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Member Matters: July 2018

Welcome to your Flyline Member Matters Page on the new FCO website! We hope you will send in your fishing reports, notices of fly fishing events, member news, and other items of interest to the FCO membership for posting on this page or in our other news areas of the website. Please send any items…

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Literary Angler: Carpfest 2018

Editor’s Note: This story from our Program Chair, Ross Beatty, reveals a few tidbits (or should I say tiny breadcrumbs) on his strategies for success catching massive Columbia River carp. He and FCO Treasurer, Ken Betschart, got real carpy with fellow members of this secretive fishery society. I hope I can figure out the password…

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Member Matters June 2018

Member Matters Thank you, members, for a very successful auction last month! We had a great turn out and the bidding was hot. We enjoyed the fantastic hors oeuvres and dinner from Chef Philippe Boulot and the MAC. We broke a record again with the Keith Hansen Memorial Paddle Raise collecting nearly $30,000 to split…

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President’s Message July 2018

Today I was reminded of all the really fabulous things we see when we head out to fish.  Ross & I were up the Columbia Gorge hiking through a giant dry field in route to the river.  All of a sudden to our surprise 4 little heads popped up from behind a pile of boulders. …

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The Auction was a Success- $50,000

The May Auction was a tremendous success.  Members and friends gathered at The Multnomah Athletic Club for a social evening of great food and fundraising for the Flyfisher Foundation, after expenses $30,000 will be given to the following- The North Umpqua Foundation for Fishwatch & Steamboaters/ Trout Unlimited for the Winchester Dam Fish Counting Project.…

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Tribute to Roger Bachman 1924 – 2018

Our Club lost a dedicated member of its tribe on March 9, 2018. Roger was a regular at our Club meetings along with his daughter, Sally and son-in-law, Ray. Here are some words of remembrance. Dave Moskowitz I am missing my friend Roger. He was a beneficent water resources commissioner in our first meeting in…

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