Case Settles as Idylwilde Looks to 2016

[caption id="attachment_10356" align="alignleft" width="700"] Idylwilde sun rising over recent clouds[/caption] The legal dispute between Umpqua, Mirabel and Idylwilde has settled.  The case has come to a close. It is now time for Idylwilde to look towards 2016.  The company  intends to hone production through 2015.  Insuring that 2016 deliveries will meet Idylwilde ...

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 ...

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 ...

Convertible Ergonomic Workplace Tying Station & Office

My boss was nice enough to provide us with ergonomically correct desks at work. Plugging away at emails all day is much easier on the back when you have the option of standing or sitting, and I’ve most certainly become a model employee since the addition of my adjustable-height desk. ...

Wild Ride for Fly Fishing Indsutry – Far From Over

[caption id="attachment_10098" align="aligncenter" width="666"] Wild Ride is Just About to Start![/caption] The fall issue of The Drake Magazine was released yesterday.  The issue includes an article titled “The Fly Company That Lost – and Blogged It All” written by Geoff Mueller. Mr. Mueller does his best to bring clarity to a story ...

Snake Charmer Dubbed “Polish Flag” Loyal Angler

Email received today from loyal customer: [caption id="attachment_10065" align="aligncenter" width="666"] Bass, Red Fish - KP Charms them all![/caption] Hi,   I'm Mike form Poland. Last year i was in LA fishing for redfish. Te trip was great thanks to your fly - Sneak Charmer SIG1612 ( in white and red )   I called it very polish ...

Dealers and Anglers Deserve the Truth – Use Your Buyng Dollars to Send Your Message

[caption id="attachment_9667" align="alignleft" width="240"] Where did your 2013 Chubby order go?[/caption] Dear Fly Anglers,   Since our last update, Idylwilde has made some big strides. I’m pleased to announce that we have secured long-term manufacturing in Sri Lanka, we have printed our 2014 catalog, and our sales reps are heading into the field ...

Subtle Clues Indicate Seasonal Rythms – The Hat Day 60

[caption id="attachment_9950" align="aligncenter" width="442"] Jimmy doesn't see a lot of bugs in the lantern.[/caption] Spending more days then not on the river, plugs you into the subtle shifts and rhythms of the seasonal changes.  Of course there are the big clues. Ones that even the casual observer notices like leaves are ...

Some Reasons to Celebrate this Septober!

[caption id="attachment_9956" align="alignnone" width="499"] Christmas in Septober--the first Idylwilde Flies from Sri Lanka have arrived![/caption]   Just in time for our favorite season, Idylwilde's first fly shipment from Sri Lanka arrived on Friday! It was cleared by customs and US Fish & Wildlife, then delivered to our Portland headquarters. A list of ...

Did You Know Stealhead Joe?

[caption id="attachment_9933" align="alignnone" width="666"] Does his spirit still walk the tracks from Maupin to Moody?[/caption]   A buddy called the other day and asked, "Who is Steelhead Joe?" I had no idea what or who he was talking about. "Me neither, but apparently he was a legendary steelhead guide on the Deschutes!" He ...