Crooked River Report 6/27

The fishing has been decent on the Crooked River. We are finding some very nice whitefish and a handful of decent trout. Our guides have been getting decent numbers for small trout with a few nice fish mixed in there. Unfortunately, there has not been much of a hatch or many rising fish, so we …

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Crane Prairie Update

Crane was good last week. Water temps cooled with the cold front. Slowed the damsels.  Big cali hatch in the mid morning. Red PT and assassin under indicator set  about half way to the bottom. Midges in the morning. #16 and 18 black and red zebra.

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East Lake- still fishing well!

The beetle fishing has still been great! When the fish turn on, they turn on. We have been having some epic days on East Lake with high numbers of fish. If you are not fishing a dry terrestrial, switch over to under the indicator. Fishing with callibaetis nymphs, dark assassins,  red pheasant tails, and gillie …

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Wickiup Reservoir Update

Wickiup is still very full! The fishing is starting to pick up a bit but it is still not fishing the way we want. If you opt to go to Wickiup over the other lakes, fishing under the bobber will be your best bet. Go to flies have been ice cream cones, callibaetis nymphs, and …

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Lower Deschutes Caddis Is On

How quickly the big river has transitioned from the Big Bug to little Mayflies and Caddis. Seems it was just yesterday that Salmonflies crawled up the backs of our necks all day. Some days the sky clouded with great swarms. The last light sessions around camp when every other cast would get exploded on. Big …

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Crooked River Update

The fishing is beginning to improve on the Crooked. While most days are not high numbers, we are getting into some quality fish. We have been getting into fish from the 14-16 inch range, that are thick and healthy. The dry fly fishing is still pretty dismal, but the nymphing can be productive. Focusing on caddis …

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East Lake Update

The dry fly fishing has been nothing less than epic! We have had killer days fishing black ants on East Lake and we have been getting similar reports from customers at the shop. If you are heading to East, you will need some black ants in your arsenal. If the ant bite is not on, …

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