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Tony Torrence’s Purple Rooster Fly Tying Video

In this video, Tony ties a Purple Rooster fly pattern. This is a great attractor dry fly pattern to try on your local waters throughout the season. Enjoy! Thread: Black 10/0 Veevus Hook: TMC 100, sizes 10-18 Tail: Ringneck Pheasant … Continue reading

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Grizzly Soft Hackle Marabou Patches Review

In this video, Jay reviews Grizzly Soft Hackle Marabou Patches. Enjoy!

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Cuba Fly Fishing February 2020

Our good friend Jon Covich has a great opportunity for anglers to visit Cuba this coming February. Jon is super experienced in traveling to Cuba and his expertise will help you navigate the proper paperwork to travel to and fish … Continue reading

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Chicone’s Stealth Chain Bead Eyes Review

In this video, Jay reviews Chicone’s Stealth Chain Bead Eyes.

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Native Fish Society – Babine for a Benjamin

You could spend a week steelhead fishing the Babine River for only $100! The one and only Babine Steelhead Lodge have generously donated a week of steelhead fishing on the Babine River for 1 angler to support the Native Fish … Continue reading

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McKenzie Pass Alpine Lakes July 2019

Looking at a map of the Mt. Washington Wilderness Area you’ll notice a bunch of different lakes connected by lots of trails including the PCT, a trail that use to pass by my front door. I worked along this trial … Continue reading

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Davis Lake Report Late June 2019

Cash and I headed up to Davis Lake this past weekend. We camped at East Davis campground and launched my drift boat from there. Fishing was best from 8-2pm. We were able to chase rising fish outside the Odell Creek … Continue reading

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Lower South Fork McKenzie River Floodplain Enhancement Project – Phase II

Phase II of the Lower South Fork McKenzie River Floodplain Enhancement Project is underway. The Project will enhance habitat conditions within a 0.6-mile section of the South Fork McKenzie River and restore the connection to over 20 acres of floodplain. … Continue reading

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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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