Category Archives: Oregon Saltwater Fishing

Oregon Saltwater Fly Fishing Report: 6 September 2013

Yeah, here are my buddies heading out for the afternoon with me beached.  Oh well, that’s how it goes, sometimes.  While I attended to shore-bound activities, they roamed the nearshore ocean, casting RIO Striper Intermediate and 26 ft sink tip … Continue reading

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Fly Fishing for Oregon Albacore with Jad Donaldson, Tim Rajeff and Randy Stetzer

Tim Rajeff and Randy Stetzer of Rajeff Sports joined our Caddis Fly Shop team chartering with Capt. Jad Donaldson (www.fishoregontuna.com) to head west out of Garbaldi on August 19, 2013, hunting Albacore on the cast fly.  I have known Tim … Continue reading

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A Few Oregon Albacore Tuna Flies August 2013

These are flies that have caught or at least enlisted a tug from Albacore in the ocean offshore Oregon during 2012 or 2013. My commercial fishing friend laughs at me on the topic of flies. Ask any 6 commercial tuna … Continue reading

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Caddis Fly Shop Albacore Adventure August 2013

The Caddis Fly Shop partnered with Capt Jad Donaldson and his fine vessel, the OPPOR-TUNA-TY, a 42 ft all weather craft powered by triple 300 hp engines, to fly fish for Albacore Tuna in the Pacific Ocean west of Garabaldi, … Continue reading

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Tackle Recommendations for Saltwater Fly Fishing

I am very late to the Saltwater fly fishing game, yes indeed, but striving mightily to make up for lost time. A lot of folks have been calling and emailing asking about appropriate tackle, rods, reels, lines, leaders and such, … Continue reading

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Salmon Slam 2013 update

Midweek report from Sekiu, WA: Salmon slam is well underway with lots of hatchery silver salmon pulled out of the saltwater off the northern edge of the Olympic Peninsula. This is a big pink salmon year, but the tricky little … Continue reading

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Dory Booking Opportunity for Pacific City

As many of you know, I have blogged about fly fishing with friends from a Pacific City Dory and expounded on how much fun I have had. These reports often lead to inquiries as how to book a trip, and … Continue reading

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July 31 2013 Oregon Saltwater Fly Fishing Report

Another day in the near shore Pacific off Oregon, exploring the saltwater fly fishing world like a kid in a candy store. Calm ocean. Warmer water moving onshore. TONS of baitfish. Silvers on the surface in the morning. Black Rockfish … Continue reading

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Book your Albacore Fly Fishing Adventure for August!

Yes, you crazy adventurous fly fishers, one of the most exciting fly fishing opportunities within easy reach is open for booking – and will most assuredly knock your socks out of your waders.  Or something like that. Here is the … Continue reading

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Oregon Saltwater fly fishing update July 22 2013

Count on it. Every day on the ocean has the potential to be waaaaay different than the previous. Duh. July 19th: New dory (old but new to my friends); huge schools of Black rockfish, grabs a-plenty, Lingcod, gentle ocean current … Continue reading

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Oregon Saltwater Fishing Report July 19 2013

After a lengthy period of non-fishing (laugh if you must), I received an invitation to join friends fishing from their newly acquired Dory out of Pacific City on this fine day. The ocean has been rough much of the last … Continue reading

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Fly Fishing Offshore Oregon – May 2013

Here we go again, hopefully, into another season of fly fishing in the ocean near Pacific City with my friends Jack and John Harrell. Last week was my first 2013 effort actually trying to target Ling Cod on a fly … Continue reading

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Bandon Fishing Report

Chad Helms and Greg Taylor of our local Corps of Engineers office bring us this report from the South Coast. Greg Taylor and I spent 3 days last weekend fishing out of Bandon. The bar conditions were perfect and we … Continue reading

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Oregon Coast Fly Fishing Report

Jon Tapper brings us this report from the Oregon Coast. Jon, thanks very much for sharing your trip with OregonFlyFishingBlog. A few years back I was scheduled to join Nate Stansberry in his Boston Whaler to fish for black rockfish … Continue reading

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Pacific City Dory Fly Fishing for Albacore

July 20, 2012 Yeah I was excited. Excited for the simple opportunity to get out on the ocean again with Jack and John. My wife is afraid that I am going to want to buy a Dory myself, because she … Continue reading

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