Sandy River Report

Sandy River - Sandy, OR

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Orvis

by Orvis Company

Get out there any chance you can. A few summer run steelhead in the river. Access is tough with Covid19 closures.

Water flow: 1800 CFS

Visibility: 60 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 43 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: all day

Best stretch: Dodge Park to Dabney Park

Best access point: Oxbow Park

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:


Fish species: Winter/Summer Steelhead

Fishing season: December through June

Nearest airport: PDX

Recommended fly fishing leader: 6 Foot Leader

Recommended fly fishing tippet: 0X Tippet

Best fly fishing rod: 14' 7 Weight Fly Rod

Best floating fly line: Switch Fly Line

Best sinking fly line: Class V Sink Tip Fly Line

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