East Lake Update 7/18/19

The Callibaetis hatch on East is very strong right now, and stillwater dry fly opportunities are about as good as they’ll ever get. The timing of the hatch has been very consistent, with the first bugs typically showing in late morning. The fish will typically key in on the crippled emergers first, and the adults …

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Lava Lake Update 7/18/19

Lava has continued to fish consistently with a variety of subsurface presentations. Callibaetis nymphs, Chironomids, and Balanced Leeches have been finding fish below and indicator. Wooly Buggers, Leeches, and small streamers have been less consistent but a worthwhile way to keep the angling environment active at any point through the day. There are decent numbers …

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Upper Deschutes Update 7/12/19

We’ve settled into the consistent fishing that the Upper Deschutes provides through the summer, and there will be good opportunity to find Brookies, Native Rainbows, and Whitefish until the upper reaches of the Deschutes close in September. The stretch of water between Little Lava and Crane Prairie offers consistent, cool flows through the summer, and …

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East Lake Callibaetis

The story on East is the same as it has been, and the Callibaetis hatch will be the focus of most fly anglers on the lake for the next couple of months. The fish are starting to show a little more restraint in their aggression and feeding activity, and we’ve talked to multiple people who …

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East Lake Update 7/5/19

Things are getting better and better on East, and the warmer weather has really kicked the Callibaetis hatch into high gear. We’ve received multiple reports of near non-stop dry fly fishing beginning midday and extending into the early hours of the afternoon. The fish in East tend to feed more aggressively this time of year, …

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Crane Prairie Update 7/5/19

Things are continuing to warm up on Crane and we are starting to increase our focus on the channels. Damsel activity is also increasing so it is worth spending some time in the trees with a slow stripped Damsel nymph. There are a some Callibaetis around and we’ve seen some sporadic success on the surface …

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Lower Deschutes Update 7/5/19

It’s Caddis time on the Lower D and the fishing is getting better and better with each warming day. Afternoon hatches have had some incredible numbers of bugs, and there are plenty of fish keyed in on this summertime staple now that they’ve all digested their last big Stoneflies. The evening is the best time …

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