Category Archives: McKenzie River

Photos: Caddis Fly Shop McKenzie River Two-Fly Tournament 2011

You can check out the writeup and stats on the Oregon Fly Fishing Blog. Here are some photos I liked that didn’t go into the official post: Advertisements

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Bigfoot lives on the McKenzie River

So… I shot this video on the McKenzie River with Chris Daughters a couple summers ago running Fish Ladder Rapid. Then a few weeks back, a couple buddies watching this video found Bigfoot in the background and turned it into … Continue reading

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Wrote Register-Guard editorial to stop stocking the McKenzie River

Yesterday the Register-Guard ran an editorial I wrote with the Caddis Fly Shop’s Chris Daughters about removing or reducing hatchery rainbow trout in the McKenzie River. So far all of the response has been positive, but I’m pretty sure that … Continue reading

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Angel of death rears its ugly head on the McKenzie River

Judge, jury and executioner — Karl “The Mule” descended on the McKenzie River last weekend to slay the holdover rainbow trout eeking out the last of their dark, TroutChow-craving days before winter. In a flurry of ping-pong ball sized October Caddis, … Continue reading

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Tabling for trout at the Eugene Celebration

Last weekend I ran a table for Trout Unlimited 678 at the Eugene Celebration. We managed to sign up a bunch of new members thanks to some free trial memberships from Mike Beagle. It was also an excuse to take … Continue reading

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Hayden Bridge boat ramp goes nuts

Last night, Karl and I had plans to tackle steelhead waters on the lower McKenzie. The afternoon started normal enough, I met up with Karl in Springfield, got the gear together and shuttled to the Hayden Bridge ramp. When we … Continue reading

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Yellow Sally hatch on the McKenzie River

Here are some photos from last night’s trip on the lower McKenzie River with Wild Bill. The Yellow Sally stoneflieswere going nuts. Bill picked up the pattern on the recommendation of Chad at The Caddis Fly. The little yellow stones were … Continue reading

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