Rachel Andras is a full time travel consultant for Fly Water Travel in Ashland, OR in addition to guiding on the Upper Sacramento and McCloud rivers in Northern California. Rachel has over ten years experience in the fly fishing industry. She has done everything from guiding to selling international travel and is widely regarded as one of the, most well informed, cheerful, and highly skilled female anglers in the nation. For over a decade, her love of fly fishing has taken her to fish all over the world, including the Bahamas, Venezuela, British Columbia, Mexico, Tahiti, Christmas Island, Cuba, Russia, Chile, Argentina, and Alaska.
As a Federation of Flyfishers Certified Casting Instructor, Rachel has taught for the Mel Krieger Schools and was the director of the family and children's summer FISHCAMPS for the past seven years. She has been a guest instructor and member of the International Womens Fly Fishers, she is the founder of the Shasta Mayflies (Redding's Womens Fly fishing Club) , and she is a member of the Scott Rods Pro staff. Rachel was also a founding member of the Dame Juliana Anglers in Arizona as well. Rachel has been published in Northwest Flyfishing and The Womens No-Nonsense Guide to Favorite Waters and is a sought after instructor and public speaker on a wide variety of fly fishing topics.