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Water Time Outfitters Classes, Schools and Workshops

We are looking forward to a great year ahead and want to keep you updated on some of the fun things we’ve got planned!  Check out our line up and get your favorites saved on the calendar.  These classes fill fast!

Clackamas River steelhead

Winter Steelhead Workshops-

Bank bound anglers guide to the entire watersheds of the the Clackamas River basin or the Tillamook Area rivers – Trask, Wilson and Kilches rivers.  We show you where to go, when to go and how to do it.  These full day workshops include hot lunch, on water fishing lesson and much more!  Sign up or find more details here. 

Beginning Fly Fishing Classes

Get started right with fundamentals and fun of fly fishing with our introduction to fly fishing classes.  These are action packed days that teach you the basics of fly fishing, fly casting, knot tying, strategies and on water fishing examples- you may even catch your first fish!  Full day classes on the Clackamas River and on the legendary Deschutes River.

Trout Paradise and Guest Chef

Join us for a memorable fishing expedition into the wilds of the Deschutes Canyon with star chef Jason French at spring prime time for Deschutes River trout. This trip is three days of pampered fishing with pro guides Rob Crandall (past editor of Fly Fishing & Tying Journal) and pro guide Todd Rettmann and cooking by Jason French-past winner of Portland Top Restaurant awards twice running. Fish from the comfort of two 20′ jet sleds to get you to the hot spots and keep you on the fish. Timing is perfect for the pre-salmon fly hatch and sometimes right on for the biggest dry fly hatch of the year! Riverside camp consists of large canvas tents for ultimate camping comfort and a full kitchen, hot shower and much more! Enjoy amazing meals prepared by a professional chef on the shores of the Deschutes River and bask in the glow of the campfire at night telling fishing stories of the day. This trip is one not to be missed!  Details, dates and sign up.


Trout Masters Trip with Dave Hughes

Ever get stumped by trout? Can’t figure the hatch or what stage of the insects trout are feeding on? Unlock the riddles of the Hatch with legendary author and angler Dave Hughes. Enjoy the beauty of the Deschutes River canyon and we float the best section of the river a 32 mile float in the wild and scenic river canyon. Experience the riffles, runs, back eddies and sudsy trout spots of the best trout river in Oregon. Brought to you by the team of experienced guides and oarsmen at Water Time Outfitters this adventure will not only help you reach a masters understanding of trout fly angling but will just be a blast!  Details, dates and sign up. 


Rowers Workshop

Do you want to learn the best way to safely naviagate NW rivers with a drift boat, raft or pontoon boat?  If you have a new boat or just want to brush up on your skills and want to learn-this specialty rowing workshop is for you.  Learn to manage your  boat with safety and confidence.  Water Time Outfitters guides and pro guide Rob Crandall has rowed a drift boat for a lifetime and can teach you techniques you need to safely navigate NW waters with confidence.  Learn the basics of  boat safety, reading water and rowing technique with this special 4 hour course specifically designed just for you.  Learn about boat handling, anchoring safely, trailering, launching, loading balance and much more. This info packed session is held on the close to Portland -Clackamas River.  Learn from our years of rowing and fishing experience and save yourself frustration and difficulties-learn from the pros.  Details for sign up.

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Water Time Outfitters is owned and operated by Rob Crandall and his team of hard working guides.  Rob has been past editor of Flyfishing & Tying Journalmagazine, a licensed fishing guide for over 26 years, featured speaker in Oloughlin’s Sportsmans Shows, seen on Flyfish TV, Columbia Country TV, Frontier Unlimited TV as well as featured in the DVD-Winter Spey Strategies; the Salmon Trout Steelheader Magazine, the Flyfisher, Flyfishing & Tying Journal and Salmon Steelhead Journal.  Rob grew up on the Clackamas River and loves to share his passion for fly fishing with others.

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