In This Issue
Steelheader Meetings

Association ExCom Meeting
6:00 p.m., October 19th, 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., October 12, Pied Piper Pizza, 12300 NE Fourth Plain Road in Vancouver.
Guest Speaker:
Nate Hunemiller from Nate's Bait will present his different salmon and steelhead egg and coon shrimp bait cures as well as giving demonstrations.
For More Info:
President Don Hyde
360-771-4627 
Emerald Empire Chapter General Meeting
7:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 4, Modular building beside Eugene Elks Lodge, 2470 W. 11th, Eugene.
Guest Speaker: Matt Danz from Dans Outdoors and will be discussing Fall fishing techniques, tackle and equipment.
For More Info:

McLoughlin Chapter
General Meeting
7:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 11, Denny's, 15815 SE 82nd Drive, Clackamas.
Special Topic: Jim Milanowski, owner of Looneycoonies Bait and Limit-out Products, will talk about bait preparations and tackle and tactics to use.
For More Info:
President Carol Clark
503-632-6974

Mid-Valley Chapter General Meeting
7:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 5, Albany Senior Citizens' Center, 489 Water Avenue NW, Albany.
Guest Speaker: Damon Struble, Nomad's Fishing Adventures.
For More Info:
President George Larson
541-971-1033

Molalla River Chapter General Meeting
6:30 p.m., Thursday, October 20, Farmstead Restaurant, 28313 S Highway 213, Molalla.
For More Info:
7:00 p.m., Tuesday, Octoner 13, Chehalem Senior Center, 101 Foothills Drive, Newberg.
Guest Speaker: Brian May, Northwest Premier Outfitters.
For More Info:
President Ty Campsey 503-705-8296
North Coast Chapter General Meeting
No October or November meeting. Special holiday meeting December 6th. 
Call for information.
For More Info:
President Bill Hedlund
(503) 815-2737

Salem Chapter General Meeting
7:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 18, City of Keizer Community Center (City Hall), 930 Chemawa Road NE, Keizer.
For More Info:
President Brian Winn
(623) 363-7387

Sandy River Chapter
General Meeting
7:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 5, Glenn Otto Park, 1208 Historic Columbia River Hwy, Troutdale.
Guest Speaker:  Brandan Wedam, B&R Tackle, will share his knowledge of twitching jigs for coho.

For More Info:
President Steve Rothenbucher
503-255-6232

Tom McCall Chapter General Meeting
11:30 a.m. , Wednesday, October 19, Old Spaghetti Factory, 0715 SW Bancroft Street, Portland
Guest Speaker:
Bill Monroe, Outdoor Columnist, The Oregonian.
For More Info:
President John Laing
503-730-4662
 
Tualatin Valley Chapter General Meeting
7:00 p.m., Thursday, October 13  at the new location, Meriwether National Golf Course,
5200 SW Rood Bridge Road, Hillsboro.
Get there early for a Special  Skills Development Event, starting at 6:00PM
For More Info:
President   Tim Lenihan
503-310-9824
New Board Members!

This past summer we elected four members to our Steelheader board, Brian McLachlan as our Vice President of Conversation, Stevie Parsons to the newly established Diversity and Inclusion position, Tom Vanderplaat agreed to fill the vacant Membership position, and Aaron Bento is now our Communications Director. The most exciting thing about this group is not only the enthusiasm and dedication they bring, but also the wealth of business experience and technical knowledge they have. We've never been in a better position than now to expand how we communicate and get our message out to an our expanding, and diverse population here in the Northwest.  To help everyone know our new board members, we compiled some bios about who they are, and what their goals will be. Be sure to reach out to them


I am sure you will be as excited as I am at what they have in store for the Steelheaders. 

Bill Kremers

President
Association of Northwest Steelheaders
Sign Up Your SHOT Team!

Don't miss your SHOT at participating in the Salmon Hawg Open Tournament!   Dave Calhoun will be bringing  Outdoor GPS to the event. You could be "discovered" as a future TV personality while enjoying the Tillamook area fishery and SHOT.

The event is only $75 per member angler ($25 tax deductible) or $100 per non-member ($50 tax deductible) but includes an introductory membership.  This includes a set of gifts for each participant at registration, a registration dinner, an awards banquet, awards, and prizes for everyone.

Register Now! Deadline is  Friday, Oct. 7, 2016 .

Contact chairman Tim Lenihan 503-310-9824 if you have any questions.

Hall of Fame Banquet

Fish Now represents our mission with fishing clinics, taking veterans fishing, battling for healthy rivers, fighting for a fishing friendly Fish and Wildlife Commission, and fishing opportunity.  Fish Forever is the legend we pass on to future generations so they too can enjoy and pass on the sport and ethic we inspire.  Future generations should be able to look back and thank us as successful role models that protected and enhanced our sport fisheries.
 
Come celebrate another successful year of NW Steelheader accomplishments and growth.  Block out Saturday, November 12th on your calendar and join us at the Wilsonville Holiday Inn for this event.  You can expect great food, fun games, and desirable auction items.
Upcoming Events 
SHOT
Pre-event dinner and seminar, Thursday evening, October 13. Fishing, Friday and Saturday, October 14-15. Awards Dinner, Saturday night, October 15. All events will take place at the Tillamook County Fairgrounds. See flyer for further details.

Steelhead 101 Clinic
Saturday, November 5, Sam Cox Building in Glenn Otto Park, 9:00-4:00. Learn all about fishing for steelhead from shore during this ODFW/Sandy River Chapter clinic. Registration fee of $52 includes a one-year membership (new or renewal), snacks and lunch, classroom sessions and casting/fishing time.

There will be a shore fishing trip with experienced Sandy River Chapter members for participants Saturday, November 19. Learn more and register: http://www.odfwcalendar.com/?tribe_events=steelhead-fishing-101

Annual Hall of Fame Banquet and Auction 
Saturday, November 12, Wilsonville Holiday Inn.
 
Watch this space for future events!
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