Member Matters – December 2019


Ross and Teri Beatty take a lunch break at FCO Goose Lake Outing

Juju or Mojo – FCO Hats give Good Fish Karma!

FCO hats make a great Christmas gift. Buy one for a friend, or start sending hints to your loved ones. I have been sporting one on most of my fishing trips since I purchased one last summer. From Trout to Carp to Peacock Bass to Bonefish, I swear they give off the good juju when it comes to luck. Click here to order!

Ross Beatty

Plan Ahead and Mark Your Calendars for Great FCO Presentations!

When you go to the Events page on the FCO website, you get a sneak peek at upcoming presentations. Program chair Ross Beatty has speakers who will take you to their special northwest waters and share the best tactics for angling success. Check the Events page often and plan to join your fellow members for camaraderie and new fishing insights!

Your Flyfishers’ Club and Flyfisher Foundation Boards Work for You and the Fish

Serving on the Club or Foundation Board is interesting and rewarding. Your Flyfishers’ Club Board has been busy evaluating ways to recruit new members with a focus on younger members. They are also planning to up our social media presence. Your Flyfisher Foundation Board is preparing to send out requests for application for the Keith Hansen Memorial Paddle Raise this month. As you may know, this paddle raise at the May FCO/FFF auction raises a substantial amount of money for a conservation effort in Oregon. Check out past Flyfisher Foundation grant awards on the Foundation Funding History webpage. If you would like to learn more about serving on one of these boards, please contact Jim Hillis for the Club’s Board and John Pyrch for the Foundation Board.

Christmas For Coho

Tualatin Valley and Clackmas chapters of Trout Unlimited will be out collecting Christmas trees for their annual  Christmas for Coho program on January 4, and 11, 2020.  They will be collecting trees from 9 am to 4 pm at Northwest Fly Fishing Outfitters (10910 NE Halsey Street, Portland, OR 97220) and Old Fire Station Next to Royal Treatment Fly Fishing (6000 Failing St., West Linn, OR 97068). Please make sure to remove all ornamentation before dropping off your tree. It will be re-purposed to improve salmon habitat.