Author Archives: Lou Verdugo

Sun Valley 2014

The last day of the trip. We are now in Sun Valley and on the way stopped and checked out Silver Creek. Serenity and peace are not often used words but Silver Creek brings out those words. We saw some … Continue reading

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Cuba is Coming!

Just a friendly reminder to attend our informational meeting on fishing Cuba this Wednesday, October 22, at 7:00pm. Join Matias Gimenez, of Avalon, to hear and see his presentation on fly fishing Cuba. Matias will cover all aspects of this … Continue reading

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Harriman Ranch Fall 2014

It may be Idaho, but if your looking for an example what “big sky” means, check out the Henry’s Fork, Island Park, Idaho. Its just a few miles down the road from West Yellowstone. After casting streamers in Montana and … Continue reading

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The Firehole 2014

Having yet to fish inside the park, on our Montana trip, Ken C. and I headed out to the Firehole River. The one thing we continually did on our trip;    walk 20 minutes and you will enjoy the most scenic … Continue reading

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Montana Fall 2014

Took some time off and headed out to Big Sky Country. So far we have fished Rock Creek, Clark Fork, Beaverhead and the Upper Madison rivers. I now understand why so many anglers come to this great fishery. If the … Continue reading

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East Lake September 2014

It was a quick trip to East Lake over the Labor Day Holiday.   Fall was in the air with a chill but those callibaetis were still hatching!  We tossed thorax callibaetis dries most of the day and were rewarded. Took along … Continue reading

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Gloomis Demo Day Update

Sunny skies greeted a nice turn out for the Caddis Fly Shop Gloomis Demo Day Saturday. An excellent time was had by all and we all learned a bunch about the new Gloomis NRX and Pro 4x rods. Best rod … Continue reading

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Reminder: GLoomis Demo Day: July 26

Just a quick reminder G-Loomis will be at Alton Baker, July 26, 2-5pm, at the ponds. To gain your attendance, our G-Loomis host, Josh Linn has sweeten the opportunities with the following offers: aanyone who buys a rod will have … Continue reading

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GLoomis Demo Day: July 26

Set aside Saturday, July 26, Alton Baker Park, 2-5pm for the Caddis Fly Shop Gloomis Demo Day. We will be hosted by Josh Linn, national flyfishing manager for Gloomis. Josh lives in Oregon and is a renowned two handed authority … Continue reading

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Crane Prairie Fly Fishing Report 2014

With some nice weather coming, it became too much of a lure for one more shot at lake fishing. The lake of choice: Crane Prairie. If you have been fortunate enough to fish Crane, without a doubt, you have had … Continue reading

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Redington Dually Rod Review

The Pacific Northwest continues to be the leader of spey casting and innovation. George Cook has been at the forefront of researching, designing lines, casting, and instruction about spey, switch and fly rods in general. George Cook has taught the … Continue reading

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Return to East Lake 2014

With the weather Gods predicting a gray day with, “showers”, we headed out to East Lake for our last day of our Cascade Lake adventure. We had experienced some good fishing and our expectations were high upon our return. As … Continue reading

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Big Lava Lake 2014

After a good day at East Lake we headed out to Big Lava the following day. One thing about Big Lava, if the fishing is slow, the view surrounding the lake is breath taking. Our fishing was fair at best … Continue reading

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East Lake Report 2014

Mid June, for Cascade Lakes fishing, only means one thing: East Lake! Hopeful for the callibaetis hatch we headed out and launched mid morning. We were not surprised. Like clockwork, the callibaetis were flying around at the ramp and continued … Continue reading

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ODFW CMP Plan Update

By now the state media has spread the word the ODFW Coastal Multi-Species Conservation and Management Plan (CMP) was approved. However, what was not in most press releases: The harvesting of winter steelhead in the Umpqua Basin was REMOVED from … Continue reading

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