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Middle Fork of the Willamette Fishing Report November 2022

Simon Stephen brings us this report. Simon was hired at The Caddis Fly this summer and gets out on foot a few times a week. You will find him at the shop Friday and Saturdays. Flows above Hills Creek are … Continue reading

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Pheasant Tail Nymph w/ an Orange Hot Spot: Fly Tying Video

Jim Sens joins us in the shop to tie up a twist on an absolute classic. The pheasant tail nymph has been through the wringer and back with all of its variations and while we don’t mind fishing them with … Continue reading

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Oh! Canada

My fishing buddy Rob Gendron and I spent the first week of August fishing in Newfoundland-Labrador, Canada‚Äôs easternmost province.  Rob, who fishes for Brook trout in Pennsylvania, was looking for a place to catch some big ones and suggested that … Continue reading

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October Caddis Stimulator Dry Fly Pattern

In this video, Greg ties an October caddis stimulator fly pattern for fall trout fishing. The stimulator was popularized by Randall Kaufmann in the 1980’s and can be tied in different colors and sizes. A classic attractor pattern for caddis, … Continue reading

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Spectacular Fall Weather and Fishing Continues

It’s October again and we have some gorgeous weather and perfect water conditions to enjoy. Short winged stones are still around but we are seeing October Caddis, Gray Drakes, Blue Winged Olives and mid sized Brown Caddis. Not to make … Continue reading

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Winchester Dam continues to kill and harm our fish

From the News-Review by Kirk Blaine After a catastrophic return of summer steelhead last year and multiple years of below-average spring Chinook, Winchester Dam remains more dilapidated than ever before. How does this 130-year-old dam maintained for private recreation affect … Continue reading

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Finn Rock Landing Restoration on the Middle Mckenzie

OregonFlyFishingBlog.com and The Caddis Fly Angling Shop invite you to participate in building a new landing at Finn Rock on the McKenzie River. Finn Rock is a popular landing for anglers and whitewater enthusiasts and this project will improve the … Continue reading

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Water Safety Reminder

The more I got into climbing, I knew I would meet some wonderful people in that world. But the harsh reality there was knowing that as that community grew, so would the number of friends who passed away. Weeks and … Continue reading

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Bruce Berry’s Pink, Copper, & Peacock “PCP” Jigged Euro Nymph Fly Tying Instructional Video

In this video, Bruce Berry joins us at the Caddis Fly shop to tie a favorite staple of his jig nymph lineup, the PCP. The fly is simple and deadly, and deserve a spot in any angler’s nymph lineup! Materials … Continue reading

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Vinyl Jig Midge Fly Tying Instructional Video

Hey y’all. I tied this fly up, along with the Golden Stone jig nymph from an earlier video, at the end of July, when we were already experiencing tough, low water conditions that we would normally see at the end … Continue reading

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Bruce Berry Ekis’ Christmas Island Special Fly Tying Instructional Video

Today Bruce Berry joins us at the Caddis Fly Shop to tie a staple fly in every saltwater fly angler’s box. A variation on a Christmas Island Special he picked up from his favorite guide there, this fly is simple … Continue reading

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Extended Body Green Drake Fly Tying Instructional Video

In this fly tying instructional video, Alex ties up an extended body green drake that he’s cooked up over the past year. Extended body dries float exceptionally well, which makes them a great fit for the fast broken surface of … Continue reading

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Clark’s Tying Yarn Twisted Body Salmonfly Fly Tying Instructional Video

In this video, Caddis Fly Shop Outfitters guide Justin Helm ties a very fishy salmonfly dry fly by twisting up a two-toned body made of Clark’s Yarn material. With many different colors now carried at the Caddis Fly Shop, now … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Gift Guide 2021

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Jigged Stonefly Nymph Fly Tying Video

In this video, Justin ties a fantastic jigged stonefly pattern. The fly doesn’t have much bulk to it, and will sink like a stone for sure. Bouncing this stonefly off the river bottom on any nymph rig using nearly any … Continue reading

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