Category Archives: Fishing Reports

Cascade Lakes Report: July, 2018

With the warmer weather coming into the valley, it was time to head to the cooler air of the Cascades. Sneaked into Hosmer one night to catch a few trout stripping a callibaetis nymph. and a nice sunset. The paddle … Continue reading

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Rainy Weekend – Hatches on the McKenzie and Willamette

High pressure gives way to an overcast, showery “mayfly friendly” weekend. Fishing has been excellent on the McKenzie and Middle Fork of the Willamette Rivers of late. Look for that fishing to be more surface focussed and even better this … Continue reading

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Big Dry Fly Time in Oregon – Trout Fishing in May and June 2018

You have to love fly fishing in May and June in Oregon. Some of our very best opportunities exist and we are able to fish some of the biggest dry flies of the season. You have hungry trout tying willing … Continue reading

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Postcards from Pacific City – May 2018

Dear Friends: Here is what I’ve been up to recently in Pacific City. 1. My friend Mikhail Skopets visited from Russia for 4 days. He is NOT an oligarch and the only laundry we did was sheets, jeans, and socks. When we … Continue reading

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Deschutes Report: May 7-11, 2018

Hauled one of the Technical Men’s Conference (old dogs who have fished together for decades) from Trout Creek to Nena last week. It had been a few years, I believe his last attendance was before the tower at Pelton, his … Continue reading

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Mckenzie Report: May 1, 2018

Great day on the Mckenzie yesterday. Had Justin from the shop up front. A nice overcast day brought out some fine fishing. Nymphing was the deal, with the exception of a nice one on a parachute hares ear. The Mega … Continue reading

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Salmon Fly Patterns for Spring Fishing 2018

In this video, Tim goes over some Stone Fly patterns to consider for the upcoming Salmonfly & Stonefly Hatch on the Deschutes River and other local waters with Stonefly hatches as well. Enjoy! Nymphs Tungsten Trout Retriever (Black Lab) #6 … Continue reading

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Spring Fishing Report April 25, 2018

The weather in the Willamette Valley has been all over the map lately. Depending upon the day fishing conditions have varied greatly as well. On bright days with air temperatures in the 70s we are seeing snow melt slow the … Continue reading

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Half Day Spring Guiding Special Extended

We are extending our spring half day special trout trips through April. March brown hatches have been very strong this year and nymphing tactics have also been bringing fish to hand. The recent moderate amounts of precipitation have kept the … Continue reading

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Lower McKenzie Boat Ramps to Re-Open Today

All ramps on the lower McKenzie with the exception of Hayden Bridge are now open! March Brown hatches have been really good mid day. Water levels are excellent. Get out there and enjoy! More on the re-opening here: http://klcc.org/post/boat-ramps-mckenzie-river-re-open-friday

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Cedar Lodge Summer 2018 Season Comes to a Close

Cyclone Fehi was followed by Gita and Hola, all leaving the South Island with more than enough water this “summer”. New Zealand rivers are known for being clear, but flush them out with massive amounts of sediment laden water and … Continue reading

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Mckenzie Report: Ramp Clousure/ Spring Break Update

From an article posted yesterday in The Register Guard, this is the very latest on boat ramp closures: Jack Moran The Register-Guard March 24, 2018 International Paper will clean a 2-mile-long pipe from which hydraulic oil spilled into the McKenzie … Continue reading

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Spring Flies that catch fish on the McKenzie and Willamette Rivers 2018

With trout fishing starting to kick back into gear we wanted to put together a quick video showing some of the flies that are working well on the Mckenzie and Willamette right now. Nymphs Mega Prince #6 #8 and #10 … Continue reading

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Oil spill prompts closure of three McKenzie River boat ramps

From the Register Guard: SPRINGFIELD — Authorities on Wednesday shut down three boat ramps along the McKenzie River and warned the public to avoid the water while crews assess and clean up a 200-gallon hydraulic oil spill about 800 feet … Continue reading

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March Brown Time on the McKenzie River

It’s that time of year again and we are starting to see March Brown hatches coming off the upper and lower McKenzie. Despite the cold weather Caddis Fly employees Garrett and Justin got out to get in on the action. … Continue reading

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