Metolius River Update 4/18

The fishing on the Metolius has been steady, and nymphing remains the most productive way to find fish. Large stonefly patterns will catch fish, but we have seen more success on smaller mayfly patterns in the past few days. Olive micro mayflies and olive soft hackles in sizes 18-20 fished behind a jimmy leg or …

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Metolius River Update

WIth some seasonal closures going on over the past week, keep in mind that sections the Metolius are included in that! Remember, the Met is now closed from the Headwaters to Allingham Bridge. Fishing from below Allingham Bridge and downstream is fair game! The fishing on the Metolius has been quite good! The nymphing has …

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Metolius River Update

The Fall fishing on the Metolius can be great, especially for bull trout and we are almost at that time! Even in the late summer, the bull trout fishing can pick up. When we are fishing for bull trout, our tactics are mainly fishing nice big (white) streamers on a heavy rod. We like those …

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Metolius River

The Metolius is shaping up nicely for this time of year, the river is a little high, but what can you expect, we got pounded this winter and water will be coming off the Cascades for some time. Fish however seem to be in all the likely spots, especially in pools and eddies. Many fish …

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Metolius River:

Oh, the mighty Metolius. As everyone knows, if you have ever been to this river, whether for fishing or just recreation, the Met has something magical about it. The beautiful aqua blue water is captivating in and among its self and just walking the banks is an escape. Although fishing at times can be tough, …

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Metolius Magic

This is an amazing time of the year to visit the Metolius. Yes, it’s difficult. And no, there’s not a ton of fish to be caught. But there are some nice hatches coming off and the fish are feeding. The flows have come down to a normal 1400cfs-ish and the mayflies and caddis are out …

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Golden times on the Metolious

The Metolious is undoubtedly one of, if not the most, technical waters in the 541. The combination of spring fed crystal clear water, and highly educated trout makes this water a great place to work on fine tuning your drifts and tactics for a variety of other waters as well. Similar to salmonflies on the …

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