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Conservation Corner – The Deschutes is No Place for Litterbugs

Editor’s Note: Club members Mark Metzdorff and Felton Jenkins were out fishing the prime Deschutes waters below Warm Springs with guide Matt Mendes of Spin the Handle last month. They had great fishing while learning first hand how Matt is working to protect the riparian habitat on his tribal lands. lkh Matt Mendes is a…

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Lisa Hansen

Hear Lisa Hansen’s request for your support. Keith and Lisa Hansen have been avid fly anglers and great conservation supporters for decades. Keith was a gregarious, generous, and enthusiastic individual and a compassionate physician. In 2009, he “became one with the river.” His loss was felt throughout the flyfishing community. But with the Flyfishers Foundation,…

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Keith Hansen Memorial Paddle Raise Grantee Leaders Speak Out for Wild North Umpqua Steelhead

Editor’s Note: Nearly twenty years ago, I hooked (but eventually did not land) my first steelhead on the North Umpqua River in a legendary pool called Charcoal Point. I was awestruck by the power and beauty of this wild fish. So for the love of wild steelhead and a river so dear to our hearts,…

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Don’t Miss the May 2021 Auction!

2021 Flyfishers’ Club of Oregon Auction and Keith Hansen Memorial Paddle Raise The 2021 Flyfishers’ Club of Oregon Auction and Keith Hansen Memorial Paddle Raise is taking place online this year. It opens on May 17 at 8 am PT and closes on May 23 at 8 pm PT. We will be celebrating the work…

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President’s Message – May 2021

If your calendar didn’t remind you, the glorious stretch of sunny weather last month confirmed that it is indeed springtime in Oregon, and that means it is time for our auction.  Auction chair Janet Arenz has spent untold hours arranging this year’s event and deserves a big round of applause and more for her efforts.  Because…

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Member Matters – May 2021

Free Copies of Historical Creel Issues The Creel is the Bulletin of the Flyfishers’ Club of Oregon. The first edition was published in December 1961.  Subsequent editions were distributed periodically until 2008.  There are several extra copies of the July 1966 to 2008 editions (17 of the total 24 issues originally published).  If you are…

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Auction

2021 Flyfishers’ Club of Oregon Auction and Keith Hansen Memorial Paddle Raise The 2021 Flyfishers’ Club of Oregon Auction and Keith Hansen Memorial Paddle Raise is taking place online this year. It opens on May 17 at 8 am PT and closes on May 23 at 8 pm PT. We will be celebrating the work…

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Steelhead Theory and approach

Tuesday, April 13th 7-8pm, Jason Osborn, owner of The Portland Fly Shop will be presenting: Steelhead Theory and approach. Jason a Portland native, began fishing at the age of 14, for the last 12 years been guiding in Oregon and SW Washington. Please register by using the link below: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZElf-morj4sEtKRNwF_lkMfp7zEe5eU2JEY There will be two prizes…

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President’s Message – April 2021

Tilting the Axis Toward Trout Although the chilly rains of late March feel more like late winter as I write this, the tilting axis of planet earth has passed through the vernal equinox into spring, and almost everyone I know is enjoying the “extra” hour of evening light from moving our clocks forward. For anglers…

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