Category Archives: Oregon High Lakes

Diamond Lake Fishing Report

Caddis Fly employee Clay Holloway has had two good weekends fishing Diamond Lake in a row. Water temperature yesterday was 60 degrees. Clay said they caught fish on sparse bodied chironomids in bronze and burgundy, tied with midge-bodi by Spirit … Continue reading

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Crane Prairie fishing report: Hot, crowded, fishy

Busy day out on Crane Prairie yesterday, but worth fishing for sure. We stayed near the Quinn side of the reservoir, fishing the edges of the channels. The fishing was best early morning — and the crowds were thinner. We … Continue reading

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Diamond Lake Fishing Report

Two fly winner Clifton Molatore was at Diamond Lake this weekend and had the following report. Thanks Clifton, keep them coming. I fished Diamond Lake Friday evening with my father and four year old daughter. We started fishing about 4:30 … Continue reading

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Davis Lake Bass Report

This past week Barrett, Matt Sigmeund and Don Piper made a trip up to Davis Lake in search of cascade lake large mouth bass. Fishing was decent but things should heat up in the coming weeks. Early morning was best, … Continue reading

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Last chance for Linton Lake brown trout

What would drive a man to drag his pregnant wife out into the Three Sisters Wilderness through ankle deep snow last weekend? I’d heard rumors of giant brown trout in Linton Lake, fish with heads large enough to look like … Continue reading

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Trout Unlimited tackles Benson Lakes area of Mt. Washington Wilderness

This weekend, TU volunteers tackled the Benson Lakes area of the Mt. Washington Wilderness. The plan was to survey some of the high lakes for ODFW, recording temperatures, fish species, lake depth, etc. We made base camp on Benson Lake, … Continue reading

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Trout Unlimited Cascade High Lakes trip this weekend

Attention current, lapsed, and/or wanna-be Trout Unlimited members! Your local chapter (TU 678) is again traveling into the mountains for high lakes fishing adventures. You may have missed our previous outings this summer but there is still one more opportunity. … Continue reading

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Escape to East Lake

Ken Crangle and Lou Verdugo  launched at East Lake Saturday (8/16/08) and started to fish about 75 yards out from the dock.    During the day they enjoyed a couple  interesting “events”:  sulfur fumes from vents coming from the bottom of the lake, one large … Continue reading

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East Lake Fly Fishing Report

Reports from East Lake Resort have fly anglers doing well.   Wind drifting with Callibaetis nymphs is providing anglers success.   Fox, Thorax, and Cripple Callibaetis, along with slime lines should prove to be effective. LV

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Oregon Cascades high lakes fishing report

Crane Prairie Reservoir has been very slow. Davis Lake bass fishing is decent early and late in the day. Hosmer Lake has been pretty good fishing in the channel connecting the upper and lower lakes with small nymphs like Flashback Pheasant tails … Continue reading

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Kokanee and the one armed bandit: Fly fishing Crane Prairie

We spent the day fly fishing Crane Prairie Monday this week with Caddis Fly employee Ty Holloway. Ty is recovering from a recent shoulder surgery and spends his days floating the stillwater until he’s recovered. But his sling didn’t stop … Continue reading

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Reflections and Ice cream cones on Crane Prarie Reservoir

On Saturday of this Memorial Day Holiday, Lou Verdugo, Caddis Fly employee/guide and Ken Crangle, set out for Crane Prairie for an afternoon of fishing. Using Scientific Anglers “Stillwater” 5wt lines they headed out from Rock Creek launch toward Rocky … Continue reading

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