Author Archives: Oregon Fly Fishing Blog

High Water but Good Fishing on Local Waters

The McKenzie and Willamette Rivers are looking great for water this year. Although wading can be challenging (be careful out there) fishing has been quite good for those who have ventured out into the high and green flows of our … Continue reading

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The Story Behind The SAGE X Fly Rod

If you haven’t cast one of the new SAGE X rods we invite you to come down to the shop and give one a try. We think they are the best fly rods SAGE has ever designed! Sage X from … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning May 20th – Modern Nymphing: European Inspired Techniques

Devin Olsen of Tactical Fly Fisher will be at The Caddis Fly Shop May 20th at 10am for a presentation of Modern European Nymphing. Devin and his team at Tactical Fly Fisher are the guru’s when it comes to European … Continue reading

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Contact State Legislature on Suction Dredge Mining Reform

From the Native Fish Society: Last week, the House Energy and Environment Committee in the Oregon State Legislature passed the Suction Dredge Mining Reform Bill (SB 3 – A) out of committee. Now, this bill will move onto the floor … Continue reading

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Who We Are Series Post 8: Tyler Stein

This series of posts is meant to introduce all of you terrific tiers and cool customers to our small, but fantastic team of anglers here at The Caddis Fly Angling Shop. Each employee answered a number of questions about their fishing expertise, … Continue reading

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Tying a Sardina with Guy Allen and Jay Nicholas

My friend Guy Allen is getting ready to depart (or may have departed already) on his annual trip to Baja and is planning on fishing this pattern. I invited Guy to join me recently and he kindly showed me how … Continue reading

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Reminder -TYING AND FISHING FLIES FOR TROUT LAKES—a fly-tying clinic with Skip Morris

We still have a few spots available for our Skip Morris clinic, give us a ring early this week to reserve a spot. Time -May 19th, 2017 5:30pm Location – The Caddis Fly Angling Shop – 168 West 6th ave, … Continue reading

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What to Get Mom for Mother’s Day: A Bouquet of Flies

Mother’s Day is a day to spend thanking Mom for all she does, and what better way to thank her than a lovely bouquet? But how do we mix up the bouquet of flowers trend to make it as special as … Continue reading

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Flyman Fishing Co. Fly Tying Contest

Flymen Fishing Company is calling all fly tyers to enter their online fly tying contest for a chance to win prizes including a handmade Thomas & Thomas fly rod. Fly tyers enter by tying a fly that integrates Flymen’s new Fish-Skull Faux Bucktail in … Continue reading

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Who We Are Series Post 7: Maddy Bell

This series of posts is meant to introduce all of you terrific tiers and cool customers to our small, but fantastic team of anglers here at The Caddis Fly Angling Shop. Each employee answered a number of questions about their fishing expertise, … Continue reading

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Presentation – Modern Nymphing: European Inspired Techniques

Devin Olsen of Tactical Fly Fisher will be at The Caddis Fly Shop May 20th at 10am for a presentation of Modern European Nymphing. Devin and his team at Tactical Fly Fisher are the guru’s when it comes to European … Continue reading

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McKenzie River Remains High – Fishing is Good

The McKenzie has dropped into a high but very “fishable” level. Fishing has been very good. A variety of high water spring tactics are working to catch fish. Nymphing with Mega Prince, and other heavy stonefly nymph patterns has been … Continue reading

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Reminder -The Tug is the Drug: Reading and Music with Chris Santella May 3rd 5pm

Please join us for an evening of fun with our favorite fly fishing author. Chris Santella will be at The Caddis Fly on May 3rd from 5pm. Stop on by and say hello, bring a book to have him sign, … Continue reading

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TU Meeting May 1st: Floodplain Restoration at the Willamette Confluence & Mt. Pisgah

Presentation: Chris Orsinger, Executive Director of Friends of Buford Park & Mt. Pisgah, will provide a compelling overview of the major floodplain restoration effort in the Mt. Pisgah area at the confluence of the Coast & Middle Forks of the … Continue reading

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The Tug is the Drug: Reading and Music with Chris Santella May 3rd 5pm

Please join us for an evening of fun with our favorite fly fishing author. Chris Santella will be at The Caddis Fly on May 3rd from 5pm. Stop on by and say hello, bring a book to have him sign, … Continue reading

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