Category: President’s Message

President’s Message – December 2019

I’m writing this on Thanksgiving morning, so it’s appropriate to give thanks for many things, not least of which is the many fishing opportunities I had in 2019.  Frigid days chasing winter steelhead on the coast and on the Sandy River, less frigid (but equally unproductive) days chasing steelhead in early spring on the Willamette,…

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President’s Message

  Happy Fall Everyone!  Tis the season for changing colors, shorter days, the return of the Old Fashioned to my cocktail lineup, and, of course, fishing for steelhead.  I was fortunate enough to be invited on a three-day Deschutes steelhead camp trip early in September.  Todd Harris of Harris Anglers picked up three of us on…

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President’s Message – August 2019

I hope everyone can join us at the annual member picnic on August 13th at  the Westmoreland Casting Pond in Sellwood.  If you haven’t registered for this event, please do so on the website. The club hosts the picnic (it is BYO – don’t forget your favorite beverage) so there is no cost for members…

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President’s Message – June 2019

  Thanks to everyone who helped make the 2019 Flyfishers auction a great success.  We raised a record amount of money in the paddle raise for Water Watch of Oregon to help with their work on the Crooked River restoration project.  Janet Arenz will be providing a more detailed account but from my perspective, a…

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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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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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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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