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Member Matters – August 2021

Doug Stewart Sends Thanks for Honorary FCO Membership Hi, I plan to attend the upcoming picnic and thank you for the honor you are giving me, it is greatly appreciated. Interestingly, the Westmoreland Park was where the ponds were when my dad taught me how to cast the fly. I was 12 years old at…

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President’s Message – July 2021

  July is starting out as a pretty good month already, with relief from the unbelievable record heat, the lifting of Covid restrictions as we cross the 70% statewide vaccination mark, and a holiday weekend with friends and family. Although I haven’t  fished in July yet, I had some good time on the water in…

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2021 Auction Re-Cap

Funding Update This year’s on-line auction netted $29,641.  The Keith Hansen Memorial Paddle Raise generated $20,950 for the Native Fish Society, the lead organization of the North Umpqua Coalition’s project to build more summer steelhead in the North Umpqua River after last year’s devastating fire.  In addition, the 22 auction items raised $16,379 of which…

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Member Matters – July 2021

Doug Stewart Awarded Honorary Membership in the FCO Doug has been associated with the club since 1976 when he was accepted to the waiting list and was the featured Fly Tyer before the monthly meeting in August…. That’s 45 years ago! He tied his classic Max Canyon Steelhead Fly which worked well everywhere but especially…

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President’s Message – June 2021

May was a Big Month! Welcome to (almost) summer!  A stretch of warm weather last week offered a preview of abundant sunshine and shirtsleeve outdoor dinners, but as I write today, the temperature is below 60 and it feels much more like a traditional Oregon spring with showers and clouds. First and foremost, a big…

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2021 Auction a Huge Success!

CONGRATULATIONS MEMBERS AND FRIENDS FCO Auction Raises over $37,000! Club members and friends signed up for our on-line auction to support the North Umpqua Coalition’s project to get more native summer steelhead in the North Umpqua River. Your generous contributions and competitive bidding resulted in our most successful on-line auction ever. The auction included the…

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Member Matters – June 2021

The FCO Picnic is Back! Mark your calendars for Tuesday August 10th with the location: Westmoreland Park, Picnic Area G. Program chair Mike Radakovich will be setting up in person Club meetings again beginning with our annual picnic! Watch for updates on the website and in next month’s Flyline. It will be great to see…

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Literary Angler – Flies for Flies

Editor’s Note: This piece comes from the archives of our non-resident member, Dr. Barry Mayer. As we head into the lazy days of summer the fishing frenzy may slow but you can often find pleasant surprises when your mind is lulled by the current. lkh I am told that March and April are probably the…

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