Crooked River Update 7/18/18

The Crooked has continued to fish as it has been, with nymphing being the most productive method throughout the day, there has been opportunity to throw dries in the late afternoon and through the evening. Flows and water temperatures are good, and there are great numbers of fish in the Crooked as always. We prefer …

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Crooked River Update 7/11/18

Not much has changed on the Crooked, and nymphing has continued to produce good numbers of fish on a consistent basis. For those who’d prefer to fish dries there is good opportunity to throw mayfly attractor or spinner patterns in the late evening. As always a good mix of small-medium sized Rainbows and Whitefish provide …

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Crane Prairie Update 7/11/18

The algae bloom continues to be the greatest challenge on Crane, but there are still plenty of opportunities to find fish in the right areas. With calm, warm weather in the forecast the bloom will most likely continue to be an issue in the coming weeks. However, it will be concentrated in certain areas and …

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Lower Deschutes Update 7/11/18

Summer is in full swing on the Lower Deschutes and fishing has been good from Warm Springs down to Maupin. The hot weather has brought out good numbers of Caddis, and we are continuing to see good numbers of PMDs in the mornings and PEDs in the late afternoons and evenings. Nymphing has been producing …

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East Lake Update 7/7/18

Fishing on East has been good, with pretty consistent Callibaetis hatches and some Chironomid activity accounting for much of the feeding activity. The best opportunities to fish dries will be from midday through the afternoon, which is typically when the Callibaetis are out in greatest numbers. The fishing hasn’t been quite as hot as it …

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Crane Prairie Update 7/7/18

Crane has been experiencing some fairly significant algae blooms, and the biggest challenge is trying to find clear water with feeding fish. With the water continuing to warm, we are starting to see more fish move into the channels, and in the deeper areas of the lake it is possible to get flies below the …

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Metolius Update 7/7/18

The Green Drake action on the Metolius is pretty much over with, and fish are starting to key in on other Mayflies, Stoneflies, and Caddis. We’ve seen good numbers of PMDs, and Golden Stones are starting to appear in greater numbers. While the Goldens are not out in full force just yet having a few …

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Fall River Update 7/7/18

There are lots of fish hanging around in the Fall right now, with plenty of opportunity to throw nymphs, dries, and streamers to good size Rainbows. Nymphing typically produces fish most consistently, with small Mayfly and Midge patterns being the go to options. As always, fishing underneath a dry or light indicator is key to …

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