Resources

Regs and Data

*Remember to check the regs before headin’ out. Nobody wants to pay a fine.  Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Fishing Resources

*Both these pages shows near real-time data for water in Oregon. Great resources!
Near Real Time Hydrographics Data for Oregon ,  USGS Current Conditions for Oregon

Where to Fish

*Eugene, Cascades & Coast (Travel Lane County) collaborated with Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife to put together this great PDF “65 Places To Go Fishing In Lane County.” It also includes information about amenities such as Picnic Areas, Camping, Fees, etc.  65 Places to Go Fishing In Lane County

Local Fly Fishing Groups

*Cascade Family Flyfishers*

Cascade Family FlyFishers is a club dedicated to improving our local waterways, preserving this precious resource for future generations and most importantly we’re fly tiers, trout bums and steelheaders that love to spend time on the water learning and living the craft that is flyfishing. We’re teachers and students, mentors to youth and to each other. We’re friends and we are families!”

*The McKenzie Flyfishers*

The McKenzie Flyfishers are comprised of a group of people who share a common interest in flyfishing. The Club was conceived and organized in April of 1964 to:

1. Enjoy social contact with others interested in fly fishing
2. Encourage fly fishing as a method of angling, and
3. Protect and increase the fishery resources” 

*Local Trout Unlimited Chapter*

“The Redsides, Trout Unlimited Chapter 678 has a long history of protecting coldwater resources in the McKenzie and Upper Willamette watersheds. We are a grass roots organization that works with other conservation partners across the region to protect our cold water resources.” 

*Project Healing Waters*

Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc.™ is dedicated to the physical and emotional rehabilitation of disabled active military service personnel and disabled veterans through fly fishing and associated activities including education and outings.”

The local chapter’s Facebook page: Project Healing Waters Eugene/Springfield

Blogs

Everyone likes a good blog. These are a few of our favorites:

Forums

*Spey Pages*

“…the largest, most active Spey resource on the web.” Be sure to check out the forum section under Gallery.  http://www.speypages.com/

*Westfly*

Looks like Westfly is up and running again! Westfly is a non-profit website serving the Western fly fishing community. The website provides current fishing conditions, river levels, tides, fly patterns, feature articles, entomology, food details, and other information of interest primarily to Oregon fly anglers.”  https://www.west-fly-fishing.com/index.php/about

Some of Our Favorite Local, Non-Profit Conservation Groups

*Calapooia Watershed Council*

Mission of the Calapooia Watershed Council: “The Calapooia Watershed Council shall promote and sustain the health of the Calapooia Watershed. Stewardship, restoration, education, community involvement, and strategic partnerships are the tools we use in pursuit of this purpose.”

*Friends of Buford Park and Mt. Pisgah*

Mission of Friends of Buford Park and Mt. Pisgah: “Founded in 1989, the Mission of Friends of Buford Park & Mt. Pisgah is to protect and enhance native ecosystems and compatible recreation in the Mt. Pisgah area.”

*Long Tom Watershed Council*

Mission of the Long Tom Watershed Council: “The Long Tom Watershed Council serves to improve water quality and watershed condition in the Long Tom River basin and surrounding drainages through education and collaboration among all interests, using the collective wisdom and voluntary action of our community members.”

*McKenzie River Trust*

Mission of McKenzie River Trust: McKenzie River Trust helps people protect and care for the lands and rivers they cherish in western Oregon.”

*Middle Fork Watershed Council*

Mission of  Middle Fork Watershed Council: “We work with communities for a healthy Middle Fork Willamette watershed through environmental education and habitat restoration.”