Crane Prairie Update

Well, well, well, it looks like as if winter is knocking right on our front door. It is easy to say that we are going through some transitional phases as weather and seasons change. This means that the fisheries are going through a similar change. The water temps on Crane Prairie have been all over …

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Fall River Update

There are still bucket loads of fish swimming around the Fall River! As usual, when the fish are in there, the fishing gets good. However, as we can expect, with a great amount of pressure, the fish start to get more selective with their grabs and what they are eating. This is a great opportunity …

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Crooked River Update

The fishing on the Crooked River has been pretty great! We are seeing a nice BWO and PMD hatch coming off in the afternoons. Also, a decent Mahogany Dun hatch is coming off in the afternoon. This is is a good opportunity to go and throw some small dries to the fish. With the weather …

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East Lake Update

The fishing at East Lake has been great! The weather is nice, the smoke is there, and so are the crowds. At least over the holiday weekend, they were. There have been several nice callibaetis hatches come off through the day. The morning hatch coming off as early as 8am and last for about an …

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East Lake:

With the resort closed, a road condition report was hard to gather. East Lake is open year round but access may be limited. Check through odot for current road reports. In the early season expect to see productive action with streamers along the east side of the lake, just south of the day use boat …

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Fall River Update

The Fall River is still chocked full of fish throughout the main drop zones. The fishing is great throughout the day, especially in the mornings. There is a decent PMD hatch that has been coming off mid-morning, each day. The hatch has been getting a bit weaker but fishing dries in the morning can be …

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Cascade Lakes' Trout

Wickiup Reservoir:

Wickiup opens tomorrow! The roads are free of snow the boat ramps are accessible and the ice is gone! Early season fishing around Wickiup should be best in areas of shallower water where temperatures can heat up a bit faster promoting more aquatic life. Wickiup is renowned for the big browns more than whiling to …

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Crooked River:

The Crooked River has had a rough couple months with very high fluctuating water levels that haven’t receded for some time. With around 1400 CFS coming out of Bowman Dam, I would imagine the fishing to still be very tough, and until the water recedes I don’t image a huge improvement. For those adventurous enough …

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