Category Archives: Classes and Instruction

Vinyl Jig Midge Fly Tying Instructional Video

Hey y’all. I tied this fly up, along with the Golden Stone jig nymph from an earlier video, at the end of July, when we were already experiencing tough, low water conditions that we would normally see at the end … Continue reading

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All things Spey Lines and Sink Tips – George Cook, Erik Johnson, John Hazlett

George Cook, Erik Johnson and John Hazlett have been innovators, instructors and anglers in the world of two handed rods since the beginning of the “Northwest Spey” movement. These guys have thousands of hours on the water testing line matches … Continue reading

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2021 Spey Write-ups from George Cook and Erik Johnson – Sage – RIO – Redington

Our sales reps for Sage, RIO, Redington have given us the latest in Spey line matches for the complete line of rods they represent. This update addresses the new RIO Skagit Max Launch and Skagit Max Power heads, new thoughts … Continue reading

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Clark’s Tying Yarn Twisted Body Salmonfly Fly Tying Instructional Video

In this video, Caddis Fly Shop Outfitters guide Justin Helm ties a very fishy salmonfly dry fly by twisting up a two-toned body made of Clark’s Yarn material. With many different colors now carried at the Caddis Fly Shop, now … Continue reading

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Euro Nymphing Videos from Umpqua Feather Merchants and Devin Olsen

From Umpqua Feather Merchants Three great videos by Euro Nymph Guru Devin Olsen. Euro Nymph Fly Box On the water Euro Nymph Strategies

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Flyfishing Oregon’s Wild & Scenic Rivers – Oregon Wild Webcast

From Oregon Wild Wild rivers and wild fish. Is there anything better? Join Oregon Wild & the Native Fish Society next Wednesday for a discussion on flyfishing Oregon’s Wild & Scenic Rivers and the role protected rivers play in maintaining … Continue reading

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Loon Tailgate Talks: Euro Nymphing Video

Our friend Matt Callies from Loon Outdoors gives an overview on Euro Nymphing tactics, rigs and accessories needed.

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OPST Demo Day – Free Clinic April 9th, 2021

When: April 9th 9am-12 Where: Armitage Park Cost: $0 Limited Space: Call to reserve your spot 541 505 8061 James Millard from Olympic Peninsula Skagit Tactics or OPST as they are known will describe and demonstrate how OPST lines fit … Continue reading

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All Things RIO Spey Lines for 2021 – Skagit, Scandi, and More

To follow up on the rod/line match post shared earlier the following describes design and usage of RIO Spey Lines. I will have one more post from George and Erik regarding all things sink tips. Skagit/ology 4.0 “Generation 4 has … Continue reading

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March Brown Wet Fly Tying Video – March 2021

March Brown Wet Fly tied by Jim Sens Today Jim is tying a fantastic spring wet fly. Imitating a March Brown, this fly can be fished on the swing, in a nymph rig, or underneath a high-floating dry fly. It’s … Continue reading

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Spring 2021 Guide Special on Now through April 15th

Each Spring we are reminded of how fortunate we are to have the Lower McKenzie and Willamette rivers within such close proximity to the Eugene area. When conditions align, there is potential for exceptional trout fishing. Current water conditions and … Continue reading

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2021 Introduction to Fly Fishing Class Schedule

Classes will be held per latest COVID guidelines set by Caddis Fly Shop owners and the CDC. The Caddis Fly shop enters 2021 with a strong focus on COVID protocols. The dates set for the 2021 Introduction to Fly Fishing … Continue reading

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Discussion about Bonefish Flies with Jay Nicholas

In this video, Jay discusses the anatomy of a bonefish fly and the materials used to tie them. If you’re new or thinking about tying bonefish flies this video is a great tutorial. Jay discusses hooks, weights, braids, flash, kip-tail, … Continue reading

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Two methods for tying tails Deceiver Style Streamer Flies

In this video, Jay share’s with us his years of experience tying Deceiver Style Streamer Flies. Here he show’s us two methods for tying this classic fly pattern. Materials Used: Hook: Ahrex Predator Stinger Hook Thread: Veevus GSP 150D Tail: … Continue reading

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San Juan Worm – Beginning Fly Tying Series

In this video, Greg ties a simple San Juan Worm fly pattern with information for beginning tyers. Effective for trout throughout the West, this controversial fly is great for beginning fly tyers to practice their techniques with pinch-wraps and uniformed … Continue reading

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