Fall River Update 5/9/18

Fishing on the Fall has been steady. There are good numbers of fish in the river, and we’ve been receiving many reports of people having great days on the local spring creek. There are opportunities to use various strategies to get into these fish, nymphing being the most consistent method. There have been some PMDs …

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Big Bugs on the Lower Deschutes

The time has finally come and the adult salmon flies have started to make their presence known  on the Lower Deschutes. We’ve had several guides who found fish willing to opportunistically take some large dries in the lower stretches of the camp water, and the hatch is really starting to heat up in the Maupin …

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Lava Lake Update 5/9/18

Lava and Little Lava are some of our favorite early season lakes. Typically they warm up a little faster than the larger lakes, and good fishing follows. Good numbers of fish are being found on both, and while we are seeing a large number of small, recently planted fish there is definitely opportunity for some …

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Crane Prairie Update 5/9/18

Early season conditions mean the fish up on Crane are still spread out, but we have been seeing increasing success as spring progresses. We’ve had several guides out on Crane recently reporting solid days with quality fish. The preferred strategy continues to focus on covering water to find fish, and staying on them once you …

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Metolius- Bulls or Bows?

The fishing on the Metolius has remained steady, and is a good option if you are looking to spend some time on one of the area’s more technical waters. A multi-fly nymph rig will provide the best opportunity for success. We recommend leading with a large, heavy fly to get down in the water column …

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Crooked River Update

The flows on the Crooked have dropped to 220 CFS after a short bump to 240 a few days ago. Fish have settled into their standard holding water and are actively feeding with the steady flows. Conditions are perfect and there are plenty of wading opportunities to reach fish in all parts of the river. …

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Crane Prairie- Early Season

As is to be expected, the early season fishing on Crane has remained slow. With the fish scattered, the best strategy is to cover water with an intermediate line and leech pattern or wooly bugger. If you find an area that is holding fish, fishing chironomids or balanced leeches under an indicator will likely produce …

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Crane Prairie Opener update

Early season on Crane Prairie can be tough, with fish spread throughout the lake expect fishing to be relatively slow for the next few weeks. As the water continues to warm, fish will congregate in the deeper channels and fishing should improve. That being said, there is still opportunity to catch fish. Slow stripping wooly …

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