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December 2019

Special Holiday Meeting, Club Happenings, Bogdan Reels, and Generosity

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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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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