Category Archives: Oregon Fly Fishing Tips

RIO’s new HOW TO VIDEO. “How to make an Overhead Cast”

Check out some great basic tips in this new video from Rio Fly Lines. S2 E1. How to Make an Overhead Cast from RIO Products on Vimeo.

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Reminder -TYING AND FISHING FLIES FOR TROUT LAKES—a fly-tying clinic with Skip Morris

We still have a few spots available for our Skip Morris clinic, give us a ring early this week to reserve a spot. Time -May 19th, 2017 5:30pm Location – The Caddis Fly Angling Shop – 168 West 6th ave, … Continue reading

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Reminder -The Tug is the Drug: Reading and Music with Chris Santella May 3rd 5pm

Please join us for an evening of fun with our favorite fly fishing author. Chris Santella will be at The Caddis Fly on May 3rd from 5pm. Stop on by and say hello, bring a book to have him sign, … Continue reading

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Spring Deals from Korkers, SAGE and Redington and The Caddis Fly

Fishing conditions have been less than ideal this winter and early spring. Water levels, road conditions, fish numbers.. you name it, it really hasn’t been in the anglers favor the past few months. Spring will come around, and instead of … Continue reading

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TYING AND FISHING FLIES FOR TROUT LAKES—a fly-tying clinic with Skip Morris

Time -May 19th, 2017 5:30pm Location – The Caddis Fly Angling Shop – 168 West 6th ave, Eugene, OR 97401 Cost – $40 During this 2 ½-hour(or slightly longer) clinic, Skip Morris (author of 18 fly-fishing books including Morris & … Continue reading

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Last Minute Stocking Stuffer – Finnegan’s Fly Tool

  Need a last minute stocking stuffer? Come by the Caddis Fly Angling Shop and snag the Finnegan’s Fly Tool! It’s 7 fly fishing tools in one compact, cool tool that hangs right on your vest for easy access. Featuring … Continue reading

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Remdinder -Oregon Coastal Salmon & Steelhead Presentation Oct 22, 2016.

Is anyone interested in the status of Oregon’s coastal anadromous salmon and steelhead? I bet that plenty of people are not familiar with some basic facts like which species is most abundant, which species is most widely distributed, which species … Continue reading

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Attention Coastal Cutthroat & Steelhead Anglers – streamflow data

As we move into days that are shorter, nights longer and cooler, we have had our first rainfall of the late summer season.  The graph above shows the change, one that seems very slight, but to the fish it is … Continue reading

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Fall Flies That Catch Fish in our Local Waters

Not to jump the gun on Fall….. but I am a bit tired of this heat and ready for some cooler temps, shadows on the water, and even that wet stuff that falls from the sky. Here are a list … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning Continues : Sale Flies!

Check out our new section of sale flies online here: SALE FLIES Here are a few, many more are available at the link above.

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Half Day Spring Guiding Special Extended

We are extending our spring half day special trout trips through April. Fishing lately has been very good, with consistent nymphing throughout the day and intermittent dry fly activity. The recent moderate amounts of precipitation have kept the river at … Continue reading

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Sea-run Cutthroat – Tactics for Estuary Fishing

The sea runs are here already, Yahoooo! For the few fly fishers who are already comfortable fishing this species, life is simple. Well, maybe not simple but at least these folks already have a picture in their heads of where … Continue reading

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Sea-Run Cutthroat in coastal estuaries

Yep, it seems early to be catching plump sea runs in May, but they are here already. Whether these fish have been in the ocean for the 90 days that science says they “should” vs. whether they have been feeding … Continue reading

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Sorting Out Sink Tips in the Modern Era

George Cook our Rio Fly Line representative has been a leader in design and explanation of everything spey in the Pacific Northwest for years. If you have ever attended a class or “clave” with George you most likely will remember … Continue reading

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Loon Live Fly Tying Demo at the Shop May 14th 2015

Matt Callies from Loon Outdoors will be in the shop on Thursday, May 14th from 5:30 to 7:30 tying a variety of patterns from steelhead to trout to salt water to warm water, all using cutting edge materials including Loon’s … Continue reading

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