Wed — 12/9/09 Trout Unlimited Meeting — Chris Orsinger executive director of Buford Park and Mt. Pisgah
Chris Orsinger will be at the Trout Unlimited meeting, 7pm Wed night at the Eagles Aerie in Eugene, 1375 Irving Rd. He will be talking about salmonid habit restoration on the Coast Fork Willamette in the Mt. Pisgah area. We will also be discussing the next steps in the McKenzie Hatchery Trout removal process.
Thurs 12/10/09 Meet Ken Morrish, fly fishing travel guru, fly tyer and photogrpaher
December 10th Ken Morrish of Flywater Travel LLC. Idylwilde Flies Signature Fly Tyer, and renowned photographer will be at the shop tying flies between 3-6pm. Please stop by for a beer and say hi to Ken. His tying session will focus on his Medusa Series of trailing hook steelhead patterns, Winter trout/steelhead Nymphs including his “Hotwire” Nymph series. Ken will be donating all flies tied at the shop on Dec 10th to the Casting for Recovery fly box. Please join us from 3-6pm for this free event.
Support Casting For Recovery see Rise at the David Minor Theater — 12/10/09
On Thurs December 10th we’ll be hosting two showings of the new Confluence Films fly fishing porn — Rise to benefit Casting for Recovery. 21 and over. This new film will get your fly fishing juices flowing again, and the funds raised support a great cause. Stop by the shop for your tickets — $10. For more info on Rise showing in Eugene. We’ll also have raffle and silent auction prizes to support CFR, including this amazing fly box:
Winners will be selected at noon on Saturday, December 12th at the Caddis Fly. Need not be present to win for either Raffle or silent Auction items. Winner will be notified by phone as soon as drawings are complete.
Caddis Fly Christmas Party!
December 18th 4-8pm Caddis Fly Christmas Party. Please join us our annual Christmas Party extravaganza, friends, festive food and drinks.
Fly Tying Classes Starting
Jan 4th will be the first night of 5 consecutive beginning Fly Tying Classes. No experience necessary, we supply everything. Classes run from 6-8pm and are $55. Call the shop to confirm
Jan 9th,10th Spey Casting Class with John Hazlett
McKenzie River Spey Casting Classes: Saturday-Sunday Jan 9,10 2009 9am-3pm, McKenzie River. Sage casting instructor John Hazlett will offer a two-day clinic on, 9am-3pm. John will be taking a maximum of six students and you will fish both sides of the river, using his jet sled. Cost is $100per day and lunch is included. The Caddis Fly will supply rods if need be but folks can bring their own. Because Jon has a sled he will teach anglers to fish/cast from both sides of the river. There may even be a few fish around. Jon guides for steelhead much of the year and will offer fishing insights as well.
Sunday January 10th — It’s the Oregon Fly Fishing Film Festival and Fly Tying Expo!
On Sunday January 10th, come to the Oregon Fly Fishing Film Festival, featuring celebrity fly tyers and new films from some of the best pros in the business, as well as amateur films from local anglers. 12-5pm. David Minor Theater in Eugene. More details forthcoming.