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March 2018 Newsletter

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Friends and Sponsors

These entities have supported SPFF and we encourage you to support their businesses.


A16 - Everything for the outdoors person. West LA store: 11161 W.Pico Blvd. LA CA 90064 310-473-4574 A16


Big Horn Anglers - Lodge, guides, and complete packages. - Big Horn Anglers


Boardwalk Lodge - Full service lodge near Ketchikan, Alaska. Orvis endorsed. - Boardwalk Lodge


Bob Marriott's Fly Fishing Store - 2700 W. Orangethorpe Ave., Fullerton, CA, 92883 - bobmarriottflyfishingstore


Bowman Bluewater Guide & Outfitters - Guide services and materials for fishing salt water and the San Diego area lakes. Bowman Guides and Outfitters


California Fly Fisher Magazine - Everything Fly Fishing in the Golden State - fresh, salt, warm, cold, flies, techniques,locations. California Fly Fisher Magazine


California Trout - Conservation organization. CalTrout


Circle Valley Anglers - Guided fishing in Southern Utah. Circle Valley Anglers


Confluence Outfitters - Andrew Harris, Northern California fishing guides -


Crystal Ranch Lodge & Resort - Hit a Grand Slam by catching all four species of trout on Utah’s crystal clear Yellowstone River as it winds through its 2-mile stretch on the Crystal Ranch.  The ranch includes 500 private acres of incredible dry fly fishing on multiple streams, lakes and ponds, with fish reaching lengths well over 20 inches.  Located inside the Ashley National Forest, the scenery and wildlife are spectacular.  When you book the Crystal Ranch Lodge, we do not book any other guests, so, the premier lodge, ranch and resort are not only yours, but “just” yours.  All you need to do is to walk out of the lodge and start fishing! Crystal Ranch Lodge


Dean Endress - Guide to the LA River Carp or Surf 818-912-7419


DePuy Spring Creek - Pristine spring creek fishing in south-western Montana. DePuy Spring Creek


Eagle Cap Fishing Guides - Eagle Cap fishes year around on rivers and streams in northeast Oregon and southeast Washington, and provides guided fishing services for Pacific steelhead, rainbow and bull trout and smallmouth bass - (800) 940-3688. Eagle Cap Fishing


Eastern Sierra Guide Service : Mammoth Lakes Guide Service - Pat Jaeger's fly fishing guide serve for the Mammoth Lakes area and the eastern Sierra. Eastern Sierra Guide Service


Fishermen's Spot - Fly fishing store - A full line of all fly fishing supplies - 14411 Burbank Blvd., Van Nuys, CA 91401 - (818) 785-7306. Fishermen's Spot


Fish Head's Fly Shop - Full service fly shop and guide service located in Heber, Utah. Fish Heads Fly Shop


Fishpond USA - Equipment and services - fishpond


Frank Amato Publications - America’s leading publisher of fishing books and magazines, serving anglers since 1967. Frank Amato Publications


Galvan Fly Reels - Precision fly reels made in America by a family run business. Galvan Fly Reels


Great Pacific Iron Works - Complete line of adventure and outdoor clothing - 235 West Santa Clara Street, Ventura CA 93001 - 805-643-6074. Great Pacific Iron Works / Patagonia


Guideline Eyegear - Guideline Eyegear

JW Healy - Maker of quality bamboo rods. (909) 560-5034


Home Buyers Inspections - Inspection services and reports for property sales.


Hot Creek Ranch - Private fishing on Hot Creek with accommodations. Hot Creek Ranch


International Federation of Fly Fishers - Spff is a member club of the federation. Federation web site


Landon Mayer Fly Fishing - Landon Mayer is a recognized authority in sight fishing, an author and speaker. He is published in many magazines and has authored several books. He offers complete guide services in Colorado. Landon Mayer


Lonesome Duck Lodge - Beautiful lodge at Crater Lake, Oregon, with access to fly fishing on the Williamson River. Lonesome Duck Lodge


Metz - A complete line of premium flytying materials. Metz


Montana Adventures and Angling - Guides, lodging, and fishing adventures on the Bighorn and Missouri Rivers. Montana Anglers


Montana Trout Outfitters - Full guide and lodge services in Montana. Montana Trout Outfitters


Mountains Restoration Trust - A conservation organization working to preserve and restore the ecosystems of the Santa Monica Mountains. Mountains Restoration Trust


No Nonsense Guide Books - A comprehensive array of guide books for all the favorite western fishing waters. No Nonsense Guides


Off the Hook Fly Fishing - Complete guide and fishing services for Northern California. Off the Hook Fly Fishing


Old Moe Guide Service - Full guide services on Utah's Green River with an information-filled web site. Old Moe Guide Service


On The Fly Utah - Full service guides for the Green River and Flaming Gorge areas in Utah. On the Fly Utah


Orvis - Outdoor outfitter - Orvis Catalog


Outcast Sporting Gear - Float tubes, pontoon boats and accessories. Outcast Catalog


Pacific Fly Group - Fly fishing gear. Pacific Fly Group


Patagonia - Outdoor clothing. Patagonia


Patagonia, Pasadena Store - 47 North Fair Oaks, Pasadena, CA. (626)795-0319


Patagonia, Ventura Store - 235 W. Santa Clara St., Ventura, CA. (805) 643-6074


Performance Anglers - Guide services for the Eastern Sierra. Phone: (818) 873-0010


Priority Care Exterminators - Pest removal and extermination services.


Rainbow Tarns B&B - Bed and Breakfast located at Crowley Lake. Rainbow Tarns


Real Cheap Sports - Southern California's largest outlet of Patagonia -- 36 W. Santa Clara Street, Ventura CA 93001 -- (805) 648-3803. Real Cheap Sports


River Traditions - Suppliers of accessories and neat gadgets for fly fishermen, in addition to having been generous with us for donated personally engraved fly boxes for Casting for Recovery. River Traditions


Ruby Valley Lodge - Ideally situated in the heart of the famous Ruby Valley, the lodge is located at the edge of the quaint town of Sheridan, Montana. Surrounded by six blue-ribbon trout streams and seven mountain ranges, this Montana cabin is truly located in a sportsman's paradise. Fish Montana's finest waters: The Beaverhead, Big Hole, Jefferson, Madison and Ruby rivers. The Ruby River is an outstanding tailwater stream. Lesser known, the Ruby has much less fishing pressure and provides first class fishing for Rainbows and Browns in the 14" - 17" class, with fish 18" - 20" fairly common. Ruby Valley Lodge


Sawyer Products - Outdoors products including water filtration, insect repellents, sunscreens, and first aid. Sawyer Products


Scientific Anglers - Line, tippet, leaders and reels. Scientific Anglers


Simms Fishing Products. Simms


Solitude Fly Company - Flies, vests and jackets. Solitude


Southwest Council of IFFF - The Southwest Council of the Federation Of FlyFishers is SPFF's contact with the federation. Southwest Council's web site.


Tenkara USA - Everything for the Tenkara Enthusiast. - Tenkara USA


The Fly Shop (Redding California) - Just about anything you can think of in fly fishing. The Fly Shop


Tommy's - Original Tommy's World Famous Hamburgers. Tommy's


TroutMaps - Maps customized to favorite rivers showing trout locations and fishing access. Troutmaps


Umpqua Feather Merchants - Flies and hackle. Umpqua


Undaunted Anglers - Matt Mirrill - Guide on the Bitterroot and Missouri Rivers. 406-640-0370


Waterworks / Lamson - Fly reels, Ketchum Release and Flytrap. Waterworks / Lamson


Wildwest Fly Fishing - Guided fly fishing in Southern Oregon. Wildwest Fly Fishing


R.L. Winston Rod Company - Fly rod manufacturer. R.L. Winston


Wolfe Pack Guide Service - Guided fishing in Southwest Oregon for steelhead, bass, etc. Wolfe Pack


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