Lower Deschutes Update 7/5/19

It’s Caddis time on the Lower D and the fishing is getting better and better with each warming day. Afternoon hatches have had some incredible numbers of bugs, and there are plenty of fish keyed in on this summertime staple now that they’ve all digested their last big Stoneflies. The evening is the best time …

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Lower Deschutes Update 6/28/19

We haven’t seen huge emergences of summertime Caddis on the Lower D just yet, but there are good enough numbers that fish have started looking towards the surface around the trees and heavy cover that attract concentrations of bugs. Dedicated dry fly anglers can find fish through most of the day, but bringing a fish …

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Lower Deschutes Update 6/10/19

We’re wrapping up another Salmonfly season on the Lower Deschutes. Things got a little interesting this year with the cold and cloudy weather that took hold right as the bugs were really starting to move around on the banks, but all in all the fishing met expectations and there were plenty of good dry fly …

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Lower Deschutes Update 5/29/19

There is a lot of Salmonfly activity from Warm Springs Down on the Lower Deschutes. As expected, we’ve experienced some great days and a few tough days trying to endice big redsides to the surface. With the cooler weather we saw the progress of the hatch slow for a little while, which has meant the …

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Lower Deschutes Update 5/10

With warmer weather is water temps adult salmon flies and golden stones should be making an appearance any day now. The river levels have come down to an optimal 4640 cfs out of the Madras Dam. Guides are reporting seeing a few bugs in the grass throughout the river, but expect the bugs to start …

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