Category Archives: Fly Fishing Contests

Echo Gecko Contest Winner and Video

Rick Allen has won the Echo Gecko biggest fish contest with his Summer Steelhead entry. Thanks very much for participating Rick, and thanks for the video showing how much of a bend you can put in a Gecko Rod. Enjoy … Continue reading

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Echo Gecko Contest Entry

Long time customer and friend of the Caddis fly, Rick Allen sent in his Echo Gecko Contest entry. Three years ago I walked into the Caddis fly shop and bought my 3 year old son James the 4 wt Echo … Continue reading

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Echo Gecko Biggest Fish Contest

Sponsored by Caddisflyshop.com and Rajeff Sports the “Echo Gecko Biggest Fish Contest” rewards the angler who documents the largest fish caught on an Echo Gecko fly rod between now and September 1st. Carp, Cuda, Dorado, Steelhead you name it, if … Continue reading

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Mckenzie River Two Fly Tournament: Approaching Fast, Very Limited Seating Available

The fourth annual Mckenzie River Two Fly Tournament will be held this coming weekend, September 23th and 24th which can only mean that very soon conservation minded anglers will compete for both bragging rights and sweet prizes, having a great … Continue reading

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McKenzie River Scavenger Hunt: Find Chucky and Win a Prize!

A couple of weeks back, I was guiding a single angler on a section of the lower McKenzie that I hadn’t run since the previous high water event. The day before had been relatively slow: the river had been high … Continue reading

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Third Annual McKenzie River Two-Fly Tournament 9/25

The Caddis Fly Angling Shop presents the Third Annual McKenzie River Two-Fly Tournament, September 24-25. Teams of two anglers will compete for thousands of dollars in prizes, fishing from McKenzie Drift boats rowed by expert guides. This fun competition restricts … Continue reading

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Green McKenzie Caddis Contest ends May 15th

Our latest Hareline Fly Tying contest wraps up on May 15th. Check out some of the entries thus far. For more details on the contest and prizes click here.

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Hareline Fly Tying Contest: Green McKenzie Caddis

We are excited to announce another Hareline Dubbin fly tying contest! This time the pattern is the Green McKenzie Caddis. Send us your best Arctopsyche grandis imitation and you’ll have a chance to win some great prizes. Dries, nymphs or … Continue reading

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Hareline Unibobber Fly Tying Contest Winners Unveiled

Our latest Hareline Fly Tying Contest, “Unibobber Patterns” has wrapped up. First Prize goes to: Bill Reinhardt Bill’s Lucky Bob Hook: 900BL size 10 Thread: 8/0 Uni-Thread Gray Tail: Moose Mane Body: Peacock Herl Post: Unibobber Hackle: Grizzly Second Prize … Continue reading

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Extending the deadline — Movies due for Oregon Film Fest 12/31

Just a heads up to anybody out there with fly fishing film-making skills — or even if you don’t! There’s still time to sign up for the Oregon Fly Fishing Film Festival. The contest was announced back in June. The … Continue reading

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Winners of the Hareline Dubbin October Caddis fly tying contest

We’re happy to announce the winners of the Hareline Dubbin October Caddis fly tying contest. Winners were anonymously selected by Bob Borden and Marcos Vergara of Hareline Dubbin. Check out the rules here. 1st prize October Caribou Caddis from Mike … Continue reading

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McKenzie River Two-Fly Tournament 2009: Team Carr and Ex-Officio clean up

Yesterday the Caddis Fly and Trout Unlimited Chapter 678 hosted the second annual 2009 McKenzie River Two-Fly Tournament. This year we had nine boats and 18 anglers, competing for high end gear from Sage and Rio, a guided trip with … Continue reading

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October Caddis Fly Tying Contest Entries

Two weeks remain to get your October Caddis pattern entered. Hareline Dubbin is sponsoring the contest and we have had some excellent bugs mailed in and dropped off. The October Caddis emergence is occurring on our local waters. Currently there seem … Continue reading

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October Caddis Patterns: fly tying contest from Hareline Dubbin

Following on the heels of our 2009 Summer Steelhead fly tying contest, Hareline Dubbin is sponsoring another great fly tying event with a new category: October Caddis, Limnephilidae Dicosmoecoes. According to Gary LaFontaine, “The question for fly fishermen seeking big … Continue reading

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Fly Tying Contest Winners Announced

Thanks to everyone who participated in our Summer Steelhead Fly Tying Contest. The top three patterns are listed below. First prize received the entire color spectrum of Krystal Flash, second prize is a Marc Petijean Magic Tool Set, and third … Continue reading

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