I was hopeful to write this update over the weekend with the news that the Metolius was opening below Bridge 99. But so far, that announcement by the USFS has not happened. The Level 1 and Level 2 evacuation notices are now lifted for the Metolius corridor and that is excellent news. But the closures … Continue reading Jeff’s Fishing Update 9/21/2020
No reports yet but wanted to remind everyone the Upper Deschutes Opens today from Benham Falls to Little Lava. That adds a lot of great water to enjoy for the season. GO FISH!
We have guides on the lower river a lot lately and it's been fun how many steelhead we've poked on the WS to TC run. Besides Steelies, good (big) Redsides are coming to net, mostly on October Caddis Pupa and Stonefly Nymphs. We are excited about the Double Bead Peacock Stone with Ruber Legs and … Continue reading Lower Deschutes Report 10/24/17
We've had some great trips up in the Pringle to Wickiup area. Getting a few fish up on the top on PMD's and Caddis and some Ants. Not seeing much yet on hoppers but probably in August. Best fishing for us is on nymphs down the channel. Streamer fishing is also a great most days … Continue reading Upper Deschutes Report 7/17/15
the Walk and Wade section up above Crane Prairie is good, especially on small nymphs in the deeper runs. Fish are looking up for dries, ants, PMDs, drakes, caddis, Lady Di, Float & Fool, Renegade, Go to Hell Variant are all good. Streamers are fun up there, with the bright rufus taking small brookies, and … Continue reading Upper Deschutes River June 11, 2015
The opener of the Upper River has been good to us. We've had good float trips below Wickiup and good Walk and Wade trips above Crane Prairie. PMD's, Big Nasty Streamers, Caddis and even a few Green Drakes.