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REGISTER NOW! Clackamas River and Tillamook Area Steelhead Workshops

Want to learn how to catch winter steelhead on Oregon Rivers? Water Time Outfitters has not one, but two amazing workshops just for you!

Whether you want to learn more about about the most effective locations and techniques to put you into fish on the Clackamas River or Eagle Creek, or you’re more interested in the great rivers of the Tillamook area, these workshops are designed to get walk-in fly anglers equipped with the information they need to know to be successful. Better yet, why pick just one? Join us for both.

Clackamas River Steelhead Workshop

Sign up for one of three available dates for the Clackamas River Steelhead Workshop.

  • January 28, 2017 (SOLD OUT!)
  • February 25, 2017 (SOLD OUT!)
  • March 18, 2017

Tillamook Area Steelhead Workshop

And you can sign up for one of two dates for the Tillamook Area Steelhead Workshop.

  • December 31, 2016 (EXPIRED!)
  • February 5, 2017 (SOLD OUT!)


Spots fill fast and pre-payment is required to reserve your spot.

Call Rob Crandall for more info. at 503-704-6449

CANCELLATIONS: Please note that class payment is non-refundable. If you must miss your scheduled class please contact us ahead of time – if we can reschedule you for another class session we will. As these classes are scheduled during the winter timeframe weather can be an issue. We run these sessions rain or shine as long as we determine the river is in a fishable condition. If we determine the water is unfishable we will either reschedule or refund your class fees.


Deschutes River

Intro to Fly Fishing

Oregon Lakes

Begin your fly fishing hobby with the right fundamentals and a lot of fun! This class is geared specifically to learning to fly fish on the famous Deschutes River. It’s a great course for the beginner, a fantastic gift idea, or simply a lot of fun for the entire family. Held on the banks of the world famous Deschutes River near Maupin, Oregon. The Deschutes is Oregon’s premier blue ribbon trout river.

Here we give hands on instruction covering how to rig, fly cast, on-water bug study, what fish eat, fly fishing techniques and on-water fishing for trout. A get-started class information packet is included. After we cover the how and why of what we are doing – we actually fish and coach you towards fly fishing success!

For this 8-hour course, rods and reels are provided if needed or you may bring your own. You bring your waders, boots, fishing license, polarized glasses, lucky fishing hat and lunch. Only 6 spots available for each class. They fill fast; save your spot today!

2016-17 Dates offered: TBD. Stay tuned!

Class fee: $165

Join us and get started in fly fishing!

This comprehensive introduction to will get you headed in the right direction with a solid foundation of the key fly fishing theories and practices to make your time on the water most productive.

In this 2-1/2 hour session, noted instructor Marc Williamson will teach you everything you need to get started: the gear you need, the basics of rod, reel and line, the terminology most often used, knot-tying, and selection and use of leaders and tippets.

We will discuss fly patterns and their entomological equivalents (aquatic insects and terrestrials).

In the end you will have a solid understanding of the basics of trout behavior, the waters in which they live, and what they eat at different times during the day. We are certain you will leave with the building blocks necessary to fulfill your interest in fly fishing!

(EXPIRED) January 28, 2017

Class fee: $35

Learn what it takes to catch trout in lakes with this one-day, well rounded fly fishing school brought to you by Water Time Outfitters. Get started in fly fishing the right way and learn from our professional guides.

The first segment of the class is held in the classroom at Royal Treatment Fly shop in West Linn, Oregon. From there we will wet some lines on a private lake with healthy populations of rainbow trout. Get started fly fishing the right way or just advance your skills on some trophy trout waters. Come join the fun! Our guarantee: We will work hard so that you may learn as much as possible. And we will do our very best to see that each student catches fish and has an enjoyable day.

For this 8-hour course, rods and reels are provided. You may bring your own. Bring your waders, boots, license, polarized glasses, a lucky hat and some lunch. Only 8 spots available for each class. They fill fast; so hurry and save your spot today!

2016-17 Dates offered: TBD. Stay tuned!

Class fee: $135


Rob Crandall is available for speaking engagements. Rob has a variety of power point presentations such as steelhead- (The Steelhead Virus), Winter/Spring Steelhead Techniques, Deschutes River Steelhead, Deschutes River Trout Fishing and more.

For availability call Rob 503-704-6449

"In a single day, I learned as much or more from Rob and the team at Water Time Outfitters than I'd picked up in five years of trying to figure it out on my own. I'll always have that knowledge."

— LOGAN H. —

And should you have any other questions, let us know!

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