the spring fishing juices flowing with a series of awe inspiring fishing films at an event that supports a great cause. … Continue reading

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Greg’s Tiger Midge Fly Tying Video

In this video, Greg ties a jig style Tiger Midge, a long time classic amongst trout fisherman. A huge part of a trout’s diet is midges. In streams and lakes throughout the world, midges are a huge food source for … Continue reading

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Jay’s Partridge Hackle Jigged Nymph Fly Tying Video

In this video, Jay ties a Partridge Hackle Jigged Nymph pattern. This pattern is a great option for all species of trout and can be fished under an indicator or on a Euro setup. Hook: Gamakatsu J20 jigged nymph size … Continue reading

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Trout Unlimited January Chapter Meeting

Our local Trout Unlimited Chapter will hold it’s first meeting for 2019 on January 14th at Claim 52 Kitchen on Willamette Street – 6-8pm. Smith River Updates We are excited to kick off 2019 with Stephanie Messerle, District Fish Biologist … Continue reading

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