Saturday, May 16, 2009

New Website Location for Trout Unlimited Chapter 678

For chapter updates and official info on Trout Unlimited Chapter 678, McKenzie River, Upper Willamette Chapter, please see Oregon Fly Fishing Blog.

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Trout Unlimited Wine and Waders event Sunday Feb 22

Next Sunday is Trout Unlimited Chapter 678's annual Wine and Waders event at Territorial Vineyards in Eugene. This is a potluck event with auctions and raffles for a great cause — restoration and conservation of our native coldwater fish. The event takes place Feb. 22nd, 12-4 at 907 W 3rd Ave Eugene, OR 97402.

This year we have excellent auction items, like a guided trip fly fishing for Spring Chinook on the Tillamook system, an Outcast FishCat 4, hand-tied fly collections from expert anglers like salmon-guru Jay Nicholas and Mike Brooks (whose Atlantic salmon-style steelhead flies are in the Smithsonian).

Be sure to come by, bring a plate of bean dip or mini corndogs, and help support TU's fishery conservation goals.

If you have any questions or would like to donate auction items, please email Matt Stansberry (

Thursday, November 27, 2008

Fly Fishing events coming to Eugene, TU fundraiser

Monday December 8: Fly fishing movie Drift
The local chapter of Trout Unlimited will be showing the new fly fishing movie Drift at the David Minor Theater in Eugene, 5:30-7:30pm. One of the featured anglers in the movie, and editor of the new fly fishing magazine Catch, Oregon’s own Brian O’Keefe will be at the showing to talk about the film and his fly fishing travels. The cost is $10 and the proceeds from the event will go to the McKenzie Upper Willamette Chapter of Trout Unlmited. Tickets are pre-sale only and are available at The Caddis Fly shop in Eugene. Call 541-342-7005 for details.

Thursday December 11: Fly fishing for salmon seminar

Fisheries biologist and fly fishing fanatic Jay Nicholas will be giving a seminar on fly fishing for salmon in Oregon at The Caddis Fly Shop on Thursday evening, 6-9pm. Jay is a 30-year veteran of ODFW and is an expert on Oregon’s coastal rivers. Jay’s seminar will cover how to fly fish for salmon, fly tying demonstrations and gear selection. The class costs $20, call the shop for more details: 541-342-7005.