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Steel head mostly a miss

[it-exchange-member-content membership_ids=”72″] Central and Eastern Oregon – While the Deschutes was not spared a generous wallop of precipitation during storms  over the past week, it is settling down although enduring a bit of roller coaster  action as it settles down. Steelheading has been mostly a miss in this mess although redsides have been responding as…

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Green Peter fishing slow

[it-exchange-member-content membership_ids=”194,72″] Central and Eastern Oregon – Steelheading on the Deschutes is scratch fishing at this time of year but if you can hook into one, chances are it’ll be big. There are some B-run fish in the river now. While there are fish upstream from the mouth, the better percentages are in the stretch…

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Crooked River is often rewarding

Central and Eastern Oregon – No one expects much in the way of hatches on the lower Deschutes at this time of year but there will be come BWO and caddis larvae in the river so if targeting trout, throwing those imitations or a size 18 egg fly will serve best. It will be slow.…

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Trout at Crescent Lake

[it-exchange-member-content membership_ids=”72″] Water levels on the lower Deschutes are still a little high but fishable, as least above White River where Blue-Winged-Olives are hatching on occasion  but nymphing is more effective. The latest report was that snow on the riverbanks has melted. Trout fishing is fair and summer steelhead are still getting caught on occasion.…

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Lake Billy Chinook could be rewarding

[it-exchange-member-content membership_ids=”194,72″] Central and Eastern Oregon – Morning temperatures are in the teens and there’s snow in the banks of the Deschutes at Mecca Flats, but hardcore fly anglers are out there casting nonetheless. They’re being rewarded with the occasional steelhead hookup, some nice redsides and a few whitefish. No reports have come in regarding…

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