Category Archives: Oregon Fly Fishing Tips

New RIO “How To” Fly Fishing Videos July and August 2020

Check out the latest videos in the “How To” series from RIO Fly Fishing.

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Hendricks Bridge County Boat Ramp Closure

Hendricks Bridge Boat Launch will be closed from June 8-Oct 1st for improvements. Anglers who want to float downstream from Hendricks are advised to put in at Taylor Boat Launch at 40945-41483 Deerhorn Rd, Springfield, OR 97478. One could also … Continue reading

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April 2020 Covid 19 – Support Local Guide Businesses

Now is a good time to support the local-fishing-based small businesses that we rely on to enjoy the waters we love.  Pre-book a guided trip for later this season with your favorite local guide service. Many guides have suspended their … Continue reading

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Caddis Fly Shop Covid 19 Business Plan March 20th 2020

As the Covid 19 pandemic continues to progress small businesses all over the world are being forced to make some really tough calls on how to operate in the current environment. The Caddis Fly Angling Shop/Caddisflyshop.com has formulated a plan … Continue reading

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Friendships & Fly Fishing – March 2020

Webster defines Friendship as: One attached to another by affection or esteem Acquaintance One that is not hostile A favored companion… To Rob, I still remember meeting you in the HR processing line at the National Park Service headquarters in … Continue reading

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Early Spring Mckenzie Fishing Report

My girlfriend and I decided to play hooky from work on Thursday (thanks, Greg) on the first over 60° day of the year. We fished the upper Mckenzie from Blue River to Silver Creek. Most of the fish we caught … Continue reading

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The Orvis “50/50 on the Water” Film Tour – March 3rd 2020

When: Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 7 PM – 9 PM Where: WildCraft Cider Works 232 Lincoln St, Eugene, Oregon 97401 Come and be inspired to get out on the water: The Orvis “50/50 on the Water” Film Tour features … Continue reading

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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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