Lower Deschutes Update 6/13/18

The big stoneflies are pretty much finished up on the lower Deschutes, and it’s time to look toward the other food sources that sustain fish through the summer. Caddis are really starting to become a staple food source, and both subsurface and dry patterns are producing fish. We have also been seeing an assortment of …

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Lower Deschutes Update 6/6/18

As the weather continues to warm and spring transitions to summer, we are seeing changes in bug activity on the Lower Deschutes. We are on the tail end of the Salmonfly hatch, and it is time to begin focusing on some of the smaller mayfly and caddis hatches that become more prevalent this time of …

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Lower Deschutes Update 5/30

The Salmonfly action on the Lower Deschutes is beginning to taper off, and while there are still big bugs around on the upper stretches of the lower river it is important not to focus on them as the primary option for catching fish. The fishing has been good, and we’ve been seeing success with a …

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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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