Sandy River Report

Sandy River - Sandy, OR

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Orvis

by Orvis Company

Get out there any chance you can. There are some nice fresh fish around but you will have to work hard to find them.

Water flow: 2020 CFS

Visibility: 60 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 50 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 leader6 Foot Leader

Recommended fly fishing tippet0X Tippet

Best fly fishing rod14' 7 Weight Fly Rod

Best floating fly lineSwitch Fly Line

Best sinking fly lineClass V Sink Tip Fly Line

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