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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Fish Facts: Chum Salmon (Oncorhyncus keta)


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

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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