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My first fly fishing experience was almost 20 years ago in Colorado, on the Blue River in Silverthorne. You've probably heard of it, but I had just moved to Summit County on a whim - possible only because of an equally willing spouse with a sense of adventure and the unknown. I spent my youth in... [ READ MORE... ]
Wild Steelhead on a fly gets everyone's heart beating faster and their hands trembling! They just do! The O&C lands have dozens of rivers running through them that have these amazing fish - finning through their waters twelve months of the year. Some rivers host a summer run. Others receive... [ READ MORE... ]
Oregon's Smith river is currently slated as "Forestry Emphasis" in Sen. Ron Wyden's proposed O&C Legislation. Trout Unlimted has remained engaged with the Senator and his staff in trying to make improvements to the bill. One of the areas we've requested changes to is in the Smith River... [ READ MORE... ]
Trout Unlimited is working with a wide variety of stake holders as well as members of Oregon Senator, Ron Wyden's office to find a balanced approach to the proposed legislation for the O&C lands. These lands are crucial, not only to the rural communities that neighbor these federally managed... [ READ MORE... ]
Dean Finnerty on the Umpqua in FebruaryA salmon is released back into the North UmpquaAvery Willow on the North Umpqua
With millions of acres of prime habitat, O and C lands have a grand impact on some of the best fisheries on the West coast.