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Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for March 27th, 2020

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for March 27th, 2020

From avid angler and friend Tim Moran: First, the big news – With State Parks shut down there is no access to, or fishing available on Lake Billy Chinook. The Warm Springs tribe has also shut down their portion of the Metolius arm so LBC is virtually closed until May 8th (as of today).  Also, with…

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Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for March 20th, 2020

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for March 20th, 2020

From avid angler and friend Tim Moran: Lower Deschutes River –   – Trout fishing is good. Fishing nymphs throughout the day will take most fish but look of hatches of BWO, caddis and even some sallies.  The weather is going to be great and this will be the first shot at some really good dry…

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Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for March 13th, 2020

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for March 13th, 2020

From avid angler and friend Tim Moran: No update from Tim this week. From ODF&W On the Crooked River, fishing for trout and whitefish has been excellent lately. On Lake Billy Chinook, fishing for bull trout and kokanee has been good to great in the Metolius and Crooked River arms. Anglers have been catching some…

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Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for March 6th, 2020

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for March 6th, 2020

From avid angler and friend Tim Moran: Lower Deschutes River – Trout fishing is good fishing nymphs all day and BWO’s in the afternoon There are also caddis available and with the calendar moving toward spring, the warmer sun will stimulate the hatches and the trout. Stones are present so fishing those bigger patterns like…

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Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for February 28th, 2020

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for February 28th, 2020

From avid angler and friend Tim Moran: Tim hopes to have one of his excellent reports to us by tomorrow afternoon so look for that in the afternoon on 2/28/20. From ODF&W The Deschutes, Crooked, Fall and Metolius rivers are open year-round and offer fair to good fishing for native redband trout. Steelhead have moved…

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Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for February 21st, 2020

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for February 21st, 2020

From avid angler and friend Tim Moran: Lower Deschutes River –  Locked gate to Oak Springs – Trout fishing is good fishing nymphs and BWO’s in the afternoon.  The big stones are present and they’re a good heavy fly to get you down.  Green Perdigons, small Hare’s Ears, soft hackle PT’s and Copper Johns are…

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Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for February 14, 2020

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for February 14, 2020

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports From our friend Tim No update from Tim today. From ODF&W It’s Free Fishing Weekend Feb. 15 & 16. This weekend you won’t need a license, tag or endorsement to fish, crab or clam anywhere in Oregon that’s open – to fishing, crabbing and clamming. Looking for some ideas?…

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for January 31st, 2020

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for January 31st, 2020

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports From our friend Tim Well, it’s that time of year when fishing reports from most of my sources have dried up and folks are holed up. Bird hunting is mostly over, there just aren’t many people out there…but the fish are always looking up and they gotta eat! Lower…

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for January 24, 2020

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for January 24, 2020

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports From our friend Tim Lower Deschutes River –  There are still Steelhead around but their going to act like trout so be ready when you’re fishing nymphs as they will actively take them.  Trout fishing around Maupin is good fishing nymphs and BWO’s in the afternoon when the hatch…

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for January 17, 2020

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for January 17, 2020

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports From ODF&W South Twin Lake has been recently stocked with 100 Cranebow brood fish. Steelhead fishing on the lower Deschutes continues to be fair. Though numbers are fewer this year, fish are well-dispersed from the mouth to the angling deadline. The first winter steelhead are just beginning to return…

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for January 3rd, 2020

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for January 3rd, 2020

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports From avid Angler Tim Moran No update this week from our friend Tim. From ODF&W South Twin Lake has been recently stocked with 100 Cranebow brood fish. The snow gates west of Mt. Bachelor between Dutchman Flat and Deschutes Bridge are closed for the winter. Trout anglers can target…

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for December 20th, 2019

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for December 20th, 2019

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports From avid Angler Tim Moran Tim writes – I have no info this week…everybody must be Christmas shopping….and the weather stinks! Below is his information from last week. Lower Deschutes River –  Steelhead are still being caught in the stretch between Warn Springs and Maupin.  The fish being caught are…