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October 2019 Bolivia Fly Fishing Trip

We had a great trip this October at Pluma Lodge. We booked our trip with Fly Water Travel and Untamed Angling. The jungle experience aspect of this trip is absolutely mind blowing. Spending time with the Tsimane and excellent guides … Continue reading

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New Hareline Premium Hungarian Partridge Feather Packs

New Premium Hungarian Partridge Feather Packs from Hareline are quality, hand selected, premium feathers from the neck and back which make great wings, legs, tails, and wing-cases for your nymphs and wet-flies. These packs are loaded with a healthy quantity … Continue reading

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Video: Fly Fishing for Murray Cod in the Australian Outback with Jeremy Wade

From the Discovery Channel: Jeremy Wade “Dark Waters” Series.

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HELP BE A VOICE FOR THE DESCHUTES RIVER TODAY!

From 30/30 For the Deschutes The Deschutes River Basin Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP) is currently being reviewed by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, and without input from community members like you, this HCP won’t adequately increase streamflows to levels … Continue reading

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BH Bling Brush Rabbit Strip Fly – Jay Nicholas

In this video, Jay Nicholas ties a simple leech fly using new Bling Rabbit Strips and Just Add H2O’s Sculpting Flash Brush. Used for anything that swims this fly could be tied in a variation of colors, sizes, weights, etc. … Continue reading

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Local Trout Unlimited ” The Redsides” News and Notes

Volunteer Day with McKenzie River Trust November Volunteer Planting Day at Green Island Sunday, November 17th, 10:00-2:00 The Redsides, and our new Five Rivers Chapter at U of O are partnering with the McKenzie River Trust to host a planting … Continue reading

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Call to Action: Nominate your favorite piece of water for Wild and Scenic Designation

Oregon Senator Ron Wyden is a man on a mission. It’s a mission that should put a smile on the face of many readers of OFFB and all who care about protecting Oregon’s rivers and fisheries. In meetings, townhalls, and … Continue reading

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To the Salmon, with hope …..

We find ourselves living in a time when there are legitimate questions regarding the salmon’s future in a world where climate and oceans seem to be acting in ways unlike they have in at least the last few thousand years. … Continue reading

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Nate’s Great Lakes Update

Many of you will remember Nate Stansberry. Nate worked at the shop and did a ton of fishing around the Pacific Northwest. Nate returned to his Great Lakes roots in 2010 and he has been fishing his brains out since. … Continue reading

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Olive Soft Hackle Fly with New Hareline Hen Capes – Jay Nicholas

In this video, fly tier and author Jay Nicholas ties a simple Olive Soft Hackle using new hen capes from Hareline. In a variety of colors, each pack contain serval feathers for soft hackles, wings, nymph backs, etc. Many new … Continue reading

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Artifishal Digital Release – Save the Date!

From Patagonia OCT 18, 2019 — On Wednesday, October 30 we will be releasing our feature film, Artifishal, for free!! Artifishal is a film about people, rivers, and the fight for the future of wild fish and the environment that … Continue reading

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Guiding the Sierra – Fall 2019

This summer I returned home for a few weeks of guiding in the Sierra.  Here are some pics to enjoy. For information contact: Yosemite-outfitters.com Tight Lines, Greg Nespor – Caddis Fly Shop and  (Lead Guide/Yosemite Outfitters)

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LINE MANAGEMENT – Scientific Anglers Line Care Discussion

From Scientific Anglers Blog Usually when we discuss line management in fly fishing terms, we refer to line control on the water and handling line while wading or in a boat. Today, we are going to look at line management … Continue reading

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Lower McKenzie and Willamette Fishing Well Late October 2019

My final day of guiding locally for 2019 was a memorable one. Good friend Pat Banks and I put my Ambush raft in at Armitage Park around 11am yesterday. Soupy fog enveloped the river and most the the Willamette Valley. … Continue reading

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Fly Fishing in Columbia

Our friend Jon Covich is leading a trip to Columbia this coming May. Check out the info below. The trip looks awesome! Reach out to Jon at jcovich@mindspring.com for more info. From Mangroves and Mojitos – Jon Covich I know…..I … Continue reading

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