Stories

Finding Fish

Finding Fish

Sep 22nd 2020

Finding FishThe Trout Unlimited Un- and Under-Documented Habitat Project in the Tongass National ForestIf you want to catch a large steelhead in a small stream, there is perhaps no better place to try
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The Places They Take You

The Places They Take You

Jun 22nd 2020

Join us across our social platforms (Instagram, Facebook and Youtube) @umpquafeathermerchants as we go live with folks across the west to discuss the special waters they call home. In the series we si
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Instagram Live Signature Tyer Sessions

Instagram Live Signature Tyer Sessions

Mar 20th 2020

INSTAGRAM LIVE TYING SESSIONS @umpquafeathermerchantsOn Thursday March 19th we kicked off what will be a series of Instagram live tying sessions that feature members of our Signature Tyer Family.
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Destination Bahamas

Destination Bahamas

Posted by Umpqua on Mar 5th 2020

The islands of the Bahamas comprise a 100,000 square mile archipelago that covers more than 500 miles of the clearest, most pristine water in the world. This is an area that is home to some of the fin
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How to Tie the: Contraband Crab

How to Tie the: Contraband Crab

Posted by Drew Chicone on Mar 3rd 2020

MaterialsHook:Black Gamakatsu L11s-3H, size 6Thread: Olive Danville 210 denier Flat Waxed NylonEyes: 5/32nd black nickel brass dumbbell; large blackEP Shrimp & Crab EyesLegs: Large gray square rub
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Destination Seychelles

Destination Seychelles

Posted by Alec Gerbec on Jul 15th 2019

There are many ways that this piece could go and I want to enlighten you all with some of the mysteries that surround the Seychelles fishery. I will start with my background of spending four years of
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Charlie's Fly Box and Innovating with Umpqua

Charlie's Fly Box and Innovating with Umpqua

Posted by Charlie Craven on Jul 15th 2019

I have been an Umpqua Signature Tyer for almost 20 years now and to say I am happy with our arrangement would be an understatement. As a long time commercial tyer here in Colorado, I have been approac
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Listening to the River

Listening to the River

Posted by Signature Tyer Craig Mathews on May 24th 2019

The mile-walk to the river took us through brilliant meadows. Wild irises, Indian Paintbrush, monkeyflower, Potentilla, and larkspur lite-up the otherwise empty landscape, and the kids stopped seve
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