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Upper Deschutes

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Share:It is that time of year! We are rolling into some of our first seasonal closures, with others not far behind. The Upper Deschutes closes on September 30th. The area closure includes Benham Falls upstream to Little Lave Lake. This also includes the Sheeps Bridge area of Wickiup. Fishing on the Upper D has been decent. Most folks are focusing their efforts on Sheeps Bridge so other sections of the Upper are a bit more…

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Share:Fishing is definitely getting better on the Upper Deschutes. After a rough spring, we are happy to be up there getting into more fish. With lake water temps rising, fish are starting to push back into the river. So, fish are not as scarce as they were earlier this year. Still a strong nymph game on the Upper Deschutes. We have been fishing red copper johns (sz 16-20), copper copper johns (sz 14-18), Flashback Pheasant tails (sz 14-20),…

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Share:We have been getting mixed reports in the shop over the past week since the opener. Fishing has been fair throughout all stretches. From Wickiup to Benham, the fishing has been rather slow. Not a ton of action from the fish in that stretch with the exception of the few hundred yards below the spillway. Fishing around Cow Meadow has been decent as well. We recommend fishing rainbow warriors, san juan worms, sculpzillas, purple haze,…

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Share:We are two days into the opening of the Upper Deschutes this year! Sadly, it seems like the fishing is still a little slow. We were able to get into some fish after spending some time hoofing it. It appears the fish in the stretch below Crane have not made it up there. If they have, they are being rather finicky. We were able to get into some fish swinging streamers under structure and under…

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Upper Deschutes

March Brown

Pheasant Tail Nymph 12-16 Morning /
Afternoon
Flick March Brown 12-14 Afternoon
American March Brown 12-14 Afternoon

Blue-Winged Olive

Pheasant Tail Nymph 16-18 Morning /
Afternoon
Parachute Adams 16-18 Morning /
Afternoon
Para Wulff BWO 16-18 Morning /
Afternoon
Hi Vis Para BWO 16-18 Morning /
Afternoon
Compara Dun Purple 16-18 Morning /
Afternoon

Pale Morning Dun

Pheasant Tail Nymph 16-18 Morning /
Afternoon
Hares Ear Nymph 16-18 Morning /
Afternoon
Parachute PMD 16-18 Morning /
Afternoon
Hi Vis Para BWO 16-18 Morning /
Afternoon
Para Wulff BWO 16-18 Morning /
Afternoon

Spotted Sedge

Hares Ear Nymph 14-16 Mid Day /
Evening
Sparkle Pupa 14-16 Evening
Olive Elk Hair 14-16 Evening

Rock Worm Caddis

Serendipity Olive (Larva) 14-16 Mid Day /
Evening
Sparkle Pupa Apple 14-16 Mid Day /
Evening
Olive Elk Hair 14-16 Evening

Cream Stonefly

Hares Ear 10-12 Mid Day /
Evening
Trinas Carnage Tan 10 Mid Day /
Evening
Henry's Fork Golden 10 Mid Day /
Evening

Green Drake

Hairs Ear Nymph 10-12 Mid Day /
Evening
Extended Body Drake 10-12 Mid Day /
Evening
Green Drake Wulff 10-12 Mid Day /
Evening
Trina's Carnage Drake 10-12 Mid Day /
Evening

Ant

Blk Flying Ant 14 Mid Day

River Levels

Upper Deschutes

 

LocationGraphsStageFlowTime
Upper Deschutes/Benham Falls7 day30 day120 Day4.3515218:00 pm

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