Whychus Creek Inspired Gift Guide

Nov 25, 2016
Take a look at our local gift guide, filled with ideas inspired by Whychus Creek.

The season of giving is here—have you finished your shopping yet? If you’re like us, you need a few ideas and a lot of time. While we can’t give you more time, we have some gift ideas to share. Take a look at our local gift guide, inspired by one of our favorite local places—Whychus Creek. We hope you can find a few gifts for the special people (and animals!) in your life.

For the home decorator:


For the bookworm (Available at Dudley’s Bookshop Café and Paulina Springs Books):

  • The Nature of Bend by LeeAnn Kriegh
  • How to be a Wildflower by Katie Daisy
  • Fish fly engraved wooden bookmarks from Lone Crow Bungalow
  • Other book ideas


For the nature enthusiast:



For the aspiring chef and party host:

For the stylish ones in your life:

  • Antique leaf pattern ring by David Tishbi from Silverado
  • Tree ranger cologne from Revolvr
  • Fox head necklace from Silverado
  • Flannel shirts in a variety of creek-inspired colors, from Revolvr (for men) or Gypsy Soul (for women)


For the wee little one:

  • Repurposed wool owl stuffed animal from Lark Mountain Modern
  • Fishin’ Frenzy game or Catch & Count Fishing Game from Leapin’ Lizards
  • Wool baby booties in creek-inspired colors from Lone Crow Bungalow
  • Nature-inspired leggings for 3mos.-124mos. from Lark Mountain Modern
  • Color the Pacific Northwest coloring book from Leapin’ Lizards


For the younger bookworm:

  • Cool Nature by Amy-Jane Beer from Lark Mountain Modern
  • How Flowers Grow from Leapin’ Lizards
  • Oregon’s Special Animals from Leapin’ Lizards




For the fisherman or fisherwoman:

  • Droppers for Steelhead fishing on the Deschutes—Tungsten Flash Prince, Rusty Bucket, or Steelhead Lightning Bug from The Fly Fisher’s Place
  • Fishing fly enamel coffee mug from Ju-bee-lee
  • Embroidered fish hat from Revolvr
  • Fish-shaped flask from Ju-bee-lee



For the furry members of your family:

  • Ruffwear Flat-Out leash in creek-inspired designs from Bendy Dog
  • PetSafe Busy Buddy Squirrel Dude treat toy from Bend Pet Express



Makes great stocking stuffers:

  • Swedish fish, chocolate rocks, Crows, gummy bugs, sour belts in berry blue, giant gummy bears, and Haribo rattlesnakes at Powell’s Sweet Shoppe
  • Fish-shaped pencil sharpener and eraser from Leapin’ Lizards
  • Pocket fish penknife from Ju-bee-lee

* Please note some items may not be available.