Home Waters Fly Shop Recommended Resources
We get it. Sometimes you need help cutting through all the noise. The crew at Home Waters put this list of resources together to help you with all the resources you might need.
Fly Fishing Guides and Casting Instructors
- Willamette Valley Fishing Guides: Guided trips on the Mckenzie and Willamette River; Casting Instruction; Spey Casting Instruction.
- True North Fly Fishing: Female-focussed Fly Fishing Guide and Casting Instructor.
- McKenzie River Guides Association
Regs and Data
- Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Fishing Resources
- USGS Current Conditions for Oregon
- Reported River Obstructions
Where to Fish
Local Fly Fishing Groups
- *Cascade Family Flyfishers*
- A club dedicated to improving our local waterways, preserving this precious resource for future generations. We’re teachers and students, mentors to youth and to each other. We’re friends and we are families!
- *The McKenzie Flyfishers*
- 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”
- *Project Healing Waters*
- 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.”
Fly Tying YouTube Channels
Here are some of the fly tyers and channels we turn to for inspiration:
- Davie McPhail: One of the best!
- Tim Flagler: Teacher, tyer, angler, conservationist.
- Brian Wise: Big Streamers and tying techniques
- Charlie Craven: Opinionated, informed, talented