Events reminder: Trout training tomorrow, Skagit Master Friday

Trout Tagging
In order to participate in the McKenzie River Trout population study, you must attend just one of the formalized training sessions scheduled for Wednesday, April 27th, at both 3 PM and 6 PM. The training will be held at the ODFW Springfield Office (3150 E. Main St., Springfield; 541-726-3515). Kits will be distributed and the angling portion of the study beginning on April 29th. Tagging will continue until the end of June.

Sign up now for Scott Howell
Skagit Master and long time Steelhead Fly Fishing guide Scott Howell will be in town Friday night from 6-9pm for a fly tying class. Scott will demonstrate how to tie at least three of his steelhead patterns to six interested anglers. Cost of the class is $40

On Saturday Scott will conduct a Two Hand Steelhead Clinic. The clinic will include casting and fishing techniques as well as line choices, tackle discussion and more. Scott is planning to bring his sled and move folks to each side of the river, to maximize instruction. The Steelhead Clinic will be from 9am to 4pm, attendees will meet at the shop. Cost of the Class is $125 max number of Students 6.

If we get a big number of interested anglers Scott has agreed to stick around for a Saturday tying and Sunday Steelhead Clinic to be determined by interest. To hold your spot give the shop a call: 541-342-7005.

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