Metolius River Update 4/18

The fishing on the Metolius has been steady, and nymphing remains the most productive way to find fish. Large stonefly patterns will catch fish, but we have seen more success on smaller mayfly patterns in the past few days. Olive micro mayflies and olive soft hackles in sizes 18-20 fished behind a jimmy leg or …

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Crooked River update 4/18

The flows on the Crooked have stayed steady at 180 CFS since they increased in early April. Look for flows to continue to increase in coming weeks, and focus on fishing slow pockets and edges as the fish adjust to the higher levels. Attract fish by fishing slightly larger nymphs including copper johns, lightning bugs, …

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Fall River Update 4/18

The ODFW will be stocking the Fall more consistently as summer approaches. Many of the fish that stayed in the river for much of the winter has started to spread out, and finding fish may require a little more walking than it has in past months. When you find the fish, continue to use light …

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Fall River Fun

It’s that time of year again, only this year there are actually fish to catch! After a couple pretty dismal winters, the Fall has some fish that appear to be holding over this year. Today I found fish in all the usual spots. The Blue-Winged Olive hatch was skinnier that I’d hoped. By noon there …

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