Category Archives: Eastern Oregon

Deschutes River Fishing Report Spring 2015

Headed down the Deschutes last week for a four day trip.   The Deschutes flow gauge at Madras was 3750 cfs when we launched.  Seemed a bit low from my experiences on the D.  But hey, we had not fished the D … Continue reading

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Return to Malhuer 2015

Headed out to Eastern Oregon this past week with binoculars and my fly rod. My wife and I joined a hearty group of bird watchers for our third year at the Malheur Field Station. We saw many Sand Hill Cranes … Continue reading

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Return To Malheur Field Station

With binoculars in hand, we returned to Malheur Field Station to enjoy the feathered side of Mother Nature. Malheur Lake was full of birds and carp! It appears these fresh water bone fish have propagated to become so numerous they … Continue reading

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Deschutes Fall 2013 Report

The Technical Men’s Conference (old dawgs who have fished together for decades)was held this month. Sadly, our attendance for this year’s conference was the lowest in recent memory. Ken and I were the only attendees. Clear skies and very “crisp … Continue reading

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Cascade Lake Report: East Lake

A meeting of the Technical Men’s Conference (old dogs who have fished together for decades) was held this week at East Lake. Although attendance was limited to three, much was accomplished. From previous years, we knew the timing of the … Continue reading

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Fish and wildlife running out of water in Klamath Basin

From Water Watch: Please act now to help the Klamath Basin’s National Wildlife Refuges! Once again, water supply in the Klamath River Basin is falling short of the excessive demands agricultural development has placed on it. Unfortunately for the Klamath’s … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Holiday Weekend: Top Ten Best Places To Fish

Ok, let’s get real: it is highly unlikely sunscreen will be required over the Memorial Day Holiday weekend? With the freezing level at 1500-3000 feet, we strongly suggest you pack the fleece and your heater. Both liquid and portable heaters … Continue reading

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Malheur Field Station: “It’s for the Birds!”

The Malheur Field Station was my next stop after a great trip on the Deschutes last week. I was not the greatest advocate of bird watching prior to visiting the Malheur Field Station. Frankly, it was a bunch of buildings … Continue reading

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Deschutes Report: A Long Weekend

Last weekend, when it was 90 degrees in Madras, my daughter and son-in-law asked me to take them for a one night outing from Trout Creek to Harpham Landing. At first, I was very excited. The reality of going to … Continue reading

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High Cascade Lake Report

With a hint of Fall in the air and another member of the Men’s Technical Conference retiring (Ken C.), we headed off to the Cascades last week. First stop was Crane Prairie. With little wind and a glass like surface, … Continue reading

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July Deschutes Report: Part I

The 2012 Spring Technical Men’s Conference (old dawgs who have fished together for decades) was held in July this year. The TMC experienced some of the Deschutes finest hot weather each day. One day we measured 98 degrees in the … Continue reading

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John Day Bassin’

The notion of bass fishing strikes a certain patriotic chord in my soul, so when some Portland buddies suggested we head east to ply the waters of the John Day for smallies, I was quick to acquiesce. Following a quick … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Deschutes Report

Memorial Day weekend on the Deschutes was the usual crowded affair, but the weather was great, there were bugs everywhere, and the fishing couldn’t have been better. This trip has become an annual event and it seems like every year … Continue reading

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A Fall Farewell the Deschutes River October Report

The Technical Mens Conference (old dawgs who have fished together for decades) headed for the Deschutes and launched from Trout Creek last week. This trip carried sadness in our hearts as we were missing one of our members, Wink, who … Continue reading

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Deschutes River Trout Fishing Report: The Salmonfly Hatch is in Full Swing

The annual emergence of Pternarcys and Golden Stones is now out along the entire length of the Lower Deschutes, and the fish are certainly taking notice.   Between Pelton Dam and Maupin, the Deschutes is host to the most prolific … Continue reading

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