Category: News Flash

Wednesday Evening Fly Tying Webinar 6/17/20 – Takahopper

FCO members may join the Long Beach Casting Club’s Wednesday Night Fly Tying Forum weekly via Zoom. Webinars begin at 7:30 p.m. Here is the recipe from Mark Flo: TAKAHOPPER (Variation of Ed Shank’s Letort Hopper) Hook: Size 14-16 DaiRiki 280, Tiemco 2303 Thread: Yellow 3/0 Monochord Body: Golden yellow Fly rite dubbing Under wing:…

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President’s Message – June 2020

  Notes From Grindstone Lakes I hope you all continue to be healthy and safe as we begin the slow process of reopening businesses and starting to return to some semblance of normalcy.  Equally importantly, I hope that the spring (at times summer-like) weather has tempted you to pick up a rod and go fishing.…

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Wednesday Evening Fly Tying Webinars

Wednesday May 27th features the Liberace Clouser and Wednesday June 3rd gives the how-to for the Bullet-head Cicada. Thanks to new member, Rob Peterson, FCO members have been invited to join the Long Beach Casting Club’s Wednesday Night Fly Tying Forum via Zoom. Webinars begin at 7:30 p.m. If you would like to join, email…

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Conservation Alert! ODFW Proposes to Open Upper Sandy River to Fishing from Boats

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is taking public comments until May 26th on their proposal to open the upper 25 miles of the Sandy River above Oxbow Park to fishing from a floating device. The department states their rationale is to allow increased fishing opportunity for hatchery fish that intermingle with wild fish.…

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Member Matters – May 2020

Western Rivers Conservancy Presentation Available The FCO had their first Zoom presentation and Q & A hosted by Western Rivers Conservancy Director of Donor Relations and Club member, Jim Cox. Jim took us on a breathtaking trip to several of the spectacular rivers that WRC has worked to acquire and convey to public ownership. We learned…

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Fly Tying Webinar on Wednesday Evening!

New Offering this Wednesday May 6th at 7:30 p.m! Thanks to new member, Rob Peterson, FCO members have been invited to join the Long Beach Casting Club’s Wednesday Night Fly Tying Forum via Zoom If you would like to join, email Shirley Sakaguchi (sakagusc@gmail.com), and she will add you to the distribution, and copy Mark…

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Newsletter Submissions Appreciated!

Dreaming of the fishing trip you wish you were taking this month? Or perhaps you are reminiscing upon the terrific time you had fishing afar this past winter. While we are cooped up watching Netflix or C-SPAN, why not take a break and write a little story for the Flyline? Some of you must be…

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