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Clear Cure Goo Blood Worm Chironomid Fly Tying Video

The second video of three demonstrating how to tie killer looking Chironomid patterns using Clear Cure Goo as the coating. The Blood Worm is a top producing Chironomid fly pattern in lakes all over the Pacific Northwest. Clear Cure Goo … Continue reading

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Tiger Trout — coming to Fish Lake, OR

ODFW will stock tiger trout fingerlings in Fish Lake for the first time this morning. “Tiger trout are a unique fish being used in a unique situation here at Fish Lake,” said David Haight, Assistant District fish biologist. “They tend … Continue reading

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Diamond Lake Fly Fishing Report

Chase Millemann brings us this report from Saturday. Diamond should continue to improve as the weather does, but it looks pretty good despite the cold. Thanks Chase. I fished Diamond lake with my buddy Casey on Saturday. The weather report … Continue reading

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Davis Lake Fly Fishing For Bass Report

This Bass report brought to you from a couple of hard core anglers Chase Mellemann and Cody Catherall. These guys chase anything that swims and have that killer go after them attitude that have them fishing high water, cold water, … Continue reading

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UV Damsel Fly Nymph Fly Tying Video

Davis, Diamond, Craine, Hosmer, Klamath, Agency and just a few of the great stillwater opportunities that exist in Oregon. Damsel Flies are a key food source during the summer months on most lakes and reservoirs worldwide. Barrett ties a simple … Continue reading

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Pro Tube Bass Fly Tying Video: The Cascade Bass Master using Pro Tube Fly Systems

Barrett’s proven Cascade Lake and beyond Bass fly evolves further in this instructional fly tying video. The Killer Bass fly is constructed on a Pro Tube Micro Tube.

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A Great Week: Weddings and fly fishing do go together.

A major life event occurred for Lou over the Labor Day Holiday. His daughter was married on Sunday at Sunriver. As the father of the bride there was only one way to get over the stress and joy: Go Fishing! … Continue reading

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Deschutes Spring 2010: Day One: Plan Change

It has become a spiritual journey for me to connect with the Deschutes River each spring and fall. Each spring brings much anticipation for the buy viagra from canada salmon fly hatch and the adrenalin rush of Whitehorse Rapids . … Continue reading

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Need a new Lake Fly Line?

George Cook of Sage, Rio, Redington stopped by the shop the other day. I wanted to get his take on the Rio Outbound fly line for lake use. Check out this short video discussion of the Rio Outbound and it’s … Continue reading

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Gem of a day at Diamond Lake

Lou took Ken (of the Mens Technical Council, Old dogs who have fished together for a couple of decades) out to Diamond Lake on Saturday. Rumors had been swirling around the shop about the ice off on Diamond and “how … Continue reading

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Tying the Chromie Chironomid

In this short video Barrett demonstrates how to tie a simple but effective Chironomid pattern. The white bead head and slender body are the keys to the effectiveness of this pattern. Fish it under an indicator at various lengths depending … Continue reading

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Cold Weather Bass’n

My alarm went off at 2:45, wow is that early, I just don’t move very fast at that hour. Barrett, Greg and I met at the shop, loaded our gear and headed for Davis lake by 3:30. Driving through Pleasant … Continue reading

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Leech pattern for Oregon’s High Lakes: Speckle Bugger

This leech fly is a versatile pattern for fishing Oregon’s High Lakes. You only want enough lead to sink the fly slowly, so you can retrieve it at a crawl. The variegated materials give an illusion of segmentation, and movement, … Continue reading

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Oregon's Cascade Lakes Report

Diamond Lake Fishing on Diamond has finally picked up, lots of bugs coming off from Damsels to callibaetis. The biggest mistake an angler could make is trying to match the hatch. The fish only seem to be interested in black … Continue reading

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Diamond Lake Fishing Report

Caddis Fly employee Clay Holloway has had two good weekends fishing Diamond Lake in a row. Water temperature yesterday was 60 degrees. Clay said they caught fish on sparse bodied chironomids in bronze and burgundy, tied with midge-bodi by Spirit … Continue reading

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