Category Archives: Oregon fly fishing links

Emergency fishing closures in Deschutes, other mid-Columbia tributaries begin Sept. 1 due to low steelhead returns

ODFW Press Release August 27, 2021 SALEM, Ore.—In response to extremely low returns to date of Columbia Basin upriver summer steelhead, ODFW is adopting additional emergency rules to increase protections for wild summer steelhead in certain Oregon Columbia River tributaries. … Continue reading

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Long-term closure on four-mile section of McKenzie River Trail from Knoll Fire

From the USFS- August 19,2021 McKenzie Bridge, Ore., Aug. 19, 2021 — The Knoll Fire on the McKenzie River Ranger District has transitioned back to the local unit. The 544-acre lightning-caused Knoll Fire is located seven miles northeast of McKenzie … 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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Win a fishing trip to the Babine Steelhead Lodge for $100!

Question: What do you get when you have one generous donor and two local Oregon organizations working together? Answer: A match made in heaven and an opportunity to revive the Lower Deschutes River! An anonymous donor – a supporter of … 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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Golden Stone Jig Nymph Fly Tying Instructional Video

In this video, Alex Worth ties another good low water jig nymph for the dog days of summer. Fish this on a dry dropper or tight line nymphing setup and you’ll be sure to find some success. Note to the … Continue reading

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There is Still Time to Take Care of Father’s Day Gifts

We have our largest selection of trout flies ever at The Caddis Fly. We are happy to help select patterns for specific trips or locations for dad. We are stacked with fly boxes as well. A selection of flies in … Continue reading

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Native Fish Society Annual Benefit Auction – Big Fish Tickets On Sale Now

From Native Fish Society HOMEWATERS: RECONNECT Big Fish Tickets Available Now & Going Fast! If you haven’t already purchased your 1 in 100 chance for any single auction item in our lineup, what are you waiting for??! For ONLY $100, … Continue reading

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RIO Sink Tips For Two Handed Rods – 2021

George Cook’s discussion of RIO MOW Tips and Sink Tips. Add this info to the previous posts on line matches and two handed lines and you have everything spey from SAGE and RIO. The Genius of RIO’s Skagit MOW and … Continue reading

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Sage/Redington 2021 Spey Write Ups

For years our Sage/Redington/RIO sales representative George Cook has provided the following guides to us in our “product catalog binder”. In 2021 the digital versions (thanks to covid no doubt) are now available. I thought I would share the rod, … Continue reading

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Wild Steelhead Art Raffle to Fuel Wild Steelhead Conservation

Is your living room or fly tying room in need of some sprucing up? If so, this beautiful wild steelhead pencil illustration might be just what you need. Plus all proceeds from the raffle of Paul Vecsei’s gorgeous wild steelhead … Continue reading

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DRIFT BOAT FOR A BENJAMIN – NATIVE FISH RAFFLE

From Native Fish Society Win a Rogue Drift Boat from Ray’s River Dories & help the Deschutes River That’s right, a brand new Ray’s River Dories Rogue drift boat, complete with a Baker Trailer and a pair of Sawyer Lite … Continue reading

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New Hareline Fly Tying Materials Now Available to Order at Caddisflyshop.com

As fall kicks in it’s time to get back to the bench. We have you covered with all new materials from Hareline Dubbin. New Cottarelli Vises, Ahrex Hooks, Upavon Foam Cutters. Check them all out here: NEW HARELINE Additionally, we … Continue reading

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Local Wildfire Relief Auction Kicks off Today

With the help of vendors and local guides I have put together an online auction to raise funds for our local United Way Wildfire Relief Fund. The auction is now live and you can bid on great gear like a … Continue reading

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2020 Fly Fishing Film Tour – Virtual Tour Details

The 2020 Fly Fishing Film Tour has gone digital. Check out all the trailers related to the event below and get your tickets and information at this link: FT3 Virtual Tour

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