Lava Lakes Update 5/23

Lava has upheld its reputation as one of our favorite early season lakes to fish. The weather in the Cascades has been beautiful, and there has been lots of sunshine to enjoy and warm the waters of our favorite lakes. On windier days, Lava offers some great protection and has many areas that are much …

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Crane Prairie Update 5/23

The warm weather has been good for the fishing on the Cascade Lakes, and while the fish in Crane are still spread out fishing has been improving steadily! We’ve had multiple guides reporting solid days with good numbers of fish. We haven’t been seeing an overwhelming number of the large fish the lake can produce …

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Metolius River Update 5/23

The Metolius has been behaving as the Metolius tends to, and there are beautiful fish to be caught for those willing to put in a little time. Warm weather has continued to bring out more and more bugs, and there are various caddis and mayfly hatches occurring sporadically from day to day. Nymphing is the …

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Fall River Update 5/23

The fish in the Fall seem to be pretty spread out at the moment. The ODFW is stocking the river regularly, and there are decent numbers of fish in the system but finding them in any number can be a little tricky. Covering water and sight casting to fish as you go is a good …

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Crooked River Updated 5/16

Flows on the crooked have remained steady, which means the fish are comfortable and actively feeding in the water we expect to see them in! Fish can be found in riffles, bouldery pocket water, and in deep slow slots and runs. We are in the midst of one of our favorite times of year on …

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Metolius River Updated 5/16

It’s a beautiful time of year to be on the Metolius, and the warming weather should bring an increase in bug activity in the coming weeks. Fishing has been steady, and nymphing has continued to produce fish most consistently. A two fly rig is ideal, leading with a large weighted stonefly or october caddis pattern …

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Crane Prairie Update 5/16

Warm spring days and lots of sunshine mean that the Cascade Lakes are starting to heat up, as is the fishing. We’ve had several guides up on Crane in the past week who have been reporting solid days and consistent fishing. The most challenging aspect to catching fish in the coming weeks will continue to …

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