Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Report

From our friend avid angler Tim Moran: Tim is continuing his recovery so this is a repeat from last week, but he had this to add: NE rivers are all icing up and Prineville Reservoir is still kicking out rainbows to 20 inches in 12 to 20 feet of water. (Updated 12/17/2020) From last week:…

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Eastern Oregon Fishing Report

Avid angler Tim Moran is going to be off for another week, but stated winter is like a washing machine for this district’s fisheries, “Rinse and repeat!” In other words, last week’s report still has a lot of application for this week’s interested readers. Central and Eastern Report – Hello all!  Remember what I said…

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Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports

Metolius Producing, Deschutes a Great Fall Option Hello all!  This week we got a touch of the coming winter with temps at the start of the week into the single digits at the high lakes in central and northeast Oregon and highs down lower that stayed in the 30’s. Brrrr!  Winter is coming….But not before…

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Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Report

From Tim Moran Happy Thursday everyone!  I had to rely on the great fly shops, guides and hardcore buddies for the report out east as I’ve been on the Columbia all this week because, as Christopher Walken famously said ,(while pretending to be Blue Oyster Cult’s band manager) during an SNL skit, ” I gotta…

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Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Report

Fall Trout Biting in Deschutes and Century Drive Lakes, Steelhead Action Fair Hello Everyone!  The skies have cleared in most places and the fires, while not out are somewhat contained.  The devastation to some of the best places in Oregon will be felt for a long time to come but the communities hit hard by…

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Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Report

From Avid Angler Tim Moran Hello Everyone! It should be another great week of fishing! Cooler temps on Sunday and Monday should help the fishing which hasn’t really needed much help as it’s been pretty swell! Let’s get to it! Over on the…. Metolius River – The fire is burning in the area but has…

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Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports

From Tim Moran Fishing should be great all over Central and Eastern Oregon this week and in Southern Oregon too with bass fishing heating up, trout on the prowl in our lakes and rivers, Steelhead entering the rivers and salmon just offshore and starting into the bays.  We checked in with several of the fly…

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Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports

Metolius River –  July and Early August are usually the toughest months of the year on the metolius.  The combination of crowds, fishing pressure and lots of sun on the water tend to put fish down and make them skittish.  This isn’t to say you won’t catch fish,  several anglers caught some real nice rainbows this…

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Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Report

Central OR Rivers Producing Good Trout Catches; John Day Bass Hello everyone,  Good to be back getting you a report, I was on hiatus with a vacation and then a knee replacement surgery but I’m almost a week removed from that and back in the saddle!  Special thanks to The fly shops in Central Oregon for…

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Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Report

John Day in High Gear, Crane Prairie Rainbows Succumb With Tim on knee surgery hiatus this week, his report from last week still has a lot of application. Hopefully we’ll get him back soon, heal soon Tim! This weekend I was in Central Oregon and hit a few places and talked with some of 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 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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