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Oregon Fly Fishing Festival
June 16, 2007 - 9:00am – 5:00 pm
Presented By: The Fly Fishing Shop in Welches Oregon.
We are at the foot of Mt. Hood, 45 minutes from Portland on Hwy 26.
100 miles of Class-1 streams are within 10 miles of this event.
The Topics Covered Are Uniquely Oregon!
What happened at the 2006 Oregon Fly Fishing Festival?
Don't Miss:  A Taste of The Mountain  June 16, 2007

What happened last year: June 03, 2006
First Annual Oregon Fly Fishing Festival A Huge Success
Judge Mike Perusse watches closely as a contestant cast for a chance at a G. Loomis rod.

Saturday was beautiful weather for being outside...no rain, no wind...a perfect 65-degrees...the smells of spring all around.  Several hundred fly anglers visited the Festival. High points were the huge selection of tackle to feel & try, casting events & non-stop prizes. Good times were had by all.

Patty and her customers.

Our store was jammed with people. The local restaurants reported a huge surge in business.  All parking areas were used up, traffic jams were created and shuttles were performed...much to amusement of all involved.  This was the First Annual Oregon Fly Fishing Festival.  This year's even will involve more of our community.  June 16, 2007.

Trafic jam,...traffic jam...

Proposed 2007 Agenda
This event is geared to both seasoned fly anglers and those who would like to entertain the possibility of becoming involved in this pastime of "fly fishing". This is an all day HANDS ON event for anglers of all skill levels in a no pressure atmosphere. You are invited to observe and/or participate. We will feature casting clinics for both one and two handed fly rods, fly tying, basic knot skills, entomology (insects), reading the water, drift boating and so on. If it is about fly fishing, we will cover it. Slide shows, verbal presentations and live demonstrations will be featured all day. We will also feature two levels of casting competitions. Our new computerized Sage Casting Analyzer will be available for use all day. We have 9 manufacturers reps showing products from most of the leading fly fishing oriented companies: Sage, Winston, G. Loomis, Thomas and Thomas, Temple Fork Outfitters, Echo, C.F. Burkheimer, Simms, Fish Pond, Clear Creek, William and Joseph, Abel, Bauer, Tibor, Ross Reels, Patagonia, Cortland, Dan Bailey’s, Jim Teeny’s, Hardy, Clackacraft Drift Boats, Outcast Pontoon Boats, K-Pump and MANY others will be represented.

Some of the featured speakers are:
Jim Teeny
George Cook
Mike Perusse
Mark Bachmann
Jon Covich
Brian O’Keefe
Marty Sheppard

Our staff of professional fly fishing guides and instructors will be in attendance to answer any questions and provide assistance with your fishing needs.

 Josh Linn
Hawkeye Hawkins
Marty Sheppard
Mark Bachmann
Ron Lauzon
Leroy Teeple

 There will be mega product drawings and prizes awarded at the festival.

The Stonefly Maidens Fly Fishing Club, Clackamas Fly Fishers and the Mt Hood Fly Fishing Club will be here to assist attendees. The Native Fish Society will be represented.

This is a first time event, hosted by one of the largest fly shops in the Pacific Northwest,
The Fly Fishing Shop in Welches Oregon. Please call or email for any additional information.
Some changes will occur between now and June 16.
Please check in often.

800-266-3971
503-622-4607
flyfish@flyfishusa.com


A Taste of The Mountain  June 16, 2007
The Rendezvous Grill and Tap Room
The Rendezvous Grill and Tap Room
Great lunch or dinner spot.
 Mt. Hood Coffee Roasters
 Mt. Hood Coffee Roasters
Live music evening .
The Shack
The Shack
Most popular watering hole.
El Burro Loco
El Burro Loco
Mexican food

A group of restaurants in Welches Oregon are coming together on Saturday
June 16, for the second annual “Taste of the Mountain” food event in association with the
Oregon Fly Fishing Festival.

Specialty food items, wine tasting, in addition to other spirits and coffee beverages will be available
through out the event.


The Fly Fishing Shop HOME. The Fly Fishing Shop, Welches, OR

1(800) 266-3971

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