Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Northern California
Tou Hands @ Tou Velle September 21, 2013
The ninth annual Two Hands @ Tou Velle Spey Event will be held Saturday, September 21, 2013, from 9 am – 3 pm at the Tou Velle State Recreation Site, White City, Oregon. The recreation site is located on the Rogue River off Table Rock Road about eight miles north of the city of Medford, Oregon.
This is a great opportunity for all anglers to learn about two-handed casting and equipment, watch fly tying and line building demonstrations, try out two-handed rods and lines from manufacturers, and learn about Spey casting and fishing techniques. This year’s line up includes -
Charles Gehr – Fishing Guide, Fly Water Travel
John Hazel - Deschutes Anglers Fly Shop
Jon Hazlett – Steelhead Fly Fishing Guide
Whitney Gould – Steelhead Fly Fishing Guide, 3 Times Women’s Spey O Rama Winner
Mike McCune - a Real Skagit Master
Craig Nielsen - Guide and Switch Rod Expert
Jeff Putnam - FFF Certified Two-hand Instructor
Gary Anderson – Anderson Custom Rods
Bruce S. Berry – Beulah Rods, Hatch Reels
Steve Godshall - Fly Line Guru
Dennis P. Lee - Steelhead and Salmon Fly Tier
Eric Neufeld - Simms Factory Representative and Two-hand Casting Instructor
Local accommodations for Two Hands @ Tou Velle include the Comfort Inn North, 2280 Biddle Road, Medford, OR 97504, just off Interstate 5 and only 4 miles from TouVell, and camping at the Valley of the Rogue State Park off Highway 5, north of Gold Hill, Oregon. In addition, the Rogue River offers excellent summer steelhead fly fishing opportunities this time of year.
Lunch is provided free to all event participants and there is no cost to attend. However, Oregon State Parks charges a $5.00 daily entry fee or annual pass to the Tou Velle State Recreation Area.