• 2019 Fly Fishing Film Tour - Bend, OR- 2 Dates!

    Posted on in categories Film , Fishing

    TWO DATES- 2/5 & 2/6 at The Tower Theater. More INFO HERE!

    The F3T is a one of a kind experience. Each year anglers of all ages gather in big cities and small towns alike to soak up films from around the world, spin a few yarns amongst friends and dream about casts yet unmade. In its 13th lap around the globe, the Fly Fishing Film Tour is packed with remarkable films, topnotch stories, and imagery that will fuel your dreams for months to come!

    With an emphasis on the people, places, and fisheries that help make up the vast world of fly fishing, the 2019 F3T will take you from Alaska to Florida, South Dakota to French Polynesia,…

  • Central Oregon Fishing Report 7 19 18

    Posted on in category Fishing

    If you are heading out for some fishing this weekend you’ll need the Central Oregon Fishing Report. Kyle from Fly & Field Outfitters gives us the low down for this week. For more info check out the full report at Fly & Field Fishing Reports. Have a great weekend out there in #backyardbend.

  • Crooked River Flyby

    Posted on in categories Biking , Climbing , Fishing , Hiking , River , Travel & Adventure

    We like to get out and fly over Central Oregon and this flyby of the Crooked River area reminds us that there are places east of Bend that are just as worthy as the Cascade lakes and rivers for great outdoor recreation. This is an awesome area for early summer where the temps are warmer than the high Cascades. Check it out!!!

    Here’s  couple of links for more information on the area.

    Ochoco National Forest – Crooked River

    Prineville State Park – Prineville Reseviour


  • May Educational Series- Cascade Lakes with Scott Cook

    Posted on in category Fishing

    Wednesday May 23, at Fly and Field Outfitters. Learn from a trusted local about fishing the Central Oregon Cascade Lakes. More Info HERE!

    An evening that you certainly do not want to miss! A presentation on the Cascade Lakes by Shop Owner, Scott Cook. Scott has over 3 decades of experience fishing and guiding the Cascade Lakes. Main focuses are on Crane Prairie, Wickiup Reservoir, and East Lake. However, Scott will be covering a majority of the Cascade Lakes. The topic of discussion will be fishing tactics, rigs, times, etc. This will surely be a full house so be sure to show up early!

  • A Fall River Forum

    Posted on in categories Biking , Fishing , Hiking , River

    Join an open discussion on the future of the Fall River Thursday March 8th from 7pm-9pm at the High Desert Museum.

    Many things are in the works at the Fall River ranging from riparian area improvements to addressing manmade fish barriers to passive integrated transponder (PIT) tagging of stocked fish. These and other topics will be part of this roundtable discussion. If you already love the river or are new to the area and want to learn more about it…this is a your chance. More Info HERE!

    Fall River is among the most popular natural attractions in Deschutes County. Long a mecca for fly anglers, it is also becoming increasingly popular for hikers and mountain bikers. This roundtable discussion…

  • Weather Trend Jan 17, 2018

    Posted on in categories Biking , Climbing , Fishing , Hiking , River , Running , Skiing & Snowboarding , Travel & Adventure

    Central Oregon has some significant snow on the way in the next week. Backyard Bend weather is a single comprehensive source for all the resources you need in one place to understand the weather conditions before your next outdoor adventure. Check it out!!!

  • Bend Radio Holiday Auction for the Kids Center

    Posted on in categories Fishing , Music , Skiing & Snowboarding , Travel & Adventure

    No one ever starts their Christmas shopping early, but if you’re looking to score some sweet gear and save some serious cash, check out the Bend Radio Auction.

    Save more than 70% on Bono’s signature series guitar, outrageous outdoor gear like skis, paddle boards, kayaks, bikes, and the most awesome vehicle tent camping trailers from Free spirit Recreation!

    The online auction helps the Kids Center and YOU by donating money to them saving you money on sweet stuff.  Window tinting, lights, and thumpin’ audio for your ride.  Overnight stays and tourist attraction tickets, and even something for Fido.  You know you broke your phone!  Get it fixed and save some dough. Did we mention beer for…

  • Fly Tying 101 with Dave Merrick

    Posted on in category Fishing

    Fly and Field Outfitters is hosting their Fly Tying 101 Class on Tuesday November 7 from 6-8pm.  Join Dave Merrick as he shares his expertise on fly tying.

    Don’t have a vise or tools? No worries! They will have some for use in class. Have your own? Feel free to bring them! They will also provide all materials for in-class sessions.

    The class is a four series course over four different nights. They will kick off the course with an introduction to fly tying on Tuesdays. This will include anything from threading a bobbin to reading a fly tying recipe. Each following session, you will learn how to tie a new fly or two! Here is what the entire Fly

  • Central Oregon Fishing Report August 11, 2017

    Posted on in category Fishing

    We are stoked to bring you Kyle Schenk from Fly and Field Outfitters of Bend, Oregon with your local Central Oregon fishing report August 11, 2017.

  • Central Oregon Fishing Report August 3, 2017

    Posted on in category Fishing

    Kyle Schenk from Fly and Field Outfitters of Bend, Oregon with your local Backyard Bend fishing report for August 3, 2017.

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