Want to catch a winter steelhead on the Trask, Wilson, Clackamas, NF Nehalem, Neccanicum River or Eagle Creek?
These workshops are designed to get walk in fly anglers comfortable with a variety of spots and techniques that will put them into fish on the Oregon’s best coastal rivers.
Here is how it works.We start at the crack of 9:00 am at a designated location near the water with coffee and donuts.We’ll review maps that will give you at least a dozen productive steelhead runs that you can drive and walk to often these are spots we personally fish.With coffee in hand we’ll discuss the maps in detail.
Then when we’ve reached proper caffeine level we’ll grab a bunch of gear and head out to fish a few spots.At this time we cover: fishing techniques, fishing strategy, fly selection and more.This is also time to talk about lines, rods and rigging.We’ll have plenty of spey rods and nearly 20 fly lines for you to try out and get a feel for different systems.We will have ½ dozen spey rods and switch rods for you to try out and different lines to try on your own rod.If you need some basic spey casting lessons there is usually time for that as well. On the smaller water river classes (NF and Neccanicum) the single hand and switch rods will be the center of attention.
If we actually catch a fish it will be by accident.The purpose of this workshop is to give you the tools you need to find, read, and properly fish good steelhead water the actual fishing will be secondary.
Around 1pm we’ll break for a hungry man’s lunch and then head on to some more spots with steelhead water you’ll want to drool on!
Steelhead Workshop Classes offered in 2013:
January 26th -Clackamas & Eagle Creek meets at Royal Treatment Fly shop
January 26th – North Coast Class- Trask, Wilson, Kilches meets in Tillamook, OR
February 16th – North Coast Class – Trask, Wilson, Kilches meets in Tillamook, OR
February 23rd – Clackamas & Eagle Creek meets at Royal Treatment Fly shop
March 23 – Clackamas & Eagle Creek meets at Royal Treatment Fly shop
Need flies? Royal Treatment Fly shop has a special package of winter steelhead flies for you: Click here to see a recommeded selection of flies for the Clackamas River. Workshop cost is $100 including meals and is limited to 8 anglers. Spots fill fast. Call 503-704-6449 to reserve your spot.