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The Sandy River and its Tributaries

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A brief history of the Sandy River Basin

The Sandy River in northwestern Oregon is our home water, and is undoubtedly one of the best maintained urban rivers in the world. The Fly Fishing Shop is located in the Sandy River basin 35 miles from the mouth of the river. Recent management emphasis has been to maintain many parts of the Sandy drainage in a wild condition conducive to rehabilitating its diverse populations of native salmonids. All wild fish within the basin are catch and release. There is evidence that wild fish populations are increasing; the future looks good.

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Vokey’s Sugar Pop Steelhead Fly

The Sugar Pop is a large pink and blue intruder type fly that was born in the vice of fly fishing celebrity and professional fishing guide April Vokey. 

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Forceps and Clamps

Forceps and Clamps have a wide variety of uses to the fly fisher. I personaly use them in fly tying, tying knots, removing hooks, removing hook barbs, trim flies, and in one instance I have stopped a leak in my waders because I wasn't done fishing!

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Fluoroflex Plus Tippet

Fly Line Dressing & Cleaners

Everyone needs these items. If you don't have them you can get them from us, these cleaners and dressings will save you money!

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The Fly Fishing Shop's huge selection of fly tying material and tools

Frog Hair FC Fluorocarbon Tippet

The proven GAMMA series of high performance fishing lines have been engineered and built to offer anglers the most preferred attributes.

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