Crooked River Update 6/10/19

Prime summer flows are upon us now, and the Crooked has been sitting pretty steady around 200-250cfs. These water levels provide excellent structure throughout the first 10 miles below Bowman Dam. There are abundant riffles, gravel bars, and pocket water that all produce fish consistently and can be fished effectively with a variety of techniques. …

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Upper Deschutes Update 6/10/19

The Upper D is fishing well, especially in the upper stretches where the water is cooler and small. There are plenty of small-mid sized fish that will aggressively take a terrestrial or attractor pattern throughout the day. Fishing a dry dropper with a Mayfly nymph in the #14-18 range will maximize chances of finding 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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Upper Deschutes Update 5/29/19

It’s as good a time as any to be fishing the Upper Deschutes. We’ve been having good days on all portions of the upper river, primarily fishing subsurface with nymph rigs and small streamers. A variety of Mayfly and Caddis nymphs have been producing, as well as egg patterns as the Rainbows finish their spawn. …

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Metolius Update 5/24

Things haven’t slowed down a bit on the Metolius. While it is one of the more challenging rivers in the area to find success on, those with the skills and knowledge to find the elusive native Rainbows the river’s crystal cold waters hold have seen unmatched consistency on the Metolius for several months. The overcast …

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2019 Upper Deschutes Opener

We’re just past the opener for the Upper Deschutes and everyone’s excited about the multitude of angling options now available throughout Central Oregon. There will be lots of anglers heading to the upper stretches of the Deschutes in the coming weeks to try and capitalize on the lack of pressure the fishery sees during the …

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Fall River Update 5/24/19

The Fall is being stocked consistently and is fishing very well with great numbers and size of fish. Midges, Mayflies, and various attractor nymphs are all getting the job done below a light indicator. We’ve also seen good numbers of BWOs and PMDs depending on the day, and there can be good opportunity to find …

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