Category Archives: Classes and Instruction

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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Reminder Echo and Airflo Demo Day

Please plan to join Eric Neufeld, our Echo/Airflo factory representative, on Saturday May 4, from 1:00-4:00pm at Alton Baker Park. Eric will have on hand most of the latest rods from Echo Rods. Eric will also be bringing the newest … Continue reading

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Greg Senyo: Steelhead Alley Outfitters Owner, Fly Tyer, Guide and Instructor Coming to Town

Greg Senyo of Steelhead Alley Outfitters and Lake Erie Steelhead fame  will be in the Willamette Valley for the Northwest Fly Tyers Expo as well as tying demos and classes at The Caddis Fly in Eugene. Greg is slated to … Continue reading

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NW Expo Fly Tying & Fishing Update

The time is fast approaching for the 25th anniversary of the NW Fly Fishing & Fly Tying Expo! Have you always dreamed of owning a fine handcrafted bamboo fly fishing rod with a Hardy Reel? To celebrate the 25th Anniversary … Continue reading

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Lower Umpqua Flycasters Fly Fishing Expo Feb 23 in Reedsport

The 2013 Lower Umpqua Flycasters‘ Fly Fishing Expo will be held on February 23 at the Reedsport High School. Come to this FREE one day event to learn from some of the Pacific Northwest best fly tyers or get casting … Continue reading

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2013 NW Fly Tyer and Fly Fishing Expo

The 2013 Northwest Fly Tyer and Fly Fishing Expo is scheduled for March 8th and 9th at the Linn County Expo Center in Albany, Oregon. A vision conceived by the Oregon Council of Federation of Fly Fishers (OCFFF) 25 years … Continue reading

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Saturday Fly Tying X 2. Clinic with Jay Nicholas plus Adrian Cortes

Jay Nicholas will set up his vise at the Caddis Fly this Saturday, January 26th, from 9 AM until Noon, and will be offering technical tips and mentoring to anyone who drops by the Shop. Jay will be working at … Continue reading

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“Fundamental Nymph Fishing” Free Clinic with Skip Morris this Saturday 10am

Fundamental Nymph Fishing Clinic to be held at the shop 10am this Saturday the 19th of January. An instructional presentation on how to fish artificial nymphs in rivers and creeks–the standard, versatile, deadly indicator method. Explains the techniques, the rigs … Continue reading

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Fly Tying Events Reminder

We still have room in Skip Morris’s Tying Nymphs Class this coming Friday see details below. Skip Morris, author of FLY TYING MADE CLEAR AND SIMPLE, THE ART OF TYING THE NYMPH, TROUT FLIES FOR RIVERS, and WESTERN RIVER HATCHES, … Continue reading

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TIE NYMPHS WITH SKIP MORRIS–A HANDS-ON WORKSHOP Friday, January 18

Get a jump on Spring Fly Tying with this Workshop offered by Skip Morris and The Caddis Fly. Skip Morris, author of FLY TYING MADE CLEAR AND SIMPLE, THE ART OF TYING THE NYMPH, TROUT FLIES FOR RIVERS, and WESTERN … Continue reading

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George Cook tonight at the shop, 6-8pm on Spey Lines

March 2, 2012, 6-8 PM, Join us in the shop (FREE!), to hear George Cook, Sage and Rio representative, as he lectures us on the finer aspects of, as he puts it “Sorting out Spey Lines in the Modern Era.” … Continue reading

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Spey Class Coming!

On the water March 3, 2012 – The Caddis Fly Angling Shop will host an all day Spey Class on the McKenzie River with George Cook and Jon Hazlett. The class will cover; Single Spey, Snap T, Snap Z, Wombat, … Continue reading

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