Category Archives: Oregon fly fishing links

Immediate Action is Required by Fly Tier’s in Oregon – Oppose “Fur Ban” House Bill 3390

Let your Oregon legislator know that Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, and Fishing in general should be exempted from this Fur Ban House Bill, as it will have a negative impact on all of our businesses and all of your suppliers. … Continue reading

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Winter Trout Guide Special on Now: January 2023

The McKenzie and Willamette Rivers are in fine shape and winter trout fishing has been surprisingly productive. For 2023 we are starting our normal Spring Special in Winter! Let’s hope the weather California is getting pounded with continues to miss … Continue reading

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Plan for 13 Willamette River Basin dams to be discussed in Eugene, Sweet Home, Stayton

From the Statesman Journal A plan that will reshape management of 13 dams and reservoirs in the Willamette River Basin is the subject of four meetings next week in Eugene, Springfield, Sweet Home and Stayton. The U.S. Army Corps of … Continue reading

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Fall Guide Special 2022

We are offering a shortened half day trip on our local waters for trout and steelhead November 1 -November 30th 2022. The cost of the trip is $375. The trip includes guided fishing from a boat and equipment for one … Continue reading

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Native Fish Society Invites You To the 4th Annual Homewaters Roundup!

You’re Invited to a Guaranteed Good Time for a Great Cause!  When:In-person event: Friday, November 11th, 2022; 6pm – 9pm  Online Auction: Bidding begins at Noon on November 4th, and closes at 8:30pm PST on November 11th  Where: In-person event: 65599 Tweed Road, Bend, … Continue reading

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Finn Rock Landing Restoration on the Middle McKenzie

McKenzie River Trust has done a fantastic job of fund raising to restore and keep Finn Rock Landing on the McKenzie open to the public. They are very close to reaching the goal which will allow them to build one … Continue reading

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Take Action on Safeguarding Bristol Bay

From: Meghan Barker and Trout Unlimited’s Save Bristol Bay team Dear Bristol Bay supporters, We know it’s been a busy summer- if you’re like us, your days have been filled with fishing and soaking up that warmer weather. But now … Continue reading

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Wild Salmon Center – New Short Film – Finding Flow

From: Wild Salmon Center The water that feeds Oregon’s creeks, streams, and rivers is one of the state’s most precious assets. But for too long, people have viewed it as an endless resource. Population growth, a warming climate, and increasing … Continue reading

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North Umpqua Wild Steelhead News

April 23rd -From the North Umpqua Coalition Oregon Steps Up Protections for Imperiled North Umpqua Summer Steelhead Hatchery program ended to aid recovery of iconic wild fish ASTORIA, Ore. – Today, after four hours of presentation, comment, and deliberation, the … Continue reading

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2022 Intro to Fly Fishing Classes

No greater gift for a new angler or one who wishes to have a refresh on fly angling or casting than signing up for a Intro to Fly Fishing Class! We have been introducing anglers to basic casting skills for … Continue reading

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Protect Wild Steelhead on the South Coast

From Native Fish Society In less than a month, the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission will discuss the Rogue-South Coast Multi-Species Conservation and Management Plan for the final time. It is our sincere hope that the Commission takes a precautionary … Continue reading

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Release Wild Steelhead in Southern Oregon

Ask ODFW Commission to Adopt Catch and Release Regulations for Wild Steelhead This Friday, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Commissioners will be reviewing the Rogue South Coast Conservation Management Plan before adopting it in the December meeting of this … Continue reading

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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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