Flyline

August 2019

Upcoming FCO Picnic, Grindstone Lakes, Euro Nymphing, Remembering Past Members

2019 Auction Recap

AUCTION SETS NEW RECORD! Congratulations to the members and guests who participated in this year’s auction. You set a new record for the Keith Hansen Memorial Paddle Raise, topping more than $31,000! Funds will be supporting a great WaterWatch project for the Crooked River. In addition to the paddle raise, the Silent, Super Silent and…

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President’s Message – May 2019

I’m excited to see everyone at the annual auction next Tuesday! We have over 50 live and silent auction items to bid on including gear, guided trips, vacation rentals and more.  If you haven’t registered for the auction yet, now is the time.  Registration ends this Wednesday, May 1, so round up those last minute…

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Literary Angler –

“We who go a-fishing are a peculiar people. Like other men and women in many respects, we are like one another, and like no others, in other respects. We understand each other’s thoughts by an intuition of which we know nothing. We cast our flies on many waters, where memories and fancies and facts rise,…

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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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President’s Message – April 2019

I’m excited for the annual Flyfisher Foundation Fundraising Auction and Keith Hansen Memorial Paddle Raise next month. Your auction chair Janet Arenz is working hard to ensure a successful event. A reminder that the auction date is May 7, which is one week earlier than usual. Be sure to join us for a fun night…

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Literary Angler –

Book review of Upstream: Searching for Wild Salmon, From River to Table by Langdon Cook Anyone who has gone fishing for salmon, watched them swimming upstream to spawn, or simply seen depictions in photographs knows they are a special fish.  More than food, more than a game species, more than a natural resource, salmon evoke…

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2019 Auction –

From 2019 Auction Chair Janet Arenz – I’m very happy to be the newbie auction chair, officially installed 9 days after I retired. Thank goodness it was handed off as an extremely well organized package, making it easy for a quick start. I jumped in on the most popular oral auction items, and was thrilled…

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Member Matters – April 2019 –

Tom McAllister to be Memorialized by Senate Concurrent Resolution at the 80th Oregon Legislative Assembly – 2019 Regular Session Editor’s Note: This news comes to us by way of David Moskowitz. As you know, Dave contributed mightily in the past to the FCO by serving as Foundation President and Program Chair. He also had a…

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