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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Upper Deschutes:

The Upper Deschutes is the portion of river that stretches from Benham Falls upstream to Little Lava Lake and this portion of river remains closed until may 22. As we approach the opening date, information will be added for what to expect.

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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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March on the Fall River

One of the few bright spots over the month or so is that the Fall River continues to offer some really fun fishing. On the right day. With the right flies. Fished to right way… We’ve had days up there recently with snow blowing sideways and Blue-Winged Olives hatching thick, trout eating all over the …

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Fall River- late August

The ODFW Stocking Schedule has been completed for Central Oregon streams. They will continue to stock some of the lakes through October but the last of the fish for the year have been put in the Fall River. Sometimes those guys at the hatchery will sneak fish in here and there but for the most …

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Fall River Winter Beauty

Our favorite little spring creek continues to impress this winter. While access to the “Tubes” remains a bit dodgy, the Hatchery water is open and full of fish. From “Ed’s Hole” to the flat water around the bend fish can be found eating and active most days from 10:30 till 3 working on midges and …

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