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Umpqua Officers Named as Individual Defendents

On July 1, 2014, Jeff Fryhover, Daniel Eisenmenger, and Bruce Olson became individual defendants in the lawsuit captioned Idylwilde, Inc. et al v. Umpqua et al, USDC No. 3:13-cv-02009-HZ, making them potentially personally liable for the alleged damage to Idylwilde, Inc. and Zach Mertens.  See the allegations against them by ...

Have a Chrome Christmas!

[caption id="attachment_10245" align="alignnone" width="442"] The Jeweler produces "bling" both on the water and at the bench![/caption]  

Get Your New Idylwilde Tee

The 2014 Idylwilde Bug Tees are available.  Buy Now WOMAN'S BUG TEE:  Chicks dig bugs too! And they will love their bugs on these ultra-light 100% cotton jersey tees that feel fantastic next to the skin and drape beautifully.  Sleek, contoured fit with side seams that flatter the silhouette, even preshrunk ...

Judge Fails to Grant Idylwilde Preliminary Injunction – Judge Has Yet to Issue Opinion

The case is far from over.  Idylwilde and I are still pursuing damages and a permanent injunction.  A motion for a preliminary injunction is merely an attempt to prevent additional harm while the case winds its way through the court system.  It is not a final decision about the merits ...

Guess the Other Fisherman are at the Mall?

Yep, December is here already. Snow, rain and warm clothes tend to be the norm for this time of year, but global warming tends to be a Bass fisherman's best friend in my new home quarters. December 1st brought 75 degree weather and a few nice largemouth to the hand less ...

Drake Continues Coverage of Idylwilde’s Fight for Justice

The Drake Magazine continues its coverage of actions taken to reclaim Idylwilde Flies.  Yesterday and article entitled "Idywlilde Strikes Back" appeared on The Drake website HERE.   The article reports the recent legal cation filed by Idylwilde against Umpqua, Mirabel and Bien Tan.     [caption id="attachment_10181" align="aligncenter" width="666"] Driven by girl scout cookies (Thin ...

Today Judge Rules in Idylwilde’s Favor

See Ruling Here

Legal Process to Reclaim Idylwilde Flies from Umpqua and Mirabel Underway

" Umpqua is selling the flies that Idylwilde already paid its manufacturing partner in the Philippines to produce for the 2013 season. Idylwilde did not authorize the sale of those flies to Umpqua, and Umpqua did not contact us about buying them. It seems that Umpqua was hoodwinked into buying ...

My Thoughts Go Out to Tyers, Their Families and People of the Philippines

On Friday Typhoon Hiyan (known locally as Yolanda) made landfall in the central Philippines.  It was one of the strongest Typhoons to make landfall ever! Another tropical disturbance is expected to make landfall in the Philippines later this week.  Please keep the people of the Philippines in your thoughts as they ...

Consumers Are Not Dumb! – Idylwilde Still Blogging About it!

Came across an interesting online conversation regarding my company, The Drake article, and my competitors actions.  The average consumer is quite sharp.  The average consumer is far from blind to what is going on.  Read through this thread to get a perspective of what the general public thinks. LINK TO ...