Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports

Hello TGF readers,  here is your Central Oregon fishing report.    Metolius River–  The river is fishing well but the campgrounds are booked solid so don’t expect much solace if you fish on the weekends.  It’s still a PMD, Green Drakes, BLue Wing Olive’s and Caddis show for the most part.  Some Golden stones in the…

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Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports

Metolius, Deschutes heating up; John Day running high From our friend Tim Moran: Metolius River– PMd’s, Drakes BLue Wing Olives and Caddis are all on the menu depending on time of day.  The Drake fishing is good to great most afternoons. PMD’s are also very important. You need a good cripple and emerger pattern to supplement your…

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Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports April 24th, 2020

Since ODF&W is on hiatus, we’re especially grateful for our friend Tim Moran’s report this week. Thanks Tim, take a gander at this load of information: Well this is (was) the traditional opener back in the day when there was such a thing – but the 3rd weekend in April still is a special weekend…

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Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for October 4, 2019

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for October 4, 2019

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports From avid fisherman Tim Moran Fall has arrived and with it, lot’s of good – bad – good weather! Crane Prairie – Fishing was good and bad and good. Last Thursday and Friday were great! We had a group fishing flies and another fishing small spoons, spinners and Rapalas…

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for September 13th, 2019

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for September 13th, 2019

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports From ODF&W Water levels in Crane Prairie are dropping so trout will be in deeper water until the water temperatures cool. Anglers have been catching some nice, bright Chinook on the lower Deschutes. Trout anglers should consider Jubilee and Pendland lakes for their weekend fishing. The summer crowds are…

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for August 30th, 2019

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for August 30th, 2019

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports From Tim Moran Crane Prairie –  Small black leeches are taking most of the trout on Crane  -fished with an intermediate sink line.  Rust and olive will take fish too.  Carey Specials are taking some trout as well.  Bass fishing continues to be great on Crane. Hosmer Lake –…

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Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for August 2nd, 2019

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for August 2nd, 2019

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports From Tim Moran Tim is still out and about, no update this week from him. From ODF&W Fishing the higher elevation hike-in lakes can offer solitude, good fishing, and a chance to combine a couple of your favorite outdoor activities. Find more information on planning your hike-in fishing trip.…

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Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for July 26th, 2019

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for July 26th, 2019

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports From Tim Moran Tim is back on the water doing his “research,” he suggests looking at last week’s report (below) since it has a lot of application this week. Thanks Tim, and we look forward to hearing about your new adventures! Crane Prairie –  Trout fishing is good and fish…

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Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for May 3rd, 2019

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for May 3rd, 2019

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports – from Tim Moran Crane Prairie –  Fishing was good last week on Chironomids in red and red/black and balanced leeches. I didn’t get a report from the bait brigade but powerbait or a worn floated off the bottom is always a good go to.  Trolling a worm and…

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Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for April 26th, 2019

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for April 26th, 2019

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports – from Tim Moran Fishing the opener on the east side was pretty good for those who got out.  Highlights are there were actually fish to catch at Wickiup, Crane fished good but access was tough and Prineville is very good right now!     Crane Prairie – It’s fishing…

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Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for Oct 14th

Chinook have been making themselves known at Sherars Falls to the tune of double digits daily with over 70 crossing on October 4th alone to put the cumulative total over 200 as of October 11th. The trap wasn’t operated on October 1st and 2nd. Steelhead passage has improved slightly with about a40 above the falls,…

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