Category: Member Matters

Member Matters – February 2020

Time to Exercise Your Right to Vote for the FCO Board! Elections for your Flyfishers’ Club of Oregon Board will be held at this month’s meeting on February 11th. In case you missed it last month, here is the proposed slate: President – Jim Hillas Vice President – Christian Werner Secretary – Janet Arenz Acting…

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Member Matters – January 2020

Happy New Year! It’s January which means it is time to nominate new officers for your Flyfishers’ Club of Oregon Board. As required by our bylaws, the proposed slate of officers must be presented to the membership one month before the February election. So, without further ado, your FCO President, Jim Hillas presents the proposed…

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Member Matters – December 2019

  Juju or Mojo – FCO Hats give Good Fish Karma! FCO hats make a great Christmas gift. Buy one for a friend, or start sending hints to your loved ones. I have been sporting one on most of my fishing trips since I purchased one last summer. From Trout to Carp to Peacock Bass…

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Member Matters – November 2019

Huge Thank You to Mike Collins! Mike Collins saw a notice that there was a Flyfishers’ Club program one week in 2001, and walked in off of the street to see what it was all about. A member there greeted him, and Mike explained that he was a fly angler and wanted to attend the…

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Member Matters – October 2019

Welcome New Member! Mike Green of Happy Valley is our newest FCO member. He enjoys fly tying, rod building, and “tricks and techniques.” Mike, this month’s guest speaker’s discussion of Tactical Fly Fishing will be speaking your language. Hope to see you at the October 8th meeting! Fishing Reports Janet Arenz and Curt Marr engaged…

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Member Matters – September 2019

Of Fish and Fly Editor’s Note: Several members have been out on western rivers and have pictures to show for it! A couple of weeks ago I made the leap and purchased my first Euro nymphing rod. Amy Hazel set me up with a 10′ 3 weight Echo Shadow II. She suggested the Echo because…

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Member Matters – August 2019

Bent Rods at Grindstone FCO President Jim Hillas, Membership Chair Rick Pay, and member Paul Franklin hooked some beauties out at Grindstone Lakes. Check out the President’s Message and the Gallery for an armchair visit to these beautiful lakes in Eastern Oregon. Euro Nymphing Clinic A sunny yet mild (for Deschutes standards) summer morning greeted…

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Member Matters – July 2019

Sign Up for Laurance Lake Outing! Member fishing stories and gallery photos provide evidence that big fish are caught at FCO outings!  Head to the events page to sign up for this month’s outing at Laurance Lake on Saturday July 20th!   Send in Your Summer Fishing Stories to the Flyline Your favorite fish stories…

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Member Matters – June 2019

New Members!! So nice to see new members who decided to join when attending our auction! Membership continues to grow, thanks to FCO members who introduce friends and family to the Club. With the great line-up that our Program Chair, Ross Beatty, has for us this summer, you have lots of options to bring a…

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Member Matters – May 2019

Members have been fishing! Check out some amazingly beautiful fish members have hooked up with by visiting The Gallery! Member Steve Schulmerich ventured down to Longboat Key in Florida and caught some sizable redfish and snook. Great time to get down to the Sunshine State and try your luck at fishing the flats, lanes, and…

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