Category Archives: Classes and Instruction

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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2015 NW FFF Expo – a Great Success!

Be forewarned that I was not attending as a reporter and this will not be anything like a systematic and rational recapitulation of a most excellent event that transpired Friday and Saturday, March 13 & 14, at the 2015 IFFF Expo, in Albany … Continue reading

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Fly Tying Contest to Benefit Leukeumia and Lymphoma Society

The Caddis Fly Angling Shop is proud to announce our 2015 Fly Tying Contest to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Come enter your flies in one, or all of the classes, stop by to see the flies being entered, … Continue reading

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Reminder, December 12 & 13 – Rob Russell and Jay Tying Flies at Shop

Reminder: December 19 & 20, Jay’s at Shop – with Rob Russell on the 20th. Rob Russell will be at the fly bench on Saturday too, and it will be fun to re-connect and pry some great new fly patterns … Continue reading

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December Events with Jay Nicholas at the Caddis Fly Shop

December Events with Jay Nicholas at the Caddis Fly Shop Let’s have some fun and visit and tell some fishing stories.  I’ll plan on doing some fly tying demos and answering questions about everything from dory fishing, tackle for salmon, … 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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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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Free Spey Rod/Line Demo Day, April 27th

The Caddis Fly Shop, Scott, Sage, Rio, Echo and Airflo have teamed up to give you the opportunity to cast a rod/line combo of your choosing. Already have a rod, but don’t know which Scandi head to match it with? … Continue reading

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Intro To Fly Fishing Classes 2014

We have been introducing anglers to basic fly fishing skills for almost 35 years now. Leveraging the teachings of Lefty Kreh, and inspired by the original casting classes held by Les Eichorn, Bob Guard and Mel Krieger this 6 hour … Continue reading

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Caddis Fly Shop Announcements & Anticipation

Last Saturday’s Fly Tying Clinic at the Shop was fun, attended by approximately three-hundred, standing room only persons, all throwing crumpled up twenty dollar bills and shouting more; show the whip finish; show the cement applicator jar; thread the bobbin … Continue reading

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Fly Tying Saturday: hands-on with Jay at the Shop

The weather outside is dreary and wet; good news and bad depending on just how high the rivers get by Saturday.  This is a great time for anyone who isn’t going fishing to dust off their fly tying gear and … Continue reading

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Introduction To Fly Tying Class

Introduction to Fly Tying Class Begins We will be putting on our second class of the Winter season. Class begins Monday, January 27th and will continue to February 24th. 6-8 pm at the Caddis Fly Shop The class takes place … Continue reading

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Beginning Fly Tying Classes

Beginning Fly Tying Classes start on Monday November 18 and will continue for four more Monday nights. Each class will build upon the previous session in complexity of flies tied. You will learn the basic elements of tying, work with … Continue reading

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