East Lake- fishing in August

The fishing at East Lake has remained pretty decent throughout August! The smoky sky and the eclipse crowds over the past few weeks have left East Lake rather empty. It seems as the terrestrial fishing has pretty much shut off for the year. We are focusing on deep water chironomid fishing at this point. We …

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Metolius Magic

This is an amazing time of the year to visit the Metolius. Yes, it’s difficult. And no, there’s not a ton of fish to be caught. But there are some nice hatches coming off and the fish are feeding. The flows have come down to a normal 1400cfs-ish and the mayflies and caddis are out …

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Crane Update

The bobber fishing on Crane has begun to get a little tougher. It seems as the lake is transitioning again and there is a algae bloom happening again by Rock Creek and Quinn. It is a long, stringy, algae that tends to stick to your flies, leader, and line. This gets quite frustrating so it …

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March on the Fall River

One of the few bright spots over the month or so is that the Fall River continues to offer some really fun fishing. On the right day. With the right flies. Fished to right way… We’ve had days up there recently with snow blowing sideways and Blue-Winged Olives hatching thick, trout eating all over the …

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Fall River- late August

The ODFW Stocking Schedule has been completed for Central Oregon streams. They will continue to stock some of the lakes through October but the last of the fish for the year have been put in the Fall River. Sometimes those guys at the hatchery will sneak fish in here and there but for the most …

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Fall River Winter Beauty

Our favorite little spring creek continues to impress this winter. While access to the “Tubes” remains a bit dodgy, the Hatchery water is open and full of fish. From “Ed’s Hole” to the flat water around the bend fish can be found eating and active most days from 10:30 till 3 working on midges and …

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