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Westfly Helps Preserve N. Santiam Fish Habitat

In 2012, Westfly made a donation to the Western Rivers Conservancy to help purchase farmland that was about to become a gravel mine. Instead it will be a key part of wild steelhead and salmon recovery for the Willamette basin. Video. by Scott Richmond.

Dry Fly Steelheading on the North Umpqua

Want to skate dry flies for steelhead on the North Umpqua? Learn how to do it--along with other North Umpqua tips--from this interview with fly fishing guide Dean Finnerty! MP3 audio. by Scott Richmond.

Is the Deschutes River in Danger? Yes!

The Deschutes River may be in trouble--big trouble, beyond anything you can imagine. Dave Moskowitz, head of the Deschutes River Alliance, describes the threat and what's being done. by Scott Richmond.


Fly of the Week

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fishing fly of the week

Casanova Caddis. Anyone fly fishing for trout in September needs to have caddis patterns. The dubbed deer hair body of this imitation is very realistic.


Food of the Month

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Callibaetis.  Hatches of Callibaetis mayflies--the most important mayfly for stillwaters--diminish in importance in August. But in September they can come back with a vengeance. If you're fly fishing a lake in the fall, you better have imitations in your fly box.

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  1. September Fly Fishing Forecast
  2. Current Conditions
  1. September Fly Fishing Forecast
  2. Current Conditions
  1. September Fly Fishing Forecast
  2. Current Conditions
  1. September Fly Fishing Forecast
  2. Current Conditions

  1. Hot Board Topics

  1. Visiting Stanley Thurs-Sat. (9/4-6th)
  2. Dirty Lower Boise
  3. Effect of raising flow to 2200 cfs on the SFB
  1. Hot Board Topics

  1. East report
  2. Fishing near Joseph
  3. How Not to Fish the D
  4. Name Change (aka 4Strutta)
  5. Crane Report
  1. Hot Board Topics

  1. Fishing Report
  1. Coming Events

  1. Tualatin Valley Trout Unlimited/David Moskowitz/ Deschutes River Alliance Wednesday, September 10

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