Metolius- Bulls or Bows?

The fishing on the Metolius has remained steady, and is a good option if you are looking to spend some time on one of the area’s more technical waters. A multi-fly nymph rig will provide the best opportunity for success. We recommend leading with a large, heavy fly to get down in the water column …

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Crooked River Update

The flows on the Crooked have dropped to 220 CFS after a short bump to 240 a few days ago. Fish have settled into their standard holding water and are actively feeding with the steady flows. Conditions are perfect and there are plenty of wading opportunities to reach fish in all parts of the river. …

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Crane Prairie- Early Season

As is to be expected, the early season fishing on Crane has remained slow. With the fish scattered, the best strategy is to cover water with an intermediate line and leech pattern or wooly bugger. If you find an area that is holding fish, fishing chironomids or balanced leeches under an indicator will likely produce …

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Crane Prairie Opener update

Early season on Crane Prairie can be tough, with fish spread throughout the lake expect fishing to be relatively slow for the next few weeks. As the water continues to warm, fish will congregate in the deeper channels and fishing should improve. That being said, there is still opportunity to catch fish. Slow stripping wooly …

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East Lake Fly Fishing Oregon

Wickiup Opener Update!

As with the other lakes, fishing on Wickiup is less consistent this early in the year and should improve in the coming weeks. For now, it is best to fish late mornings and afternoons, fish will feed more actively as the water warms throughout the day. Chironomids under an indicator should be a good strategy, …

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Crooked River Update

The flows on the crooked have continued to climb, at 218 CFS it is a great time to head East of town to find some rainbows. The increase in water volume has opened up much of the structure not available to the fish during low winter flows, and there is a lot of good water …

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North Twin Lake Update

With warmer weather in the forecast it is time to start thinking about the excellent lake fishing here in Central Oregon. It will most likely take a few weeks before the water warms up and the lakes come into their prime, but there is plenty of good fishing to be had in the meantime. North …

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Fall River Update

Fishing has remained fair on the Fall, it’s a great option to stick closer to town and satisfy an itch to fish small water. The ODFW has begun their regular summer stocking schedule and will be putting new fish in every two weeks or so. With warm, sunny weather in the forecast, nymphing will be …

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