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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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