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It’s been a struggle to find a lightweight comfortable wading boot with enough durability to make it through the season here at Cedar Lodge. Our favorite boots have been the 2015/16 Patagonia Ultra light and the Simms Intruder boot. Both …

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The 29th annual Northwest Fly Tyer & Fly Fishing Expo will be held March 10th and 11th at the Linn County Expo Center in Albany, Oregon. There are many activities for anyone interested in fly fishing or fly tying. There … Conti

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Yesterday, via the Register-Guard: Oregon’s new state treasurer and new secretary of state teamed up Tuesday to vote for the potential sale of the Elliott State Forest, rejecting Gov. Kate Brown’s recently revealed plan to keep public the 82,500-acre forest …

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Join the rascally Bluebacks for the annual film festival to raise funds for the chapter steelhead surveys in the Siletz River Basin, SOLV River cleanups, and the Linn-Benton Salmon Watch for children. These activities depend on your support. As in …

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Dear Dale and Charles, I know it was a tough decision not to come to New Zealand this year. Life throws curveballs and we have to adjust. But… if it makes you feel any better this year has been a … Continue reading

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An awesome op-ed in the NY Times by Trout Unlimited CEO, Chris Wood. Over the past 20 years, mining operations have buried or degraded nearly 2,000 miles of streams in Appalachia. It goes without saying that cutting the tops off …

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From the Denver Post: The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to kill a federal rule that gives Americans more of a voice in large-scale planning for projects using public land. The action launched by House Republicans, including sponsors …

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In this fly tying instructional video Tony Torrence demonstrates how to tie a Scandinavian Style Tube Fly using the Protube system by ProSportFisher. The Protube system allows the tier to control the every aspect of their creation with the addition …

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Drafted by Mia Sheppard at Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership Dear President Trump: As product manufacturers, service providers, retailers, and publishers working in the hunting and fishing industry, we personally understand the value of America’s public lands in sustaining and growing …

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I’ve had a week to swing flies in several locations around the North Coast this past week. Wow, this has been a classic winter steelhead experience, as in, a textbook situation. It is no surprise that swinging flies for winter …

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Some of my steelhead and salmon flies incorporate flash only in the wing—but there are many patterns I craft that incorporate additional flash by winding on what I refer to as “flash hackles.” Two products that I often reach for …

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This post will just feature a half dozen of the various options we have at hand on the bench to add flash to wings of steelhead and salmon flies. There are well over a hundred options if you consider colors, …

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An increasing proportion of our winter steelhead fishing these days involves the use of two hand rods (spey or switch rods). Where winter steelhead fishing is concerned, the use of a Skagit style head and sink tip is the most common …

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In this instructional fly tying video Tony Torrence demonstrates how to tie his Carp Caller carp fly. Using some of the latest materials available, this fly lands softly to its target due to the buggy dubbed head. After settling to …

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I tie most of my Tube flies using a Regal Revolution rotary vise. When I first began using the Pro Sportfisher Flexineedle to hold my tubes, I secured the tool with the vise jaws at an angle, and this is … Cont

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Thumbs up in my opinion for this new OPST tool. I have been satisfied enough using my HMH tool fly adaptor to hold my shanks while tying Intruders but have long awaited the arrival of this new tool offered by … Continue

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This is an opinion piece, and the reader should digest my thoughts knowing that I am as biased as any steelhead angler you’ve ever met where fly color is concerned. I definitely have ideas about the color hues of the … Continu

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Many fly tyers express confusion regarding selection of a basic tool to secure tubes in a vise. This post will show three of the tools I’ve had considerable experience with, with a quick note regarding two tools that I have …

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Cool video from Western Native Trout: The Western Native Trout Initiative and the Desert Fish Habitat Partnership are proud to present “Blueheads and Bonnevilles”, a short film about the work we are doing with our partners in the Weber River, …

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I’m an enthusiastic fan of tying steelhead swing flies on tubes, and use a wide variety of tube components on a regular basis. This experience helps me keep informed with many but not all of the options available to the …

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In this video Tony Torrence brings back an old favorite, in a new jig style format. You can’t go wrong with fly patterns which contain peacock herl. Fish this pattern under a dry fly or dedicated nymph rigs. The Zug … Continue r

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I have been busily stocking my fly boxes preparing for winter steelhead season and part of my ritual concerns thinking about the best fly sizes to tie as each season approaches. In some past years I have been particularly enthused … Co

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It’s been wet and nasty this spring at Cedar Lodge on the South Island of New Zealand. According to most of the long time residents in the Makarora area there hasn’t been a spring like this in nearly 20 years. … Continu

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We Caddis Fly Anglers want to wish you all a very happy holiday this weekend! The shop will be open from 10am-4pm on 12/24, Christmas Eve for if you need any last minute stocking stuffers and/or gifts for Sunday. We will be …

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  Need a last minute stocking stuffer? Come by the Caddis Fly Angling Shop and snag the Finnegan’s Fly Tool! It’s 7 fly fishing tools in one compact, cool tool that hangs right on your vest for easy access. Featuring …

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As the gift giving holidays approach, it can be intimidating to think of something to get that special angler in your life. What can you get the fisherman who already has everything!? Check out our gift guide video here:   For …

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Click it and sign it now. From the Native Fish Society: How can fish that are manufactured in a hatchery be endangered? How can fish that are mass produced by the millions each year deserve protections under the Endangered Species …

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This is going to be a quick post for a relatively quick winter steelhead tube Intruder. I tie this fly in about 12 minutes and it catches steelhead. Tube: 40/40 ProSportfisher tube butt: Chartreuse Ice dub Rear Post: Kingfisher Blue …

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The Jigged Pheasant Tail Nymph is one of our most effect “hopper dropper” nymphs. It’s hook rides up and reduces snags and lost flies. You can tie this fly in a variety of sizes, we like it best from #12-16. …

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Various  rabbit and Finn Raccoon Zonker strips make for great flies, but there are some properties of the material that can be confusing and intimidating. The first thing that might disappoint you is the extent to which the strips might be matted …

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