Author Archives: Oregon Fly Fishing Blog

Fly Fusion Cast Like a Pro Series: #10 Flaws and Fixes

Fly Fusion Field Editor Jeff Wagner and fly-fishing icon Bruce Richards cover various topics in this informative fly-casting series that is packed full of cast-changing tips. In this Episode Bruce Richards discusses diagnosing fly casting flaws and tips on correcting … Continue reading

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Greg’s Possie Bugger Fly Tying Video

In this video, Greg ties his version of a Possie Bugger Nymph. A terrific pattern for local waters here around the Eugene area. Fish this nymph for trout under a Chubby Chernobyl, a strike indicator etc.. Enjoy! Hook: Tiemco 5262 … Continue reading

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Jay’s Glass Bead Bugger Fly Tying Video

In this video, Jay ties a Glass Bead Bugger. This is a great fly pattern for both trout and Carp species. Give this pattern a try next time you hit the water. Hook: TMC 3761 size 10 Bead: Orange Glass … Continue reading

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Gold Lake Report June 2019

I made a day trip up to Gold this past week. The weather was great and the fish were active. Fish were rising most of the day to tiny mayflies. While I never cracked the code for the surface feeders, … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day – Orvis Fly Fishing Video

Check out this nice film from Orvis. Happy Father’s Day to all! Don’t wait until your pals can’t fish with you, take your kids out now.

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Hosmer Lake June 2019

Decided to drive up to the Cascade Lake’s area Monday after work to get in some dry-fly action and to escape the valley heat with the family. The scenery is some of my favorite in the state and the wildflowers … Continue reading

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Shadow X European Nymphing Rods by Echo

Echo’s new Shadow X European Nymphing Rods are perhaps the best euro-nymph rods on the market today. An extremely sensitive tip to feel the slightest takes and a handle that’s comfortable throughout the day for those high-sticks and reaches. Light … Continue reading

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Outcast Sporting Gear’s Frameless Ambush Raft Review

As a long time drift boat owner, I am hesitant to mention the occasions when I ride in or fish from a raft. There have been exceptions of course: the Watermaster Kodiak and the Stream Tech series of rafts come to mind. … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Gift Ideas For the Fly Fisher Video

Gift Ideas for the Father who Fly Fishes can be viewed at the following links: Howler Brothers Sunset Scout Shirt Howler Brothers Aransas Short Sleeve Howler Brothers Ranchero Polo Caddis Fly Hats Sage Spectrum Reels in Copper/Moscow Mule Patagonia Boots … Continue reading

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McKenzie and Willamette Fishing Reports early June 2019

The McKenzie River remains high, significant reservoir releases and a good snow pack have combined to create a “big water” year. Water temperatures remain lower than ideal and hatches have not what you might call intense of late. We are … Continue reading

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Fly Fishing Destinations: JURASSIC LAKE LODGE, ARGENTINA

Overview- From Fly Water Travel Possibly the most prolific trophy Rainbow Trout fishery on the planet. Description If we were put on the spot and asked specifically where the most prolific 100 yards of trophy trout water in the world … Continue reading

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Jay’s CDC McKenzie Green Caddis Fly

In this video, Jay ties what he describes as a “hunting” type of dry fly, The CDC McKenzie Caddis. In May or June as people await the famous stone fly hatches of Oregon known as the “salmon fly hatch” another … Continue reading

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Tony Torrence’s Chubby Adams Fly Tying Video

In this video, Tony ties a Chubby Adams fly. This is a terrific pattern to try when trout fishing picks up this Spring on local rivers here in Oregon. Thread: Black 10/0 Veevus Hook: TMC 100, sizes 8-14 Tail: Moose … Continue reading

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Jay’s Iron Blue Quill Nymph Fly Tying Video

In this video, Jay ties an Iron Blue Quill Nymph. A terrific pattern for Euro Nymphing. Hook: Barbless Gamakatsu Jigged Hook 16 Thread: Veevus 6/0 Gray Tail: Hareline Coq De Leon Body: Tapered Synthetic Quill Collar: Ice Dub Pale Green

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Memorial Weekend Middle Deschutes Fishing Report

Happy Memorial Day to our veterans and friends from The Caddis Fly Shop.  We hope you had an opportunity to get out and fish this weekend despite the rainy weather. The Middle Deschutes saw some pressure this weekend, but fished … Continue reading

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