Caddis Time on the Lower Deschutes

The Lower Deschutes has been fishing well with pretty consistent Caddis hatches providing great opportunity to throw dries. Nymphing has been consistent as well, and we are seeing good numbers of quality fish throughout the day and camp stretch. The best fishing will start early and last through midday. Hot weather and warm water temperatures …

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Lower Deschutes Update 7/11/18

Summer is in full swing on the Lower Deschutes and fishing has been good from Warm Springs down to Maupin. The hot weather has brought out good numbers of Caddis, and we are continuing to see good numbers of PMDs in the mornings and PEDs in the late afternoons and evenings. Nymphing has been producing …

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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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