Crooked River Updated 5/16

Flows on the crooked have remained steady, which means the fish are comfortable and actively feeding in the water we expect to see them in! Fish can be found in riffles, bouldery pocket water, and in deep slow slots and runs. We are in the midst of one of our favorite times of year on …

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Metolius River Updated 5/16

It’s a beautiful time of year to be on the Metolius, and the warming weather should bring an increase in bug activity in the coming weeks. Fishing has been steady, and nymphing has continued to produce fish most consistently. A two fly rig is ideal, leading with a large weighted stonefly or october caddis pattern …

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Crane Prairie Update 5/16

Warm spring days and lots of sunshine mean that the Cascade Lakes are starting to heat up, as is the fishing. We’ve had several guides up on Crane in the past week who have been reporting solid days and consistent fishing. The most challenging aspect to catching fish in the coming weeks will continue to …

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East Lake Update 5/16

Early season on East Lake can be a blast. Big fish are coming into the shallows to get their grub on before heading deep. A few guides have been out there and have had some great success. Fish tend to be on the move searching for food after the winter months. There a plenty of …

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Crooked River Update 5/9/18

The flows on the Crooked have continued to slowly rise. Now at 248 CFS, it is a great time to head East of town to find some rainbows. The higher but steady flows mean that fish are exactly where you’d expect them to be and they are eating. Focus on fishing the pockets around rocks …

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Fall River Update 5/9/18

Fishing on the Fall has been steady. There are good numbers of fish in the river, and we’ve been receiving many reports of people having great days on the local spring creek. There are opportunities to use various strategies to get into these fish, nymphing being the most consistent method. There have been some PMDs …

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Big Bugs on the Lower Deschutes

The time has finally come and the adult salmon flies have started to make their presence known  on the Lower Deschutes. We’ve had several guides who found fish willing to opportunistically take some large dries in the lower stretches of the camp water, and the hatch is really starting to heat up in the Maupin …

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Lava Lake Update 5/9/18

Lava and Little Lava are some of our favorite early season lakes. Typically they warm up a little faster than the larger lakes, and good fishing follows. Good numbers of fish are being found on both, and while we are seeing a large number of small, recently planted fish there is definitely opportunity for some …

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Crane Prairie Update 5/9/18

Early season conditions mean the fish up on Crane are still spread out, but we have been seeing increasing success as spring progresses. We’ve had several guides out on Crane recently reporting solid days with quality fish. The preferred strategy continues to focus on covering water to find fish, and staying on them once you …

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