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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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Literary Angler – January 2019

A Sturgeon of a Lifetime Editor’s Note: This piece comes to us by way of Chris Redhouse, son of long-time member and past Club Treasurer, John Redhouse. Chris was not smitten with the love for fly fishing that possesses his dad. But an adrenaline-filled hook-up may have rekindled the flame for a long lost love.…

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Conservation Corner – Foundation Awards Grants

Three Organizations Will Receive Supplemental Grants Your Foundation Board receives many worthy grant applications early each year. They carefully review each application and score them in order to decide which organization will be the recipient of the Keith Hansen Memorial Paddle Raise at our annual auction. As 2018 waned, the Foundation Board members carefully considered…

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Member Matters – December 2018

Great Reasons to be Members of the FCO As an FCO Board Member, I am privileged to observe first hand the good work of our Club and Foundation Boards. They work hard behind the scenes to keep our Club vital, interesting, rewarding, and financially sound. And 2019 promises to be a great year to be…

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Literary Angler – Fall Fishing

Editor’s Note: This fall Club members ventured to other western states to wet flies and entice wily trout and powerful salmon. Thank you to John Pyrch for his trout hunt on the Missouri River and Bob Lowry who flew to the Kiklukh River in Alaska in search of silvers. LKH Three Days Fishing the Mo…

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Conservation Corner – December 2018

The Spirit of Giving (for Fish) This exceptionally warm, exceptionally dry year is coming to a close. Reflecting back, we saw dismal steelhead returns, low flows in our rivers, and stagnation in climate change policy. Last month’s Conservation Corner offered some bright spots where fish and river focused non-governmental organizations (NGO’s) have made real progress…

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Member Matters – November 2018

Membership Opportunities This is a quiet time of year for membership activities. But, it is a real opportunity for new members, since if they join now; they are paid through the end of 2019! Introduce your fishing partners to the club and have them join to take advantage of this special opportunity. For current members,…

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Book Review: The Feather Thief, by Kirk Wallace Johnson; Viking Books (2018)

Editor’s Note: Periodically, the Literary Angler features a member’s thoughts on books or articles they believe will be of interest to fellow fly fishers. Foundation Board member, Dr. Mark Metzdorff reviews a book that takes us over to the darker side of fly tying. LKH I must give credit to my wife Marie-Louise, who is…

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