Category Archives: Oregon Fly Fishing Tips

Winter Steelhead Fly Tying Class with Jay Nicholas – Jan 26th, 2020

Join fly tying guru Jay Nicholas this coming Sunday the 26th of January for a fly tying class. Two classes focussing on steelhead flies are being offered:   Introduction to Tying Steelhead Flies – 8:30-12pm – The morning class will … Continue reading

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Leaburg Canal to remain down through 2021

Anglers who know how great the lower McKenzie can be in late winter and early spring can rejoice and look forward to an even longer productive spring and summer season. Fish like water and there is no doubt in my … Continue reading

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2020 Fly Fishing Film Tour Coming To Eugene Feb 12th, 2020 7pm.

When: February 12th 7pm. Where: Venue 252 Tickets: $18 Purchase at The Caddis Fly Shop, 168 West 6th ave, Eugene, 97401

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Last Minute Christmas Gift Video Replays

We posted the videos below a while back but it’s crunch time and just in case you need some last minute ideas, here you go.

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Casting Quickly on the Saltwater Flats – Jon Covich

Our friend Jon Covich, Cuba Travel expert for Fly Water Travel discusses his “fast” casting tactics for saltwater fly fishing in the video below. Check out more from Jon Covich at his website: www.cubafishingoutfitters.com

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LINE MANAGEMENT – Scientific Anglers Line Care Discussion

From Scientific Anglers Blog Usually when we discuss line management in fly fishing terms, we refer to line control on the water and handling line while wading or in a boat. Today, we are going to look at line management … Continue reading

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Fall Guide Trip Special on Now Through November 2019

We are offering a shortened half day trip on our local waters for trout and steelhead October 15-November 30th. The cost of the trip is $375. The trip includes guided fishing and equipment for two anglers. The trip does not … Continue reading

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October Caddis Season is already here!

I know it’s early but this fall fishing season is upon us. The weather has changed considerably, salmon are spawning early, Grey Drakes, Blue Winged Olives and even October Caddis have been seen on the McKenzie and Willamette Rivers. It’s … Continue reading

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McKenzie River Fishing Report September 2019

Fall weather has kicked in and trout fishing on the McKenzie is fantastic. Best patterns are: Parachute Adams, Half Down Golden, Purple Para Rooster, Grey Drakes, Possie Buggers, Pheasant Tails, and Blue Winged Olives. The Lower McKenzie has plenty of … Continue reading

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Davis Lake Report Late June 2019

Cash and I headed up to Davis Lake this past weekend. We camped at East Davis campground and launched my drift boat from there. Fishing was best from 8-2pm. We were able to chase rising fish outside the Odell Creek … Continue reading

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Fly Fusion Cast Like a Pro Series: #10 Flaws and Fixes

Fly Fusion Field Editor Jeff Wagner and fly-fishing icon Bruce Richards cover various topics in this informative fly-casting series that is packed full of cast-changing tips. In this Episode Bruce Richards discusses diagnosing fly casting flaws and tips on correcting … Continue reading

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Gold Lake Report June 2019

I made a day trip up to Gold this past week. The weather was great and the fish were active. Fish were rising most of the day to tiny mayflies. While I never cracked the code for the surface feeders, … Continue reading

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Hosmer Lake June 2019

Decided to drive up to the Cascade Lake’s area Monday after work to get in some dry-fly action and to escape the valley heat with the family. The scenery is some of my favorite in the state and the wildflowers … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Gift Ideas For the Fly Fisher Video

Gift Ideas for the Father who Fly Fishes can be viewed at the following links: Howler Brothers Sunset Scout Shirt Howler Brothers Aransas Short Sleeve Howler Brothers Ranchero Polo Caddis Fly Hats Sage Spectrum Reels in Copper/Moscow Mule Patagonia Boots … Continue reading

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Deschutes Report May 2019

Took a dry run day trip from Warm Springs to Trout Creek this week. We knew the traffic would be heavy even after the three day holiday. The boat ramp at WS had 4 boats waiting, and three more boats … Continue reading

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