Category Archives: Oregon Saltwater Fishing

Daiichi Black Ace Saltwater Hook Albacore Fly

New Daiichi Hook the Black Ace 3111 Saltwater Hook was put to the test the last 3 days out of Pacific City and it is a winner.  The fly above caught tuna on the cast and strip retrieve and has … Continue reading

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Fly Fishing the Ocean Offshore Oregon

I’ve had many opportunities to fly fish the ocean off Pacific City as guest of several great friends who own dories. One of these boats is a new Terry  Learned boat (The Fly Guy); one dates back to 1960 (the … Continue reading

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Wild Crazy Albacore Dory Fly Fishing

Tuna fishing is nothing short of crazy, like crazy good and we left the beach about 6:30 and by 9 we were into the Albies on the fly and seeing big tuna leaping after bait all around the dory and … Continue reading

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Pacific City Albacore Fly Fishing August 22, 2014

We departed the beach in The Fly Guy early, not quite as early as planned, but that is another  story.  At least we got going! At about 25 miles offshore, we had our first hookup, on a traditional cedar plug, … Continue reading

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What have the Silvers been eating lately?

Many folks have enjoyed some great fishing for slivers this summer in the ocean offshore Oregon. The season in which hatchery (adipose fin-clipped) coho may be harvest by recreational anglers is over, but there will be another period of harvest … Continue reading

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Saltwater Albacore Baitfish Fly Tying Video using Steve Farrar’s Blend and Cure goo

Preface: I am posting this video today, as I am getting my tuna tackle ready to fish either tomorrow or Friday -ocean conditions permitting. I am super excited about the possibility of launching a Dory (most likely The Fly Guy) … Continue reading

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Surface Action Fly Fishing for Black Seabass at Pacific City

Hey all you saltwater fly fishing enthusiasts out there – I think that I mentioned recently a day when we found the sea bass on the surface for an extended period of time and had loads of fun casting to … Continue reading

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Silvers Tripple on Bucktails at Pacific City

Once in a while, if we are really lucky, it all comes together.  Today was one of those miracle days. I’m too tired to write much, and that’s probably a relief for a lot of our readers.  Just imagine what … Continue reading

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Coos Bay Kayak Fishing Tournament August 23

The Caddis Fly is thrilled to be one of the sponsors of the Fifth Annual Sunset Bay Angler of the Day (a kayak-only fishing tournament) next month at Sunset Bay State Park in Coos Bay, OR. You can check out … Continue reading

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Fly Fishing with Mikhail Skopets

On May 19, 20, and 21, I had the pleasure of hosting Dr. Mikhail Skopets on some of my home-waters, where we fished for spring chinook in Tillamook Bay and on the Nestucca – and for black rockfish in the Pacific … Continue reading

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Pacific City Dory Sight-Fishing Report May 1st 2014

The surf has been rough for a long time, but yesterday it laid down and I had a chance to fish with one my my dory owner friends and oh my goodness it was an AMAZING day! The ocean was … Continue reading

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Saltwater Rockfish and Ling Cod Clouser Fly Tying Video using Steve Farrar’s blend

We all have favorites and this is my favorite un-conventional Clouser because I rarely see fellow saltwater anglers using orange and black as principle color combinations in their Clousers. I chose these colors with juvenile rockfish in mind but I … Continue reading

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Saltwater Clouser Fly Tying Video for Chinook Salmon and Rockfish with Steve Farrar’s Blend

This Saltwater Clouser fly fishes well in the both open ocean and estuaries. The texture of the Electric Yellow fibers are not as pleasing to my likes as most of the Steve Farrar’s Blends, but it is bright and I … Continue reading

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Saltwater & Puget Sound Shimmer Fringe Pink Clouser Fly Tying Video for Coho and Cutthroat

Surprisingly, this little fly fishes well in the open ocean and in estuarine habitats like Puget Sound and the Frasier River in BC. The fly is small but predatory fish from sea run cutthroat to Black Rockfish know how to … Continue reading

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Coho Herring Bucktail Tube Fly Tying Video with Steve Farrar’s Blend and Gliss n Glow

This is a big, juicy Bucktail style fly tied on a Tube – a fly intended to stimulate a juicy Herring and induce a savage grab from a Coho in the 15 to 20 pound class. Ha ha. We can … Continue reading

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