Central and Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for Feb 24th

At this time of year on one of our favorite trout streams, the Deschutes, Blue-Winged Olives will reign with every example of their life-cycle on display at one time or another, also look for Small Black Stoneflies and Spotted Caddis Pupae. Try Prince Nymph or Gold-Ribbed Hare’s Ear if bugs aren’t evident. On February 17th,…

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Central & Eastern Oregon Fishing Reports for Feb 12th

Reports from the Deschutes are fairly sparse at this time of year. Summer steelheading is history and winter trout fishing, which can feel rewarding due to the fact it takes some time and dedication to hook only a few in a day. That said, if this sort of outing has some appeal, Caddis, Cased Caddis…

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Central & Eastern Oregon Fishing Report

There are some large bull trout to be targeted on the Metolius, a river which has historically fished well in the winter time Lake Billy Chinook has been producing five-fish limits of kokanee to winter trollers using flashers or dodgers with orange and/or pink hoochies between 25 and 45 feet. About one-third of the fish…

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Central & Eastern Oregon Fishing

Trout fishing is fair on the lower Deschutes with Caddis and Pale Morning Duns significant now. Summer steelhead will be showing and if all goes well, should provide a worthwhile fishery by mid-July. Grande Ronde levels are low for this time of year which has caused some concern that the fall steelhead run may be…

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