Category Archives: Fly Fishing Travel

Colombia Peacock Bass Trip Report – March 2021

Cash and I joined Jon Covich of Flywater Travel and three other anglers for a Peacock Bass adventure in remote eastern Colombia. Flywater Travel handled our booking with Afloat Tours. Our trip was fantastic. Filled with new discoveries and exciting … 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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“LIFE” ON A TIN CAN – Fishing on the USS KIDD

The fishing, the camaraderie, the adventurous voyages . . . ! We often kid ourselves – sailors – that our ships are “Tin Cans,” floating about on King Neptune’s Domain, at His Whim. Long time customer Lou Olton share this … Continue reading

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Because Our Words Matter – Sexual Violence and the Fly Fishing Industry

I’m sitting here at my keyboard, paralyzed. My hands trembling. Heart pounding. Squinting at the monitor through tears. I’ve written hundreds of posts for the Oregon Fly Fishing Blog, but this is the highest stakes article I’ve ever had the … Continue reading

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Spend a week on the Babine for just $100! – Benefit Native Fish Society

British Columbia’s Babine River is the hallowed homewaters of some of the largest wild steelhead swimming on the planet. Don’t miss this week-long dream trip, including guided fishing with some of the best guides around, delicious home-cooked meals, and tranquil … Continue reading

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Peacock Bass Trip Jan 2022 – Caddis Fly Hosted Trip Jan 9-16, 2022

I have been hesitant to promote any sort of travel throughout the pandemic. The fly fishing travel business, like so much of the worlds travel, has been putting out more fires than filling spots for fishing trips over the past … Continue reading

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Alberta’s Blue Ribbon Trout Waters Need Your Help

Many reader are familiar with the Oldman, Livingstone, Highwood and Bow rivers. We thought sharing the current conservation issues in this region was important. Below you will find some of the key information regarding the battle to protect some of … Continue reading

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Kendjam – Heart of the Amazon by Todd Moen – Amazon Fly Fishing

Another fantastic film from Todd Moen and Catch Magazine is now available on Youtube. Todd makes the best films in the fly fishing industry hands down and Kendjam is another example. If you don’t subscribe to Catch Magazine you can … 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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Postcards from Oregon’s Steelhead Rivers Fall 2020

Each fall, Greg and his best friend Rob chase steelhead for two weeks around Oregon swinging flies. Here they are checking in after a week of fishing…. So far 7 for 9 caught…..Vamos!!!

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Muskies in the North Country

Hey everybody, hope you’re all well. Matt here checking in. It’s been a while, but you’ve all been in my thoughts these past weeks. Thinking about the lives disrupted, the river valleys burned, all the loss and I’m so sorry … Continue reading

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Forgive me Father for I have sinned (again)

I had to share this epic tale from my kiwi pal Nick Johnson. Nick guided for Cedar Lodge the six seasons we owned it and we have always enjoyed his colorful commentaries. While the September “canal” fishery in NZ’s central … Continue reading

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Flathead Valley/Glacier National Park 2020

End of Summer road trip with our close friends had us leaving Eugene the first weekend of September to explore the Rockies. None of us had been to Northern Montana so plenty of homework and contacting a local friend led … Continue reading

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Celebrate Father’s Day with Catch Magazine!

Celebrate Father’s Day with Catch Magazine! Issue #65 has three Oregon features including Jay Nicholas and a fun video on the McKenzie! Give the Instant Gift of Fly Fishing on Father’s Day! Got dad anything special yet? Give a him … Continue reading

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Social Distancing and Fly Fishing

A Friend Shared this article with me from the New York Times. Enjoy! My Isolation Breaking Point I can’t wait for social distancing to end, so I can be alone again. By Matt Labash Mr. Labash is the author of … Continue reading

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