Fish long & prosper in 2002.


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Sandy River Up-Date
Another Steelhead School

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Fly Fishers Round Table January 20, 1-5pm.
Ronn Lucas, Sr. is an artist who continually explores the boundaries of fly tying processes.  His novel and compelling approach to fly tying materials combined with attention to detail and craftsmanship make his flies beautifully unique.  Please join Ron as he explains the tying moves that give his flies a special style and grace.   Pictured at right are four Ron Lucas, Sr. steelhead flies that are both 

"There are certain flies that you might use simply because they are elegant...and you are in a mood to be elegant too..."

traditional in construction yet refreshingly unique in proportion.  Your mind asks, "But will they fish?  Your heart answers, "you know damn well that they will...gotta' tie some and find out! "  


a wild endemic steelhead is the days gift to a spey fisher lady.

Sandy River, Oregon
The Sandy River in northwestern Oregon is undoubtedly one of the best maintained urban rivers in the world.  It is our home water.  The Fly Fishing Shop is located in the Sandy River basin.  Recent management emphasis has been to maintain many parts of the Sandy drainage in a wild condition conducive to rehabilitating its divers populations of native salmonids.  All wild fish within the basin are catch and release.  There is evidence that juvenile fish populations are increasing.  The future looks good.  

Current Water Flow Above Marmot Dam

Water Flow Below Mouth of Bull Run R.

Fishing Report Winter Steelhead Summer Steelhead Chinook Salmon
GUIDED TRIPS River Journal Basin Map Resident Trout
More Fish Pictures Biology Don't Miss The Sandy River Spey Clave!

Because of the overwhelming demand and an extensive waiting list left over from our February 8-Hour School, (filled in one hour) we are offering a March School:
8-Hour On the Water Steelhead Fly fishing School

Take a drift boat ride down the Sandy River with: 
Mark Bachmann, Brian Silvey and Ron Lauzon

This is a school that will cover a lot of water and fishing knowledge in one day.
Learn how to locate steelhead water and how to approach it. 
Watch an expert guide as he fishes and discloses the secrets and proven methods that put fish on the beach.  Get a lot of hands on help so that you too can be productive.
Save yourself five years of experimenting on your own. 
Bring your own waders & rain gear.  Rods, reels, flies & tackle are supplied.
A quick lunch will be served on the river.
Date: Friday, March 22, 2002 - 9 students only!
First come, first served.

Item Description Price  
ST-CLASS-3 8-hour steelhead class with Mark Bachmann, Brian Silvey and Ron Lauzon. $150

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