Category Archives: Oregon High Lakes

Return to East Lake 2014

With the weather Gods predicting a gray day with, “showers”, we headed out to East Lake for our last day of our Cascade Lake adventure. We had experienced some good fishing and our expectations were high upon our return. As … Continue reading

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Big Lava Lake 2014

After a good day at East Lake we headed out to Big Lava the following day. One thing about Big Lava, if the fishing is slow, the view surrounding the lake is breath taking. Our fishing was fair at best … Continue reading

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East Lake Report 2014

Mid June, for Cascade Lakes fishing, only means one thing: East Lake! Hopeful for the callibaetis hatch we headed out and launched mid morning. We were not surprised. Like clockwork, the callibaetis were flying around at the ramp and continued … Continue reading

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Lake Report

Early Summer can produce some awesome fishing on Central Oregon’s high Lakes. Take a break from the rivers, load up your float tube/pontoon/drift boat and go fishing on some of the Pacific Northwest’s best stillwater fisheries. Here’s whats been going … 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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A Diamond in the Rough : Diamond Lake Fishing Report

Thanks to Sam Parker for this excellent report on Diamond Lake. The Urban Dictionary defines the metaphor a diamond in the rough as “someone or something that has hidden exceptional characteristics and or future potential, but currently lacks the final … Continue reading

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Inglorious Bass Nerds tackle Davis Lake

Sam Parker and Rick Bocko of “River Crawl” fame bring us this Davis lake report. Thanks guys! We’ve been told that early spring bass fishing on Davis Lake is an event not to miss. With this in mind, Rick and … Continue reading

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Chromie and Chromer Chironomids Fly Tying Videos

Barrett demonstrates how to tie a simple and effective B.C inspired Chironomid pattern. We like this one early in the Cascade Lakes in Oregon as well. Clear Cure Goo Chromie Chironomid Hook: TMC 2457 #10-14 Thread: Uni 6/0 Black Bead: … Continue reading

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Clear Cure Goo Blood Worm Chironomid Fly Tying Video

The second video of three demonstrating how to tie killer looking Chironomid patterns using Clear Cure Goo as the coating. The Blood Worm is a top producing Chironomid fly pattern in lakes all over the Pacific Northwest. Clear Cure Goo … Continue reading

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Tiger Trout — coming to Fish Lake, OR

ODFW will stock tiger trout fingerlings in Fish Lake for the first time this morning. “Tiger trout are a unique fish being used in a unique situation here at Fish Lake,” said David Haight, Assistant District fish biologist. “They tend … Continue reading

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Diamond Lake Fly Fishing Report

Chase Millemann brings us this report from Saturday. Diamond should continue to improve as the weather does, but it looks pretty good despite the cold. Thanks Chase. I fished Diamond lake with my buddy Casey on Saturday. The weather report … Continue reading

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Davis Lake Fly Fishing For Bass Report

This Bass report brought to you from a couple of hard core anglers Chase Mellemann and Cody Catherall. These guys chase anything that swims and have that killer go after them attitude that have them fishing high water, cold water, … Continue reading

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UV Damsel Fly Nymph Fly Tying Video

Davis, Diamond, Craine, Hosmer, Klamath, Agency and just a few of the great stillwater opportunities that exist in Oregon. Damsel Flies are a key food source during the summer months on most lakes and reservoirs worldwide. Barrett ties a simple … Continue reading

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Pro Tube Bass Fly Tying Video: The Cascade Bass Master using Pro Tube Fly Systems

Barrett’s proven Cascade Lake and beyond Bass fly evolves further in this instructional fly tying video. The Killer Bass fly is constructed on a Pro Tube Micro Tube.

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A Great Week: Weddings and fly fishing do go together.

A major life event occurred for Lou over the Labor Day Holiday. His daughter was married on Sunday at Sunriver. As the father of the bride there was only one way to get over the stress and joy: Go Fishing! … Continue reading

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