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Who We Are Series Post 9: Hayden Vough

 This series of posts is meant to introduce all of you terrific tiers and cool customers to our small, but fantastic team of anglers here at The Caddis Fly Angling Shop. Each employee answered a number of questions about their fishing expertise, … Continue reading

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What to Get Mom for Mother’s Day: A Bouquet of Flies

Mother’s Day is a day to spend thanking Mom for all she does, and what better way to thank her than a lovely bouquet? But how do we mix up the bouquet of flowers trend to make it as special as … Continue reading

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Who We Are Series Post 7: Maddy Bell

This series of posts is meant to introduce all of you terrific tiers and cool customers to our small, but fantastic team of anglers here at The Caddis Fly Angling Shop. Each employee answered a number of questions about their fishing expertise, … Continue reading

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Who We Are Series 6: Jay Nicholas

This series of posts is meant to introduce all of you terrific tiers and cool customers to our small, but fantastic team of anglers here at The Caddis Fly Angling Shop. Each employee answered a number of questions about their fishing expertise, … Continue reading

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Who We Are Series Post 5: Tim Etlick

This series of posts is meant to introduce all of you terrific tiers and cool customers to our small, but fantastic team of anglers here at The Caddis Fly Angling Shop. Each employee answered a number of questions about their fishing expertise, … Continue reading

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Who We Are Series, Post 4: Henry Sichel

This series of posts is meant to introduce all of you terrific tiers and cool customers to our small, but fantastic team of anglers here at The Caddis Fly Angling Shop. Each employee answered a number of questions about their fishing expertise, … Continue reading

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Travel Report: Highway 138 Blocked at Hogs Creek

For those of you in or around Eugene looking to go fishing the Umpqua this weekend, and planning to use Highway 138 to get there–don’t. One of our customers just walked in with the following photos showing just how impossible … Continue reading

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Who We Are Series, Post 3: Justin Helm

This series of posts is meant to introduce all of you terrific tiers and cool customers to our small, but fantastic team of anglers here at The Caddis Fly Angling Shop. Each employee answered a number of questions about their fishing expertise, … Continue reading

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Senyo’s Aqua Veil and Hareline Polar Chenille: flashy hackles for Steelhead and Salmon Flies

Some of my steelhead and salmon flies incorporate flash only in the wing—but there are many patterns I craft that incorporate additional flash by winding on what I refer to as “flash hackles.” Two products that I often reach for … Continue reading

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Lower Mckenzie Report : November 2016

The shop has been getting reports the fishing has been “good” on the lower river.    So…., Only one way to find out?   Lou and Tim headed out and, let’s just say we confirmed….”the fishing is good”! The mild temps and … Continue reading

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Jay Nicholas’ Advanced Intruder Strategies is now published

Following in the path established by Intruder Essentials, this book delves into the Intruder-style fly patterns more deeply than you have ever seen in print. With a foreword by Greg Senyo and a glowing review by Trey Combs, Advanced Intruder Strategies … Continue reading

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Introduction and Interview with Doug Brutaco of Aqua Flies

Aqua Flies. New Kid on the block. Impressive flies. Very nice. Very tasty. I purchased several patterns and am busily trying to adapt my own flies with the new inspiration I’ve found in these beauties. Doug Brutocao. Doug is the … Continue reading

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Out-takes from the 2016 Spey Clave

I experienced a great four hours at the 2016 Sandy Spey Clave on Saturday, May 14th.  A mere four hours. So little time and far too many friends to try and catch up with. Knowing that I was at risk of getting … Continue reading

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OPST Product Review: Olympic Peninsula Skagit Tactics, May 2015

Olympic Peninsula Skagit Tactics (OPST) is a recent addition within the Fly Fishing Military Industrial Complex (referenced in the Fly Fishing Book of Revelation) but this small company merits a close look from anglers and fly tiers who devote themselves to … Continue reading

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OPST Lazar Running Line

The Lazar running line from Olympic Peninsula Skagit Tactics (OPST) is an incredible new running line that was developed to “right all wrongs” in the world of monofilament running lines. Traditional monofilament running lines shoot line very well, but they … Continue reading

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