Hi, The Rookie. A good place to get Sandy River fishing tips is at the Sandy River Chapter, more info here http://www.nwsteelheaders.org/chapters/sandy-river/
. Sorry for the not-so-quick reply to your three posts. I've yet to fish the Sandy this winter, have focused on the Clack this year, but people are catching fish. Some good guides to learn the ropes are Jack Glass, Ed Fast, Trevor Storlie. They are all part of the Sandy Chapter, Check out the chapter, you'll learn the river quick that way.