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October 2019

Fishing Reports, Upcoming Events, A Book Review

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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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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