Metolius Update 11/14/18

We are still having some awesome days on the Metolius, with the cold clear days expect most of the feeding to take place subsurface. Standard Metolius nymph rigs comprised of a big Stonefly nymph and little Mayfly pattern are producing most of our fish right now, and will likely be the most productive way to …

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Metolius Update 11/7/18

The Metolius has continued to fish well, big nymphs are finding good numbers of fish as are Pheasant Tails, Hare’s Ears, and similar variations in the #14-18 range. The cooler weather has resulted in a little less insect activity than we’ve been seeing, but there are still plenty of fish that will look to the …

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Metolius Update 10/31/18

We’ve continued to see excellent fishing on the Metolius, with lots of Caddis and Mayfly activity on most days. Nymphing has been the most productive approach, but there is certainly opportunity to bring nice Redsides to the surface with a small Caddis, PMD, or BWO pattern. As always, stay observant. Fish looking towards the surface …

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Metolius Update 10/24/18

The Metolius has continued to fish very well for both Redsides and Bulls. Nymphing is the best way to get into fish, and big Stoneflies, October Caddis, and Mayfly nymphs have all been producing fairly consistently. Good Caddis and Mayfly activity throughout the day provides opportunity to fish dries. Keep your eyes open and cast …

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Metolius Update 10/12/18

The Metolius has continued to fish well. We aren’t seeing quite the numbers or varieties of insects that graced the Metolius’ waters through September, but there are still plenty of Mayflies and Caddis around to turn fish towards the surface when conditions are right. PMDs and BWOs are the primary Mayflies for now, and there …

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Metolius Update 9/28/18

There are all sorts of bugs out on the Metolius, providing great opportunity to fish dries to nice Redsides. We’ve seen an assortment of Caddis, Golden Stones, and Mayflies on most days. PMDs are prevalent, and there have been some great Green Drake hatches, particularly on overcast days. It is tough to beat the array …

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Metolius Update 9/12/18

We love fishing the Metolius this time of year, which can offer some great dry fly fishing on the right days. There are a variety of Mayflies and Caddis around, and pods of fish will key in on them throughout the day. The surface action can be a little sporadic, but when fish are keyed …

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Metolius Update 8/23/18

The Metolius has been fishing as it typically does, and is a great option for finding healthy trout and cold water during the heat of summer. Don’t expect to see big numbers of fish, but well presented flies will find fish throughout the day. There is pretty good opportunity to fish dries in the mornings, …

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Metolius Update 8/01/18

The cool waters of the Metolius can offer some incredible fishing and escape from the hot dry days that are a constant this time of year in Central Oregon. The spring creek characteristics of the Met mean that the water temps are relatively unaffected by the hot dry days of summer, which keep the fish …

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Metolius Update 7/18/18

The Metolius has continued to fish as the Metolius typically does, with good amounts of well-directed effort producing a few quality and rewarding fish. For those looking to throw dry flies, searching out individuals or pockets of fish looking towards the surface throughout the day is the best approach. While there are good numbers of …

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