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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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Conservation Corner – The Salmon Life History Re-Written

Comments Requested by Flyline Editor – An·thro·po·cene – (anTHrəpəˌsēn), adjective relating to or denoting the current geological age, viewed as the period during which human activity has been the dominant influence on climate and the environment. Salmon and steelhead life histories in the Anthropocene Epoch. “Migrating” to the ocean on a barge. Your Flyline editor…

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Member Matters – Club Cohesion During a Pandemic

  For nearly 60 years, the Flyfishers’ Club of Oregon has provided members with a means to connect, learn, make new friends, share fishing adventures, adjust to societal changes, help support Oregon’s fish and their rivers, teach and inspire, celebrate fly fishing’s literary heritage, and further scientific study in fisheries. In less than 3 months,…

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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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President’s Message – May 2020

  I hope you all are staying safe, healthy, and at least somewhat sane now that we are in the second month of Covid-19 stay at home restrictions.  The Hillas family is managing to survive the quarantine but we all will be happy to get out of the house.   Fishless So Far Needless to…

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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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