Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for March 31st

Waters of the Deschutes are currently an angry, raging torrent as it has remained over the past 10 days, increasing in level and flow each day along the way. It’s well over 10,000 cfs at most gauges which is over bank-full almost river-wide, nearly that at Pelton. It won’t fish this week. Occasionally, rivers can…

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Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for March 3rd

In planning a winter trip to the east side in pursuit of trout or kokanee (or anything else) we urge checking road conditions. Willamette Pass has 74 inches of snow so expect to see some of it when you hit the road. The lower Deschutes has been fishing well for redsides. While fly fishers will…

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Central & Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for Sept 18th

Summer steelhead are in the Deschutes now from the mouth up to Trout Creek and fishing for them has been decent. This year’s run appears to be a good one. With plenty of hatches ongoing, the Metolius has been fishing very well for those who know the ins and outs of this tricky river. Laurance…

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Central & Eastern Oregon Reports

Golden Stone imitations continue to sucker redsides on the lower Deschutes despite the fact that the hatch is mostly a memory. Trout will continue to recognize them as a food source for a while. Caddis patterns are also effective with better fishing occurring from mid-day to early evening. Those who would like to float the…

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