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2003, Sunday, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
you want to catch a winter steelhead with your fly rod?
We have exactly the right programs for you to learn quickly!
Offered are crash courses: one-on-one or group learning experiences.
Start with an affordable entry-level Spey Casting Class and put that knowledge to work during a Winter Steelhead School. You can also earn a PhD or go on guided quest.
We have the best team ever assembled to provide the experience!
|Join this cast of Legendary Guides and Fly Fishing Instructors.|
|One-Day Winter Steelhead Fly fishing School|
|Guided Steelhead Trips On Local Rivers|
|4-Day Spey Rod/Steelhead PhD Class with Andy Murray|
|4-Day PhD Class with Simon Gawsworth Sold Out!|
|Private Spey Casting Lessons|
Spey Casting School"
instructors are: George Cook, Mark Bachmann & Brian Silvey.
|Meet your instructors:|
|George Cook is
the guy in the Sage "Tight Loops" poster of the 1990's. He
taught the "Sage Fly Fishing Schools" in the 1980's and has
great casting and communication skills.
He is an instructor's instructor. We are fortunate to be able to offer this in depth problem solving class.
|Mark Bachmann has 22 years experience guiding fly fishing trips for steelhead. He has been fishing local waters for steelhead for 38 years. Mark is an ardent spey fisher, experienced communicator & very patient instructor.|
|Brian Silvey is naturally left handed and and casts either left or right. He has 17 years guiding for steelhead and has helped hundreds of anglers catch steelhead while fly fishing.|
Spey Casting School
January 24, 2004 - Morning
Spey Casting School
January 24, 2003 - After Noon
Steelhead fly fishing is very practical if you know how. Being
able to find fish and being able to present the fly properly are key
We will show you how.
This is a school that will cover a lot of water and fishing knowledge in one day.
Length of the class is 8-hours on the water. Three student per instructor format. Emphasis will be on giving you a solid foundation of skills to build on, with a high priority given to hooking fish during the class.
want to give you maximum advantage by having as many fish hooked
during this class as possible. Nothing teaches you more
about fishing than being where fish are being hooked and landed.
Emphasis will be on spey rod casting and sinking-tip line fishing, but will also cover single handed rod techniques.
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.
your own waders, rain gear. Bring your own rod/reel set up if
you want to.
A variety of premium quality 2-hand and single-handed rod/reel set-ups will be available for you to use at no extra charge. Flies are supplied.
A hot lunch will be served on the river.
There will be a very short rest period after lunch.
Meet at The Fly Fishing Shop at 7:00am for orientation. Coffee and donuts will be served.
Arrive back at The
Fly Fishing Shop at 6:00pm.
Steelhead Fly Fishing School
January 30, 2004
Your Guide's Bio.
Fly Fishing Only!
37 Seasons of Steelhead Experience!
|"I provide boat access to the best best parts of the Sandy & Clackamas Rivers. These reaches offer incredible beauty in the oldest designated "scenic river" section of river in the state. Add bright, wild, native steelhead, combined with ample runs of hatchery steelhead and you can see why this is one of the favorite floating/fly fishing adventures in Oregon", Mark.|
Boats are used for transportation, but fishing is done while wading. A variety of fly fishing techniques are productive. Both single hand and spey rods are used. I realize that many anglers don't have a lot of experience in fly fishing for steelhead. Your trip can be a crash course in how to catch steelhead with a fly. All you have to do is ask. Your guide is very experienced in teaching single-hand and two-hand fly rod casting, presentational skills, wading and fly selection.
My boats are equipped with
"state-of-the-art" fly fishing rod, reel and line combos
that you can use (at no extra charge). I am are liberal with their
newest hot flies.
To give yourself the best
advantage in learning to catch steelhead with a fly, book multiple
Due to water conditions, Sandy
River float trips are available only November through June. Summer and
winter Steelhead are the main target with Spring Chinook and Coho
available at times. Call us for the latest scoop.
- One day float trips (1 or 2
anglers per boat) $100 deposit required.
Steelhead PhD Class
Spend 4 days on the Deschutes River with:
Mark Bachmann, Brian Silvey and
September 7, 8, 9, 10, 2004
September is prime time for the stretch of river we will be fishing.
This school intends that you will graduate with extensive proprietary knowledge
of steelhead fishing and spey rod casting.
Date: September 7,
8, 9, 10, 2004
We will camp on
prime water and we will have walking and boat access to miles
|Price: $1850 per person.||Non-Refundable Deposit: $399||Balance Due: $1451 by 08/01/04|
|ST-CLASS-7||4-day PHD steelhead class with Mark Bachmann, Brian Silvey and Andy Murray, September 7, 8, 9, 10, 2004.||$399||-->SALE ENDED|
Spey Casting Lessons
Your teacher is Mark Bachmann an ardent spey fisher and experienced communicator. Start at the beginning to achieve a thorough understanding of how spey casting works. This 4 hr. class is for beginning or intermediate spey casters who want obtain better casting and fishing skills quickly.
Classes are per 1 or 2 students and are available by appointment only.
This class is conducted on flowing
water and your instructor demonstrates the different casts commonly used
in spey rod fishing in our region. There will be a narrative of
exactly why certain moves with the rod and line produce predictable
Price: $150 per (1) student class or $200 per
(2) student class.
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The Fly Fishing Shop, Welches, OR
Fish long & prosper,
Mark & Patty