May 19 steelhead fishing workshop in Troutdale

SALEM, Ore. — Register by May 14 for a steelhead fishing workshop on Saturday, May 19 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Glen Otto Community Park (1106 E Historic Columbia River Hwy, Troutdale).

The event is co-hosted by ODFW and the Sandy River Chapter, Association of NW Steelheaders. Register online at (call Jason at (503) 947-6025 if you need help registering).

The workshop is for beginning anglers to learn the essential elements of steelhead fishing. Topics include how to select the right equipment, fishing ethics, vital knots, and popular methods/techniques of steelhead fishing.

The cost is $52 for adults, $22 for youth (minimum age 10). Lunch, equipment and a year-long membership to the Association of NW Steelheaders is included in the price.

Those who participate can also join an on-the-water session on June 2 (Free Fishing Weekend) at Oxbow Regional Park. More information will be available at the May 19 event.

ODFW and partners host a variety of workshops teaching people how to hunt, fish, crab and clam. See the Workshops and Events page for more,