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Member Matters – October 2019

Welcome New Member! Mike Green of Happy Valley is our newest FCO member. He enjoys fly tying, rod building, and “tricks and techniques.” Mike, this month’s guest speaker’s discussion of Tactical Fly Fishing will be speaking your language. Hope to see you at the October 8th meeting! Fishing Reports Janet Arenz and Curt Marr engaged…

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Literary Angler – Book Review

To love a river, one grows to love just being there. Even if weather dashes a fishing day, you can be soothed by  imagining you are on its banks as it overcomes boulders and continuously rushes toward the sea. This book review from Dr. Mark Metzdorff reflects his love (addiction, he admits) for the Babine…

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On Bamboo Rods and FCO History

Editor’s Note: Our dear non-resident member, Dr. Barry Mayer, is a rich source of FCO history. He recently sent me these memories of members, bamboo rods, and of course, fishing! This month he talks about his introduction to bamboo rods and his first rod made by the legendary Walton Powell. If Barry’s words bring forth…

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Member Matters – September 2019

Of Fish and Fly Editor’s Note: Several members have been out on western rivers and have pictures to show for it! A couple of weeks ago I made the leap and purchased my first Euro nymphing rod. Amy Hazel set me up with a 10′ 3 weight Echo Shadow II. She suggested the Echo because…

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Conservation Corner

Another Challenging Year for Wild Summer Steelhead Hot summers, warm water, harvest and bycatch, poor ocean conditions, dams, water diversion, hatchery influences, habitat degradation, sea lions, and yes, anglers. I hate to sound “doom and gloom” but the summer steelhead returns on the Columbia do make me gloomy. The threats to wild steelhead recovery continue…

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Your Club – Video Series

Flyfishers’ Club of Oregon history, literature, lore, membership, benefits, and best of all – fishing! It’s all here in this fantastic video series. Refresh your memories or learn more about the rich history and contributions of your Club!

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February Meeting – George Krumm – Naknek Fall Rainbows

George Krumm is the editor of both Fish Alaska and Hunt Alaska and writes the Stillwater Fly Fishing column in Fish Alaska. He has wandered and fished all over Alaska and is a great resource. He presented to the club last February on Alaska’s trophy stillwater fishing. We welcome him back this year to present “Naknek Fall Rainbows”.

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September Meeting – Jim Carmin – Ed Francis Fly Fishing Book Collection

Jim Carmin is the Special Collections Librarian at the Multnomah County Library. Jim’s presentation will focus on the highlights of the Ed Francis Collection of Fly-Fishing Books, which is housed at the Multnomah County Library. He will also talk about some features of the archives, and the most recent acquisitions made possible by members of the Flyfishers’ Club of Oregon. We have all heard about this amazing collection, now we have a chance to learn more!

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