Green Drakes on the Metolius

The Green Drake hatch on the Metolius has been offering some fun dry fly fishing for anglers craving top-water action. The hatch has been going on typically between 2pm and 5pm and although the hatch is usually a fairly short one, the fish have been looking up. Days with some overcast cloud cover have provided …

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Metolius 5/14

Fishing has been good on the Met. Green Drake nymphs are active and fish will be looking up for them in the very near future. Look for hatches of PMD’s on warmer days and later in the month. We’ve also seen some fish looking up for caddis in the late afternoon and evening, about a …

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THE METOLIUS IS A GOOD BET

Recent report from the Met has good fishing for rainbows and bullies under indicators with a couple nymphs. Bushy, soft-hackle styles seem to be the top producers. The river has been running a little high but clarity is good. Careful wading out there! The river is closed above Alingham Bridge but there is tons of …

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Mid-Winter Metolius Action

With all the current flow fluctuations on some of our local rivers, the Met has been fairly steady and offering good opportunities for both rainbow and bull trout. The river is only open from Allingham bridge down. There is good access there as well as around the hatchery and bridge 99 (if the road is …

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Spring Metolius Report

Spring fishing on the Metolius can be one of the better times to target this challenging fishery. The weather has been spectacularly warm allowing numerous of bugs to start moving around. Nymphing golden stones, guides choice, caddis pupa’s, green drake nymphs, and other small mayfly nymphs have been producing some success. Dry fly action will …

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SPRING HAS SPRUNG!!!

As many of you have probably heard, Cascade Lakes Highway opened last week from the south gate allowing access to both Little Lava and Hosmer Lakes. Early reports have good fishing for really active fish in both. Early season stillwater fishing can be tricky business. From day to day fish will either be keyed in …

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Bulls on the Metolius

  Bull Trout fishing has been pretty darn good! Eggs and streamers that require helmets when casting have been the ticket. Switch and spey rods with sink tips can help get those streamers down deep in those deep pools. Trout Fishing is good too. Hatches of pmd’s and bwo’s are consistent. The Metoilus is gorgeous …

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