President’s Message – May 2023

Upper Trout Creek Project Area

Sunshine has returned, happiness is everywhere, people are smiling and laughing.

Tuesday May 9th, 6pm-9pm
University Club, Portland
1225 SW 6th Avenue, Portland OR

Please join us for this special event!

The Flyfishers Club of Oregon and The Flyfisher Foundation is celebrating our 2023 Conservation Grantee: Deschutes River Conservancy (DRC), Trout Creek Project
MAY 9th at 6pm
Keith Hansen Memorial Paddle Raise supporting Deschutes River Conservancy
This year we have a LINK TO DONATE to the Foundation account, which will then present proceeds to the DRC.

Donate in person at the FCO dinner May 9th. If you are unable to attend the meeting, the Donate Link is active May 7th thru May 14th. There will also be special online auction opportunity: Fitzpatrick Homestead on the Deschutes River!!!!

6pm – Wet Fly (cocktail) Hour with Appetizers
7pm – Dinner with hosted wine; Introductions
730pm – Deschutes River Conservancy Presentation, with presenters Kate Fitzpatrick,
Executive Director; and James O’Brien, Program Associate
830pm – Lisa Hansen will encourage members to continue our Club’s tradition of great fundraising and
support our annual conservation project.


CLICK HERE to secure your attendance and dinner selection.  The Wet Fly Hour is a great time to catch up with friends, members and a chance to meet new members and guests. Bring your own guest too!

QUESTIONS? Janet Arenz, President, The Flyfisher Foundation


Dr. Keith Hansen helped develop the heart of conservation in the FCO

FCO Board Seeks New Secretary

The FCO is looking for a Secretary, we are an all-volunteer organization. Janet Arenz, stepped down to assume the important task of President of the Fly Fishers Foundation. The term is 1 year. Please contact myself or any other Board member if you are interested or have questions.

We are working on some special FCO member events that are non fishing !!!  Stayed tuned!!

With gratitude,

Mike Radakovich President