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Program Notice: No meeting in August
Program Notice: No meting in July.
Program Notice: Marc Williamson, owner of Fall River Fly Fishing in Scappoose, Oregon. Marc will discuss how to read moving water, highlighting the needs of trout. He will define the types of flies that are present in a stream or river, and explain why trout choose the locations they do.
Program Notice: Our program this month is our President, Mike Wade, who will report on his latest trip to Patagonia. Mike will tell us about a fishing venue that is limited to only two rods per week while fishing some of the best brown and brook trout water in southern Patagonia.
Program Notice: Alison Colotelo, a research scientist at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, will talk about the application of techniques used in forensic science to detect and quantify injuries to fish from both recreational and commercial fisheries. Alison’s presentation was originally scheduled for our January meeting that was canceled due to inclement weather.
Program Notice: Annual banquet at Meadow Springs Country Club. Our guest speaker is John Shewey. John will describe fly-fishing in the Northwest at famous places and at little-known waters, from distant to close-to home fisheries. This beautifully photographed program includes angling adventures on a variety of waters.
Program Notice: Dennis Dauble will provide a brief summary of conservation activities currently being considered for Club support. Paul Hoffarth and Phillip Buser from the WDFW will discuss plans for the Windmill Ranch/Powerline Lake Access Enhancement project, and how CBFC can help restore and replace informational and directional signs.
Program Notice: Alison Colotelo, a research scientist at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, will talk about the application of techniques used in forensic science to detect and quantify injuries to fish from both recreational and commercial fisheries.
Program Notice: There is no program this month. The CBFC celebrate the Holidays with a special gift exchange.
Program Notice: Chad Gillispie, owner of Fjord Fly Fishing in Poulsbo, Washington , will tell us about fly fishing for sea-run, cutthroat trout in the Hood Canal and Olympic Peninsula area.
Program Notice: Fishng reports by CBFC Club members. Sheldon Coleman will tell us about fishing for bass in Hells Canyon and Ron Reed will tell us about fishing the Henry’s Fork of the Snake River and Yellowstone Park last June.
Program Notice: Skip Morris, will provide both an afternoon, fly-tying demonstration on bass flies, and an evening presentation on bass fishing in rivers.
Program Notice: No meeting in August
Program Notice: No meting in July. Take a kid fishing.
Program Notice: Mike Wade, the CBFC Club Secretary, will tell us about his recent fly fishing trip to Christmas Island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.
Program Notice: Our speaker this month will be Alison Colotelo of the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Most of you will recall the presentation Alison provided us last January on fish migration mortality in the Columbia/ Snake River fishery. This month her topic will be “The Science of Catch-and- Release Angling.”
Program Notice: John Kreft will present a program on “A Secret River West of Sisters…the Metolius”. His presentation will include fishing access points along the river, available fish, bug life, and a few tips about his method of catching elusive Redsides, Brown Trout, and Bull Trout in the river.
Program Notice: Annual banquet at Meadow Springs Country Club. Our guest speaker is Skip Morris. Skip is a fly fisher, fly tier, fly developer and inventor, prolific writer, and is considered an expert on bass fishing with a fly. The evening program is titled “Creeks,” and is a presentation interesting to both the avid fly fisher and spouses that don’t fly fish.
Program Notice: Paul Anderson, fly fisher, tier, and owner of Fly Fishing Strategies Fly Shop in The Dalles will tell us about fishing the Bonneville pool of the Columbia River, and still water near the mouths of tributary rivers above Bonneville Dam.
Program Notice: Alison Colotelo from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory will speak about research being performed on juvenile and adult survival as they pass through the lower Snake and Columbia River dams.
Program Notice: There was no program this month. The CBFC celebrate the Holidays with a special gift exchange.
Program Notice: Scott Cook, owner and head guide at Fly and Field Outfitters in Bend, Oregon, will provide insights on the many fly fishing opportunities in Central Oregon.
Program notice: Craig Anderson, Dennis Collins, Rich Holten,Bruce Groth and Ron Reed report on their June trip to the Henry’s Fork and Yellowstone Park. Sheldon Coleman reports on the Mother’s Day caddis hatch on the Madision River.
Program notice: Jim Loomis tells about trip to Kamchatka, Russia; “Bull Trout on the Clearwater” story; East Lake outing report; bug article on October Caddis; “Technical Force Control” reprint article on dynamic principles of fly casting; book report on “In the Ring of the Rise” by Vince Marinaro.
Program notice: Club outing to Eastlake, OR; fishing report on Yakima Float with Carol and Skip Morris; report on annual Salmon Food Booth at Art in the Park event; bug article on Terrestrials; “Four Doctors and a Loon” story.
Program notice: Club Picnic at Kreids; Wax Wading Staff & Fly Rod Ferrules to Prevent Seizing; How to tie a Turle Knot – a multipurpose and handy knot; tying instructions for a Mini-Leach; “There Ain’t Nothing Like a Trout” poem; Henry’sFork and Yellowstone trip report.
Program notice: Carol Ann Morris, Fly Fisher and photographer tells how to make photos crisp, vivid, balanced, and expressive; Bug report on the Salmonfly; “Dave’s Dream Stone” story; Conservation Initiative announcement; report on Kid’s Fishing Day at Columbia Park Pond; book report on “The Soft-Hackled Fly, A Trout Fisherman’s Guide.”
Program notice: David Paul Williams, attorney and author talks about salt-water beach fishing; Fishing Etiquette; Bug report on the Skwala with tying instructions for imitation; tying instructions for Suspender Midge; “Halibut on a Fly” story. link to “Yakima River Basin Integrated Water Resource Management Plan.
Program notice: Mike Wade report on trip to Chile and Patagonia. Best Strike Indicator article; fishing reports on Yakima River Canyon, Big-Four reservoir on the Tucannon River, and Rocky Ford Club Outing.
Program notice: Craig Mathews of Blue Ribbon Flies, author, and conservationist; “Odd Takes at Rocky Ford” story; Book report on “What the Trout Said” by Datus Proper; fishing reports on the Green River and Quail Lake; Free Lost and Found Insurance; tying instructions for Damsel fly nymph and adult.
Program notice: Dennis Dauble speaks on “Fishing Blue Mountain Streams: Secret Holes and Bald-Faced Lies”; Tying instruction for Klinkhammer Special; “The Perfect Rod” story; My Favorited Accessory – Tail Knotr.
Program notice: Zach Williams, founder of Swing the Fly magazine. Report on LeRoy Hyatt’s “Advanced Fly Tying Clinic”; Salute to Ellen Bentley, long-time editor of the Newsletter; Tying instructions for Duncan Loop or UNI knot.