Monday, March 30, 2015


"The newsletter has been running a little short of input lately. Anyone with a story, picture or announcement can send them to the newsletter editor Steve Ostrander at I welcome some new input."

Friday, March 27, 2015

20th Annual Bear Creek Watershed Symposium

 This symposium offers many different agencies providing students with hands-on activities highlighting conservation and watershed health.   Our clubs, RFF & SOFF in Grants Pass are partnering to pull this off.  We need about 10-12 fly tyers plus an equal number of casters to work with about 200 students.  Last year we had about 20 volunteers to help make this a success.  It would be great to have a few more to allow for breaks.  Expert skills are NOT necessary just a willingness to have a positive experience with the kids.  We can also use a couple "herders" to get the kids cycled to the activity areas in an efficient manner.  More ladies are welcome and greatly admired by the young female students.  A lunch will be provided as well as all tying materials, rods and vices although if you have a favorite vice for demo purposes bring it along.  To the folks that helped out last year, thank you.  Please help us again if you can and bring along your fishing buddies to join us.  To those that are new to this activity, please, please come join the party, it really is a positive encounter with our youth.  Contact Ken Bonsi( or 541-899-9981) to sign up or find out more details.  Give me your contact info (email and phone) along with what your participation preference might be (casting, tying or herding).  We need to have a committed group of 20 by the middle of April or we may need to cancel. 

Location~~Santo Community Center 
701 N. Columbus Ave, Medford.  
Date~~Friday, May 22nd 
Time~~9:30 to 1:30.  
Contact~~Ken Bonsi( or 541-899-9981) 

Tuesday, March 10, 2015



Wednesday March 18, 2015

Rogue Regency
2300 Biddle Road, Medford

Wet fly 6 - 7 p.m.
Dinner and raffle at 7 PM

Dinner Tickets $22
Dinner Special:
Dinner and 4 Tickets for $25.00
Dinner and 12 tickets for $30.00
There will be a $5 charge for anyone that doesn't order dinner

Program to be announced The Program will be:

John Sherman
John is the West Coast Sales Representative for Simms Fishing Products & Hatch Outdoors covering CA, AZ, NV and HI. John is also one of the most published fly fishing photographers who has had his work published in Fly Fisherman, Fly Fish Journal, Saltwater Fly Fishing, The Drake, Cal Fly Fisher, North West and South West Fly Fishing to name a few.
John lives on the banks of the Ca. Delta in Discovery Bay with his wife Natih, and daughter Kalum and son Kasix. John teamed up with Captain Mike Costello to produce the first and only Fly Fishing book dedicated to the California Delta, “Fly Fishing the CA Delta.”
He will be presenting his slide show “Fly Fishing for Delta Stripers” which will visually take you through this amazing fishery. John’s passion for Delta fishing began at the age of 18 in 1993 on his first trip to California Delta and it now has been his “home” water since 2002.

The menu for the meeting will be:
Rosemary Leg of Lamb with Demi-Glace
Tossed Green Salad with Dressing
Blue Cheese and Bacon Scalloped Potatoes
Seasonal Vegetables
Dinner Rolls and Butter
Chocolate Ganache Cake
Coffee, Decaf or Iced Tea

Vegetarian Entree Portabella Mushroom Ravioli

If you wish to order a Vegetarian, Gluten Free or Lactose Free Meal, please contact Kellie at or 541-776-4094 by Monday, March 16th if possible.

Monday, March 9, 2015

Casting for Recovery Drawing

Casting for Recovery will be drawing the raffle for the Etched Fly Box with Flies, the Custom 11 ft. 7 wt. 4 piece Switch Rod on a Burkeimer blank, and the Custom 8.5 ft 4 wt. 4 piece Fly Rod on a Winston blank on Thursday March 19th, 2015. You can still buy tickets at the RFF dinner meeting on Wednesday March 18th if you are interested. Thank you for all the support for this wonderful program.  
Tanya Haight 
CfR volunteer

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

March Newsletter

The March 2015 Rogue Flyfishers newsletter is available on the website.  The website is located at