Monthly Archives: April 2011

Tube Flies: A lot of variety these days

This past weekend we did a little Pro Tubefly tying demo at Kiene’s Fly Shop Annual Expo. There was a lot of interest among anglers in tying tube flies not only for salmon and steelhead, but also for bass, stripers, … Continue reading

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Rob Russell speaks on behalf of Wild Fish on NW Outdoor Adventures radio show

Saw this link over on Spencer Miles blog, Whitefish Can’t Jump. Rob Russell, NFS river steward speaks on behalf of wild fish and the need to eliminate hatchery practices, specifically on the Sandy River. Rob’s segment is the first 19 … Continue reading

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Sandy River hatchery jumps to center of Northwest’s salmon debate

This just out of Oregon. Native Fish Society and Pacific Rivers Council file a 60-day notice of intent to sue the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration over the hatchery’s impacts on wild … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events

April is a busy month for social fly-fishing gatherings in Northern California. Here’s what’s on tap for Steelhead on the Spey… April 15-17th, Spey-O-Rama: The world championships of spey casting held at the Golden Gate Casting Ponds in San Francisco. … Continue reading

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Sandy River guides speak out for wild fish

This linked over from Horatio on facebook. An important read about trying to save Sandy River steelhead. Anyone who has fished the Sandy know how special of a river it is along with its fish. Read on… Wild fish, Sustainable … Continue reading

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Russian River Wild Steelhead Society

Saturday April 16th the Russian River Wild Steelhead Society will be hosting their 3rd annual event and dinner to raise money for education and restoration work on the Russian River. The event will be held at the Sportsman’s Club in … Continue reading

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