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Learn to fish for steelhead at Sandy River workshop

FILE PHOTO - Learn to fish for steelhead on the Sandy River during a workshop Saturday, July 23, at Oxbow Regional Park.People who want to master the art of successful steelhead fishing are invited to a workshop at Oxbow Regional Park near Sandy on from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 23.

Sponsored jointly by Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife and the Sandy River chapter of the Association of NW Steelheaders, the workshop will cover such topics as how to select the right equipment, effective fishing techniques, and “hands-on” training from the bank of the Sandy River, all presented by expert fishermen.

No prior fishing experience is necessary, and all the gear needed will be provided, although participants are free to bring their own if they prefer.

Picnic lunch will be provided as part of the registration fee, which includes a one year membership in the NW Steelheaders. Cost is $52 for adults and $22 for youths ages 9-17. The workshop is limited to the first 30 registrants.

For more information on this or other opportunities to learn new skills, visit odfwcalendar.com or contact Darlene Sprecher, 503-947-6025, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..