Category Archives: Classes and Instruction

2017 NW Fly Tyer Expo March 10 & 11

The 29th annual Northwest Fly Tyer & Fly Fishing Expo will be held March 10th and 11th at the Linn County Expo Center in Albany, Oregon. There are many activities for anyone interested in fly fishing or fly tying. There … Continue reading

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Tube Fly Tutorial on Saturday December 10th

I’ll be at the Caddis Fly Shop on December 10th to present a tutorial on the basic approach to tying traditional style flies on tubes. By traditional flies I’m referring to patterns like the Polar Shrimp, Green Butt Skunk, and … Continue reading

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Oregon Coastal Salmon & Steelhead Presentation Oct 22, 2016.

Is anyone interested in the status of Oregon’s coastal anadromous salmon and steelhead? I bet that plenty of people are not familiar with some basic facts like which species is most abundant, which species is most widely distributed, which species fluctuates … Continue reading

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Casting Demo this Saturday with G.Loomis and Tom Larimer

On Saturday August 13th, Tom Larimer and other G.Loomis representatives will conduct a casting demo at Alton Baker Park from 10am to 12pm. This presentation will focus on the new single and two handed rod introductions from Loomis. The Asquith … Continue reading

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Out-takes from the 2016 Spey Clave

I experienced a great four hours at the 2016 Sandy Spey Clave on Saturday, May 14th.  A mere four hours. So little time and far too many friends to try and catch up with. Knowing that I was at risk of getting … Continue reading

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Spey Demo Update

Approximately 21 brave souls were greeted by George Cook last Saturday for the free Spey Demo day. As you can see from the above pictures, we all enjoyed the best instruction from George Cook and were able to huck away … Continue reading

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Reminder: Sage Spey Demo Day March 5th 9am-12

Please join us at Armitage Park on March 5 from 9-12 for a FREE Sage Spey/switch casting day. Our host for the day is the infamous Sage/Rio Representative George Cook (guy in the pic). George will be in town to … Continue reading

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FREE! Sage Spey Demo Day March 5th 9am-12

Please join us at Armitage Park on March 5 from 9-12 for a FREE Sage Spey/switch casting day. Our host for the day is the infamous Sage/Rio Representative George Cook (guy in the pic). George will be in town to … Continue reading

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Tube Fly Tying Class Jan 30th – Pro Sporfisher’s Bruce Berry – Winter Steelhead Tube Fly Patterns

Bruce Berry of Pro Sporfisher will instruct six fly tiers on the art of tying Winter Steelhead flies on tubes Jan 30th from 1-5pm. Bruce will have all the tubes, weights, cones and more to create flies during the class. … Continue reading

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Saltwater Fly Fishing Class – Feb 6th at Shop

Anyone who is interested in fly fishing the ocean offshore Oregon will find entertainment and education value in this class. This is a three hour class (10 AM – 1 PM) and I’ll be available after the class for follow up … Continue reading

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Umpqua Valley Fly Fishers 7th Annual Fly Fishing and Tying Festival

Free admission on September 12th, 2015 to the family friendly fly tying and fishing festival in Glide Oregon. Umpqua Valley Fly Fishers will host 25 fly tiers from around the Pacific Northwest. Casting instruction and fly fishing presenters will be … Continue reading

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International Fly Fishing Fair on Now in Bend Oregon

Help celebrate the 50 anniversary of the International Federation of Fly Fishers by attending the Fly Fishing Fair in Bend. On now through Saturday August 15th, you can get the entire scoop by checking out their web page here: FLY … Continue reading

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Project Healing Waters – Umpqua & Eugene Programs Need your help!

We at The Caddis Fly and OregonFlyFishingBlog.com strongly support and have worked with Project healing waters in the past. We urge you to help the two local groups below in any way you can. Project Healing Waters is a national … Continue reading

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Spey TV Episode One and Two

George Cook has been instructing Spey Casting in the Pacific Northwest for nearly 20 years. In his new series of videos, “Spey TV” he discusses the specifics of line to rod match and techniques to help you cast and fish … Continue reading

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Sorting Out Sink Tips in the Modern Era

George Cook our Rio Fly Line representative has been a leader in design and explanation of everything spey in the Pacific Northwest for years. If you have ever attended a class or “clave” with George you most likely will remember … Continue reading

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