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Annual Flyfishers’ Club of Oregon Auction and Keith Hansen Memorial Paddle Raise

Mark your calendars now for our annual auction! We will be on-line this year, with many of your favorite places to fish and vacation on the auction list. We have already procured some new food adventure events and guided trips.   I know some of you may have also marked the Deschutes stonefly hatch in…

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President’s Message – June 2021

May was a Big Month! Welcome to (almost) summer!  A stretch of warm weather last week offered a preview of abundant sunshine and shirtsleeve outdoor dinners, but as I write today, the temperature is below 60 and it feels much more like a traditional Oregon spring with showers and clouds. First and foremost, a big…

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2021 Auction a Huge Success!

CONGRATULATIONS MEMBERS AND FRIENDS FCO Auction Raises over $37,000! Club members and friends signed up for our on-line auction to support the North Umpqua Coalition’s project to get more native summer steelhead in the North Umpqua River. Your generous contributions and competitive bidding resulted in our most successful on-line auction ever. The auction included the…

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Member Matters – June 2021

The FCO Picnic is Back! Mark your calendars for Tuesday August 10th with the location: Westmoreland Park, Picnic Area G. Program chair Mike Radakovich will be setting up in person Club meetings again beginning with our annual picnic! Watch for updates on the website and in next month’s Flyline. It will be great to see…

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Literary Angler – Flies for Flies

Editor’s Note: This piece comes from the archives of our non-resident member, Dr. Barry Mayer. As we head into the lazy days of summer the fishing frenzy may slow but you can often find pleasant surprises when your mind is lulled by the current. lkh I am told that March and April are probably the…

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Conservation Corner – The Deschutes is No Place for Litterbugs

Editor’s Note: Club members Mark Metzdorff and Felton Jenkins were out fishing the prime Deschutes waters below Warm Springs with guide Matt Mendes of Spin the Handle last month. They had great fishing while learning first hand how Matt is working to protect the riparian habitat on his tribal lands. lkh Matt Mendes is a…

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Lisa Hansen

Hear Lisa Hansen’s request for your support. Keith and Lisa Hansen have been avid fly anglers and great conservation supporters for decades. Keith was a gregarious, generous, and enthusiastic individual and a compassionate physician. In 2009, he “became one with the river.” His loss was felt throughout the flyfishing community. But with the Flyfishers Foundation,…

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Keith Hansen Memorial Paddle Raise Grantee Leaders Speak Out for Wild North Umpqua Steelhead

Editor’s Note: Nearly twenty years ago, I hooked (but eventually did not land) my first steelhead on the North Umpqua River in a legendary pool called Charcoal Point. I was awestruck by the power and beauty of this wild fish. So for the love of wild steelhead and a river so dear to our hearts,…

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Don’t Miss the May 2021 Auction!

2021 Flyfishers’ Club of Oregon Auction and Keith Hansen Memorial Paddle Raise The 2021 Flyfishers’ Club of Oregon Auction and Keith Hansen Memorial Paddle Raise is taking place online this year. It opens on May 17 at 8 am PT and closes on May 23 at 8 pm PT. We will be celebrating the work…

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