Flyline

Flyline Nov 2018

Trout challenge, Steelhead Eco Rock Opera, Feathery Heist

Literary Angler – Our History

Editor’s Note: One of the regular sections of the Flyline before my tenure was Sage, and Other Sayings. I regret I did not have the depth of knowledge on fly fishing lore to regularly add these short poems, words of wisdom, or insights. Over the years, many members who submitted these sayings in the past…

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Alaska Salmon Fishing

Editor’s Note This piece comes by way of FCO Board Member, Christian Werner. He and Steve Willhite recently fished for Coho in southeast Alaska. Instead of sending a story of the great bright Coho they enticed to the fly, Christian informs us of very worrisome declines in legendary salmon runs in our northernmost state. Follow…

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Member Matters – September 2018

Membership Update Our membership continues strong for 2018. We have a total of 168 paid/honorary members, which includes 12 new members for the year. The newest member is Felton Jenkins of White Salmon, WA. Be sure to bring guests to the club meetings to introduce them to all we have to offer. Encourage them to…

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Conservation Corner – Lostine

Finding Salmon on the Lostine Last month my friend Patrick and I ventured east with our little teardrop trailer to explore camping opportunities in the Wallowa Mountains. We found a sweet little campground with just 4 sites along the Lostine River about 13 miles outside of the little hamlet of Lostine. Unfortunately, the saloon in…

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One off the bucket list – Kamchatka

Location: Ozernaya River, Kamchatka, Russia Most of us have a “bucket list” of fishing destinations; Bone Fish Christmas Island, German Browns in Argentina, Taimnen in Mongolia, or maybe something closer to home, say, Madison Valley in Montana or one the many great rivers in Alaska.  Well, this past July, fellow Flyfishers’ Club member Bruce Oldenburg…

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Observations While Drifting from Mack’s Canyon to Heritage Landing – Summer 2018

Editor’s Note: Our Conservation Chair and Deschutes Wizard, David Moskowitz, floated down the Deschutes from Mack’s to the mouth to survey the damage by recent fires. He posted multiple photos along with detailed descriptions of the carnage caused by the infernos on his blog – https://moskosalmo.wordpress.com/2018/07/27/report-from-the-lower-deschutes/. With Dave’s permission, I’ve chosen some of his conservation-minded suggestions…

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Member Matters – August 2018

Send in Your Stories for the Flyline! Hello FCO Members! Have you traveled to cooler waters during this long hot dry summer? If so, please consider sending a brief report and picture for Member Matters! And if you took an epic trip that deserves more prose (and maybe a little bragging), your story might go…

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