Action Alert: Help Protect the Trout, Salmon, and Steelhead of Oregon’s Nehalem River Watershed

Written by: Tracy Nguyen-Chung


The Nehalem River could use even more protection than that proposed by the State of Oregon.
Photo by Tracy Nguyen-Chung

Oregon’s North Coast is an incomparable wonder, and home to the Nehalem River. (Nehalim is Salish for "place where people live.") Lush forests, a sweeping coastal estuary, and miles of . . .

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Classic Tips: Top 10 Flies for Oregon’s North Coast

Written by: Ethan Barrow, Adventures Across Oregon


There are lots of opportunities within striking distance of Portland.
Photos courtesy Adventures Across Oregon

When the vast majority of fly fishing destinations in the northern hemisphere are dealing with intense cold and/or snow, the watersheds in close proximity to Portland, Oregon are oftentimes. . .

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Trout Bum of the Week LXXVI: Bryan Huskey


Bryan Huskey gets ready to release his most memorable fish ever. . .a roosterfish caught from the beach in Mexico.
Photo by Paul Moinester

Bryan Huskey is a filmmaker and photographer from Boise, Idaho. He's probably best known in the fly-fishing world for his film "Doc of the Drakes," about an octogenarian angler suffering . . .

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Photos: When Life and Luck Collide

Written by: Brian O'Keefe


The bass were feeding ahead of a cold front in Deschutes national Forest.
Photos by Brian O'Keefe

The other day, I drove up into the Deschutes National Forest in search of some big bass. I had my 8 weight, a few flies and poppers, a couple donuts, and some lemonade. Since I was boatless, . . .

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Video: Historic Pact Will Remove Four Salmon-Blocking Dams on the Klamath


The John C. Boyle Dam in southern Oregon is one of the dams slated for removal after 2020.
Photo by Bob J. Galindo / Wikipedia

Back in September, we posted a trailer for a video called A River Between Us, a cinematic call to action on behalf of the largest restoration project in American history: restoring the mighty. . .

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Photos of the Day: Winter Rainbows on the Metolius

The Metolius rainbows are colorful and fine-spotted. Photos by Brian O'Keefe
For a couple of decades, Brian O’Keefe was one of the sport’s premier photographers, but now that he’s retired, he spends more time actually fishing. Yesterday, he sent me these great images, . . .

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