NEWSLETTER

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2017 June  https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/8ada6bd3-8a39-4b7e-800a-726d9013defb

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.

2017 May  https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/2c731f4d-3b79-4fcf-82b4-29257aad22fb

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.

2017 April  https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/423eec9f-2cb4-4303-b19c-7ac935748ed6

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.

2017 March  https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/9ab0cce3-b34f-4a51-97e9-978cd6823173

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.

2017 February  https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/165762b6-cb42-4547-9b10-d2cf6d97f969

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.

2017 January   https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/7b56c0f9-0e59-4189-888e-db1515fb2b6d

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.

2016 December    https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/f80867ee-1090-4f3c-b920-3b4b0dbb6aeb

Program Notice:  There is no program this month.  The CBFC celebrate the Holidays with a special gift exchange.

2016 November   https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/25cd9a07-181a-40b1-aee4-1291668de170

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.

2016 October  https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/74fc2a9b-eb60-45a4-90ed-a5598b983228

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.

2016 September   https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/e487fb9e-83df-4ad7-8d50-2de9acb266d7

Program Notice:  Skip Morris, will provide both an afternoon, fly-tying demonstration on bass flies, and an evening presentation on bass fishing in rivers.

2016 August     https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/a5f1555e-464e-475f-b5b4-114463b44a85

Program Notice: No meeting in August

2016 July     https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/37098098-cbc9-445b-85ff-e327c74326cc

Program Notice:  No meting in July.  Take a kid fishing.

2016 June    https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/ff8a6b83-0312-40c1-ba2e-8dbf817e8e8f

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.

2016 May     https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/4e18add6-25a6-4b0b-96a1-f3e6a5d9d102

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.”

2016 Apr     https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/3f8fe0e3-bd2f-4631-80b5-805da5c7b86f

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.

2016 Mar     https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/e251c445-1bff-4436-ae1e-537541143bf5

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.

2106 Feb     https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/04522c6e-c34a-46cf-9f84-734c9a96a1ef

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.

2016 Jan      https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/34d91144-06ac-447b-858f-cb6f731fb762

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.

2015 Dec    https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/ce44bbe4-8494-4a63-8672-7abc10340e3e

Program Notice: There was no program this month.  The CBFC celebrate the Holidays with a special gift exchange.

2015 Nov    https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/cefb68f7-b766-41e8-97ea-64d86a9b6749

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.

2015 Oct          https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/6dc0561d-f26a-44d0-93df-fe3f425d 

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.

2015 Sep         https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/d8bfdf93-f998-4b31-b166-1ea73572fe8a

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.

2015 Aug         https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/02fc7e4f-4ba8-44f4-bbfe-87361eb22285

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.

2015 July         https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/c2ca9d57-4e6f-4af1-b43b-85c7ca72a8b2

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.

2015 June       https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/da157a48-3e4a-40ef-878d-1dd94941dc14

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.”

2015 May        https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/8b9ef1a4-cbc4-433d-a21d-691b52a2fd74

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.

2015 Apr         https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/c507ffeb-d7b2-4c21-a79c-ff7f62186015

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.

2015 Mar         https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/7c3e4c60-1a38-45f0-a717-9ad57f5b3b0f

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.

2015 Feb         https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/e86b03e3-4c06-47bf-ae26-6f11fb77ee20

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.

2015 Jan         https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/a881a4d5-0b24-4e11-a70b-863b7246a810

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.