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March 2019

New FCO President, Volunteers Needed, Conservation Grantee

President’s Message – March 2019

Hello and welcome to all members of the Flyfishers’ Club of Oregon.  As the new president, I look forward to working with the rest of your hardworking and dedicated volunteer board.  Outgoing president Teri Beatty set a high standard that will be hard to meet, but I will do my best.  One of my goals…

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Member Matters – March 2019

Volunteers are the Engine of your Club! Next time you attend an FCO meeting (this month, we hope!), look around and listen to the buzz of enthusiastic anglers. Many of you have interesting, humorous, or even epic fly fishing stories to share. Our high-quality speakers may create the spark for you to try a different…

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Conservation Corner – Foundation Grantee for 2019

Flyfisher Foundation Announces This Year’s Recipient of the Keith Hansen Memorial Paddle Raise After careful consideration of several excellent conservation grant applications this year, your Flyfisher Foundation has chosen to award WaterWatch’s proposal to improve streamflow on the Crooked River in Central Oregon. WaterWatch states in their proposal that “The Crooked offers one of the…

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Member Matters – February 2019

Dues are Due! Did you receive the nice email reminder about your annual FCO dues from Membership Chair, Rick Pay, last month? If you missed it, here it is again for your convenience! The Flyfishers’ Club of Oregon is looking forward to 2019. We are planning great programs and several outings with friends, acquaintances and…

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Catch My Drift

By some benevolent act of nature, aquatic insects have evolved the perfect behavior for trout and fly fishers – insect drift. Editor’s Note: The logical connection between trout feeding and fly fishing comes to us from our favorite entomologist, author, and FCO member, Rick Hafele. He takes us under the surface to understand how aquatic…

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President’s Message – January 2019

Goodbye 2018………………Hello 2019 2018 was a year filled with 2 new Oregon rivers fished, an Amazon jungle adventure, 7 new species caught and no broken rods. It was also a year I lost a good friend and amazing guide on Christmas Island. Rest in peace, Shimano. It will never feel the same fishing there without…

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Member Matters – January 2019

Annual Election of Flyfishers’ Club of Oregon Officers Every February the Club holds elections for officers and board members who represent you as members. Our Club President, Teri Beatty, now presents you with the proposed slate for 2019. New Board for 2019 This letter serves as official notice of the upcoming annual election of your…

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