In This Issue
Steelheader Meetings

Association ExCom Meeting
6:30 p.m., Wednesday, January 20, Association Office, 6641 SE Lake Road, Milwaukie
For More Info:
President Bill Kremers
541-602-0881

Columbia River Chapter
General Meeting
6:30 p.m., Wednesday, January 13, Pied Piper Pizza, 12300 NE Fourth Plain Road, Vancouver
For More Info:
Acting President Gregg Robinson
503-560-1959
Emerald Empire Chapter General Meeting
7:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 5, Pappy's Pizzeria 4261 Barger Drive next to Winco, EugeneFor More Info:

McLoughlin Chapter
General Meeting
7:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 12, Denny's, 15815 SE 82nd Drive, Clackamas
Guest Speaker: Pete Tracy, talking about the Meldrum Bar Park restoration project that will begin around the first of May. 
For More Info:
President Carol Clark
503-632-6974

Mid-Valley Chapter General Meeting
7:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 6, Albany Senior Citizens Center, 489 Water Avenue NW, Albany
Guest Speaker: Curt Currey, Currey Guide Service, LLC, will discuss fishing techniques for catching winter steelhead.
For More Info:
President George Larson
541-971-1033

Molalla River Chapter General Meeting
6:30 p.m., Thursday, January 21, Farmstead Restaurant, 28313 S Highway 213, Molalla
Guest Speakers: George Stump of First Strike Lures and Rob Brown of R and B lures will talk about fishing hardware for winter steelhead.
For More Info:
7:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 12, Chehalem Senior Center, 101 Foothills Drive, Newberg
Guest Speaker: Cody Herman.
For More Info:
President Ty Campsey, 503-705-8296
North Coast Chapter General Meeting
7:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 12, ODFW Tillamook Office, 4907 Third Street, Tillamook
Free Steelhead Fishing Clinic, "Back to Basics/How To" presented by Terry Mulkey.
For More Info:
President Bill Hedlund
(503) 815-2737

Salem Chapter General Meeting
7:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 19, City of Keizer Community Center (at City Hall), 930 Chemawa Road NE, Keizer
Guest Speaker: Cody Herman.
For More Info:
President Brian Winn
(623) 363-7387

Sandy River Chapter
General Meeting
7:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 6, Glenn Otto Park, 108 Historic Columbia River Hwy., Troutdale
Annual Pie Night: Bring your favorite pie to share, either prepared from your own pantry or by your favorite bakery. Ice cream will be provided. 
Guest Speaker: Todd Alsbury, ODFW, plans for Sandy River.
For More Info:
503-255-6232

Tom McCall Chapter General Meeting
11:30 a.m., Wednesday, January 20, Old Spaghetti Factory, 0715 SW Bancroft Street, Portland
Guest Speaker: Phil Pirone, owner of Pro-Cure. 
President John Laing
503-730-4662
 
Tualatin Valley Chapter General Meeting
7:00 p.m., Thursday, January 14, Aloha American Legion Hall, 20325 SW Alexander, Aloha
Guest Speaker: Brandon Glass, Team Hook up Guide Service.
For More Info:
President Tom VanderPlaat
(503) 783-6228
Participate in the
Vancouver Oil Terminal
Hearing Activities 
Oil Terminal Comment Prep Workshop
January 4th, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Steelheaders' Office, 6641 SE Lake Road, Milwaukie, OR.
 
Clean Columbia Fishing Derby
January 5th, 7:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Fish the Columbia and tributaries west of the John Day. Weigh-In, 2:00-4:00 p.m. at the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds, 17402 NE Delfel Road in Ridgefield, WA (I-5 Exit 9).
 
Oil Terminal Rally
January 5th, 4:00-6:00 p.m. at the Clark County Event Center.

Oil Terminal Public Hearing
January 5th, 6:00 p.m. at the Clark County Event Center.

For additional information, contact Michael O'Leary via e-mail or call him,
 503-970-8214.
Let them know we do not want to risk an accident involving railroad oil cars.
Family Fish Camp Rescheduled for
February 19-21

Family Fish Camp has been rescheduled for Friday-Sunday, February 19-21, so that repairs can be completed at Camp Magruder following December's unprecedented rain and flooding. This event has something for EVERY angler! Whether you're a beginning angler (or know of one), or an experienced angler who simply wants to learn from the pros, register now to ensure your space at Camp Magruder!

To see the full schedule for Family Fish Camp, click here.

The event will be held at Camp McGruder near Rockaway Beach on the Oregon Coast. Participant cost includes two nights of overnight accommodations and five meals over the two-day/two-night event. Call the Association office, 503-653-4176 or e-mail to register. You can also learn more and register from our website. We look forward to having you there and invite all those who may be interested in this action-packed event!
Upcoming Events 
Free Steelhead Fishing Clinic "Back to Basics/How To"
Tuesday, January 12th, 6:30-8:30 p.m.,
ODFW Office, 4907 3rd street, Tillamook. Presented by Pro Guide Terry Mulkey and the North Coast Chapter.

Sandy River Chapter Free Fish-Along
Saturday, January 23rd. Meet at 8:00 a.m. at Glenn Otto Park. Free to ANWS members. Topic will be drift fishing.

Clinic Boat Techniques for Spring Chinook
Saturday, February 20, 9:00-4:00, Sam Cox Building at Glen Otto Park, Troutdale Oregon. Hosted by ODFW and the Sandy River Chapter, Northwest Steelheaders. $52 fee includes one year membership to Steelheaders.

Tillamook County "Hook Line 'n Sinker" Steelhead Tournament
Saturday, March 5th. Fish daylight to 3:30, any Tillamook County river. Weigh-in, 3:30-4:30, and awards, 5:30, at the Garibaldi Hook Line 'n Sinker Bar and Grill. Grand Prize drawing, plus three anglers will win $200 championships for biggest fish landed by a Tillamook County resident, Oregon resident, and a woman. For additional information, click here or call Len Clarke, the event coordinator, 503-329-6572.

Watch this space for future events!
Member Activities 
Matt Dennis, McLoughlin Chapter, used exactly the right kind of ornament for his Christmas tree!

Tualatin Valley President Tom VanderPlaat and member Dwight Lind ended 2015 the best way possible, floating the Wilson December 30.

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