East Lake Fly Fishing Oregon

Wickiup Opener Update!

As with the other lakes, fishing on Wickiup is less consistent this early in the year and should improve in the coming weeks. For now, it is best to fish late mornings and afternoons, fish will feed more actively as the water warms throughout the day. Chironomids under an indicator should be a good strategy, …

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Cascade Lakes' Trout

Wickiup Reservoir:

Wickiup opens tomorrow! The roads are free of snow the boat ramps are accessible and the ice is gone! Early season fishing around Wickiup should be best in areas of shallower water where temperatures can heat up a bit faster promoting more aquatic life. Wickiup is renowned for the big browns more than whiling to …

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Central Oregon Lakes Update

Crane Prairie- The water temps on Crane are definitely starting to rise. Fishing early in the morning and late in the afternoon can be effective in the shallows. If not, fishing the channels during the heat of the day will be your best into getting into some fish. Make sure you check the weather report …

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Wickiup Update 7.18

Fish the big bomber chironomids off the drop off in the mornings. Cali’s in the mid day. Dry dropper or cast and strip with intermediate lines. If you indicator fish. Fish heavy nymphs and fish faster than you would at Crane. They want it moving.  Streamers and leeches in the evening.

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Wickiup Reservoir Update

Wickiup is still very full! The fishing is starting to pick up a bit but it is still not fishing the way we want. If you opt to go to Wickiup over the other lakes, fishing under the bobber will be your best bet. Go to flies have been ice cream cones, callibaetis nymphs, and …

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