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 September 27th, 2019

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for September 27th, 2019

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports From avid fisherman Tim Moran Note: If this report looks a lot like last week’s it’s because not a lot has changed in a week but a few things have! Crane Prairie –  Fishing for “Cranebows” is holding up and should get better as we head to the closing…

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for August 16th, 2019

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for August 16th, 2019

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports From Tim Moran Crane Prairie –  Trout fishing is holding up on CPR with good fishing near the channels where the water is cooler.  Mornings and evenings are best and trout fishing should be suspended on the warmest days by 11am to safeguard the fish. As usual, chironomids, leeches,…

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Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for July 12th, 2019

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for July 12th, 2019

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports From Tim Moran Crane Prairie –  Fishing is holding up on Chironomids  in red and red/black and  balanced leeches in the cooler river channels but the real news is the bass fishing which has been off the hook!  The boys fro m COFR were out last week and took…

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Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for June 14, 2019

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for June 14, 2019

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports From Tim Moran Tim’s off the grid this week. From ODF&W Annual monitoring of the Crooked River will take place June 17-21 from the Big Bend campground to Cobble Rock campground. Anglers are encouraged to avoid this reach during the sampling. Chinook harvest continues on the Hood River with…

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Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for May 17th, 2019

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for May 17th, 2019

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports From Tim Moran Crane Prairie – It’s still pretty good for trout with more rainbows in the mix. Worms, power bait and dragon fly nymphs under a bobber are all taking fish. The Fly guys are getting fish on leeches, buggers, and small nymphs on intermediate sink lines and…

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Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports March 8th, 2019

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports – From our friend Tim Moran: Well, the big early March snow storm in central/eastern Oregon blanketed much of the area with 3 to 6 feet of snow depending on your location and elevation and with cold temps and intermittent snow showers all week fishing and fishermen are slow…

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Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports March 1st, 2019

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports – From our friend Tim Moran: With 3 to 6 feet of snow on the ground, I didn’t go fishing this week or talk to anyone who did. The guides and flyfishing shops were quiet too. This would be a great weekend if you’re a central or eastern angler…

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Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports January 25th, 2019

From ODF&W A few winter steelhead are entering the Hood River. While the run won’t peak until March, anglers can expect a few bright fish as early as this month. Rainbow trout broodstock have been stocked in North and South Twin lakes recently, and anglers report excellent fishing in South Twin. Trout fishing in the…

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Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports January 18th, 2019

From Tim Moran  Metolius River – It’s been a good so far this month on the Met. Trout and Whitefish are taking prince nymphs, red lightning bugs, San Juan worms, pheasant tails, small black and golden stones and red copper johns under and indicator or fished Euro style. There is some late afternoon dry fly…

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Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports January 11th, 2019

From ODF&W A few winter steelhead are entering the Hood River. While the run won’t peak until March, anglers can expect a few bright fish as early as this month. Rainbow trout broodstock have been stocked in North and South Twin lakes recently, and anglers report excellent fishing in South Twin. Trout fishing in the…

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Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports January 4th, 2019

From our friend Tim Moran: Metolius River – Colder temps mean smaller windows but there are always a few fish to be had here in the winter. Bull trout continue to be the story on the Met. I’ve seen some recent fish tipping 12 lbs. Swinging and stripping BIG streamers is the key to taking…

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Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports December 7th, 2018

From Friend Tim Moran Baby it’s cold outside! Single digit temps ant night in central and eastern Oregon have slowed the fishing and fishermen to a trickle. Those that are getting out are fishing mainly 4 streams. Metolius River – Small olive and golden stone nymphs and a small trailer nymph are the go to’s…

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Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Report September 14th, 2018

Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Report – From oour friend Tim Moran. Deschutes River – Reports from the shops are the same. There are fish – Steelhead in the river but no one is fishing for them. The guides are getting customers on 2 to 4 per day. Not hot but certainly worth it! Fishing…

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