CFF Members Only Willamette River SHAD Trip (Seat 1)

At the Falls!

You want to get some fast action on our namesake river?  CFF is offering 3 seats on a 4 hour SHAD fly fishing trip on the Willamette River in June hosted by Rob Crandall’s Water Time Outfitters!

This auction is open to paid up CFF members ONLY!

You’ll cast and strip flies from the platform of a steady jet boat and tease the strike of one of literally thousands of shad swimming up river. Often called the “freshwater tarpon”, the American Shad can be an absolute blast on the fly and numbers hooked can add up quickly. Come join Water Time Outfitters on the Willamette River for a fun 4-hour session fly fishing for shad in June. All the gear is provided and water and soft drinks are in the boat. Anglers of all levels enjoy the battle of the shad.

This auction (seat 1) will close at 5 p.m., Tuesday, March 28.  The next auction (seat 2) will begin on Weds., March 29 and run until 5 p.m, Apr. 3.  The third and last (seat 3) auction will begin Weds., April 4 and end at 5p.m., Tuesday, Apr. 10.

To place a bid go to the “Auctions” button up on the home page menu or just click on that cute green “Auctions” tab.  Good Luck!

Let me know if you have any questions.  Phil B.        bartschp@gnail.com

February Auction Winner

Congratulations to member Ben Watts who won the February CFF auction for a seat on a Sandy River steelhead trip donated and guided by Mark Bachmann of The Fly Fishing Shop in Welches.  This was the first auction that Ben participated in and he walked away with the winning bid!

We have more auctions for gear and guided trips coming up this year for CFF members only so keep an eye on this blog for details.

Sandy River Trip Guided by Mark Bachmann on 3/22/18

AUCTION CLOSED 

The trip is scheduled for Thursday, March 22, 2018.  NOBODY knows the Sandy like Mark and the folks at The Fly Fishing Shop in Welches!  This is usually one of our most popular and competitive auctions of the year.  This auction ends Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 5 p.m.

The other seat will be raffled off at the February CFF meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 20.  So… you can take your chances then OR ensure your seat by winning this auction!


			

Dreamin’ the Summer Away

This is the JULY, (and final)  edition of the auction we started in March.  It’s the same situation:   You will be bidding on one (1) seat of four on a 2 day, 2 night jet boat trip on the Lower Deschutes River, October 7 to 9,  2017 with host/guide Mark Bachmann!  This trip is sponsored by The Fly Fishing Shop in Welches. Each seat is valued at $1000.

3 of the seats are already taken and this is the FINAL seat on the trip.   The interest is high!  Please notice we now have the dates scheduled – October 7-9 from noon to noon.

Bidding is open only to CFF members.  MIMINUM BID $400.  BUY IT NOW FOR $1000.

To make a bid send an email to bartschp@gmail.com

Be sure to include 

Your full name. 

Your bid. 

Your phone number. 

The email will be time stamped so I  will have them in correct order. In case of a tie, the earliest time stamped bid wins.

Auction ends at 5:00 pm on Tuesday,  July 18.  The winner will be announced at the CFF meeting.

Let me know if you have questions.

Phil B. 971-235-0724

Dad’s Day Dreamin’?

This is the Father’s Day, JUNE,  edition of the auction we started in March.  It’s the same situation:   You will be bidding on one (1) seat of four on a 2 day, 2 night jet boat trip on the Lower Deschutes River, October 7-9,  2017 with host/guide Mark Bachmann!  This trip is sponsored by The Fly Fishing Shop in Welches. Each seat is valued at $1000.  The interest is high!

2 of the seats are already taken and we will auction off the last seat next month. (Yes, that’s a change.  One of our winners had to back out due to the dates.)    Please notice we now have the dates scheduled – October 7-9 from noon to noon.

Bidding is open only to CFF members.  MIMINUM BID $400.  BUY IT NOW FOR $1000.

To make a bid send an email to bartschp@gmail.com

Be sure to include 

Your full name. 

Your bid. 

Your phone number. 

The email will be time stamped so I  will have them in correct order. In case of a tie, the earliest time stamped bid wins.

Auction ends at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, June 20.

Let me know if you have questions.  Phil B. 971-235-0724

CFF Rod/Reed Auction

CFF is offering a wonderful rod and reel combination just in time for trout season!

This is a G.Loomis Rod (Pro 4x 9’ 5wt) with a Sage 2250 reel (~$500 total).

From the G.Loomis website: “As with our PRO4x trout rods, we’ve mirrored our NRX taper designs with the PRO4x salmon and steelhead rods to gain a noticeable reduction in weight, especially in the tip-section. This not only makes the rod fish lighter – a much improved swing-weight – but increases the rate of blank recovery for better casting distance and accuracy. Proprietary processes in both blank and rod manufacturing allow us to provide optimum performance in key areas to improve line control and mending. They will handle sink-tips, shooting heads and of course, full floating lines with ease. Available in 9 & 10-foot lengths, these are not only high performance, but economical as well. As beautiful to look at as they are to fish, these are rods any fly fisher would be proud to own. It’s what you’ve come to expect from G.Loomis”

From the Sage website: “• SCS drag design • Large arbor for fast line pick up; Concave arbor for greater strength and capacity • Large machined one revolution drag knob with numbered and detented settings • Ergonomic machined aluminum handle • Easy conversion from left- to right-hand retrieve • Neoprene and embroidered ballistic nylon reel case”

Bidding is open only to CFF members.
To make a bid send an email to bartschp@gmail.com.  Bidding begins at $200.  Buy it now with a bid of $500.
Be sure to include
Your full name.
Your bid.
Your phone number.

The email will be time stamped so I  will have them in correct order. In case of a tie, the earliest time stamped bid wins.

Auction ends at 5:00 pm on MONDAY, MAY 22.

Phil Bartsch
971-235-0724

And the Dream Lives On, Part 3

This is the May edition of the auction we started in March.  It’s the same situation:   You will be bidding on one (1) seat of four on a 2 day, 2 night jet boat trip on the Lower Deschutes River in late October 2017 with host/guide Mark Bachmann!  This trip is sponsored by The Fly Fishing Shop in Welches. Each seat is valued at $1000.

2 of the seats are already taken and we will auction off the last seat next month. Each seat has gone for over $650 so far.  The interest is high!

Bidding is open only to CFF members.  MIMINUM BID $400.  BUY IT NOW FOR $1000.

To make a bid send an email to bartschp@gmail.com

Be sure to include 

Your full name. 

Your bid. 

Your phone number. 

The email will be time stamped so I  will have them in correct order. In case of a tie, the earliest time stamped bid wins.

Auction ends at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, May 16.

Let me know if you have questions.  Phil B. 971-235-0724

Still Dreamin’? Deschutes Trip Part 2

This is the April edition of the auction we started last month.  It’s the same situation:   You will be bidding on one (1) seat of four on a 2 day, 2 night jet boat trip on the Lower Deschutes River in late October 2017 with host/guide Mark Bachmann!  This trip is sponsored by The Fly Fishing Shop in Welches. Each seat is valued at $1000. The other seats will be auctioned 1 per month until gone.

Here’s a description:

Bidding is open only to CFF members.  MIMINUM BID $400.  BUY IT NOW FOR $1000.

To make a bid send an email to bartschp@gmail.com

Be sure to include 

Your full name. 

Your bid. 

Your phone number. 

The email will be time stamped so I  will have them in correct order. In case of a tie, the earliest time stamped bid wins.

Auction ends at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, April 18.

Let me know is you have questions.  Phil B. 971-235-0724

Dream Trip?! CFF Auction Part 1

OK, pay attention,  this might be on your Bucket List!

You will be bidding on one (1) seat of four on a 2 day, 2 night jet boat trip on the Lower Deschutes River in late October 2017 with host/guide Mark Bachmann!  This trip is sponsored by The Fly Fishing Shop in Welches. Each seat is valued at $1000. The other seats will be auctioned 1 per month until gone.

Here’s a description:

Arrive at Mack’s Canyon around noon. Load gear in the boat which is already in the water and run to camp. Stow your gear and get comfortable in camp. Enjoy some refreshments as you prepare your fishing gear for the afternoon hunt. Fish that evening, the subsequent full days of your trip, and the last morning. Depart from Mack’s Canyon around noon on the last day, leaving right after brunch. Your fully licensed and insured guide is an avid fly fisherman and has many years’ experience landing and releasing these beautiful fish. He has lived and worked many days in the area where you will be fishing. You are part of his fishing team. He provides the boat, camping gear and food, special flies and expertise. It is his job to operate the boat effectively and safely, entertain you, cook, set camp, locate fish, teach skills and help you in any way he can.

Detailed dissertations on regional history, geology, morphology, biology, and ecology are available at no extra charge.  “That’s what I do.” –Mark Bachmann

Bidding is open only to CFF members.  MIMINUM BID $400.  BUY IT NOW FOR $1000.

To make a bid send an email to bartschp@gmail.com

Be sure to include 

Your full name. 

Your bid. 

Your phone number. 

The email will be time stamped so I  will have them in correct order. In case of a tie, the earliest time stamped bid wins.

Auction ends at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, March 21.

Let me know is you have questions.  Phil B. 971-235-0724

Sandy River Steelhead Trip

Our February auction is for a seat on a full day Sandy River Steelhead float trip with Mark Bachmann of The Fly Fishing Shop in Welches.  Nobody knows the Sandy like Mark and he will put you on prime waters!

The auction winner will be joined by the winner of the raffle to be held at the Feb. 21 club meeting.  The 2 of you will then get to negotiate dates with Mark.

Minimum opening bid is $140.

To make a bid send me an email at bartschp@gmail.com

Be sure to include a return email, a contact phone number, your full name, and of course, your bid.

Bids will be time stamped so earliest bid breaks the tie.

The auction closes at 5:30  p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 21.

Please note the change in time to 5:30!

Let me know if you have questions.  Good Luck!

Thanks again to The Fly Fishing Shop in Welches for being a gold level sponsor of CFF! 

Phil Bartsch

gold-sponsor   The Fly Fishing Shop  http://flyfishusa.com/