Category Archives: Oregon Fly Fishing Tips

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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Crane Prairie Reservoir Report May 2019

Got up to Crane early this week, with my closest friends, before the “grayness”. The weather was outstanding and so was the fishing. Many fish to hand…but wait…where are those mongo cranebows? One angler had the misfortune of hooking one … Continue reading

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New Summer Hours at The Caddis Fly Angling Shop

New Summer Hours at The Caddis Fly start this May 1, 2019   10am-6pm Monday-Friday 10am-5pm Saturday 10am-3pm Sunday

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Simply Setting Up A Rod-Tip First

In this video, Tim shows a simple way to put your rod together. Beginning with the rod-tip, not only is your rod protected, but your reel is protected from dirt. Why am I just learning this? Tight Lines!!

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Running Oregon’s Wild And Scenic Rogue River In A Classic Way

From Oregon Public Broadcasting -by Ian McCluskey OPB Wooden drift boats are works of art. So why take one down the rocky Rogue River? I have always wanted a time machine. And I’ve been looking for one ever since childhood. … Continue reading

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New Flies for Spring 2019

Spring is a great time too add to and organize your fly collection. We have a robust collection of spring and summer flies in stock to help out. Today’s post highlights some super cool new flies from Rainy’s Flies. New … Continue reading

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