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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Photo of the Day: Great Shot of an Alaskan Fight

The angler and his quarry. . .which one will come out on top?
Photo by Josh Fitz, East Fork Media

Anyone who has ever tried to take a photo that captures both the angler and the fish he’s fighting knows that you need to hit the shutter many, many times and hope one of the images. . .

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Fish Facts: Chum Salmon (Oncorhyncus keta)

Chum salmon are hard fighters and readily strike flies.
Photo by Chris Morgan,

The chum salmon (Oncorhyncus keta) is familiar to most anglers only because of the unique “tiger-stripe” patterns of red, purple, and black that spawning fish develop along their. . .

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