Flyline

August 2019

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

Conservation Corner

Flyfisher Foundation Supports OSU Fisheries Science Every April we invite the annual recipient of the Tom McAllister Graduate Scholarship to share their research with the Club. Here is a look back at the past 5 Oregon State University graduate student recipients of the Tom McAllister Scholarship to see what they have published. I am impressed…

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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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