Fall Trout Fishing on the McKenzie

Beautiful Fall weather continues to hang around, and fishing the McKenzie has been very good. Afternoons are best. The warmest part of the day seems to spurn more activity. October Caddis 4pm-dark, smaller caddis 12pm-dark, Blue Winged Olives 3pm-dark.

Upper River Patterns, Morrish Foam Adult October Caddis, Half Down Golden with Orange Body, Possie Bugger, Tungsten Ice Prince, Film Critic BWO, Elk Hair Caddis Orange. For the lower river, Parachute Adams, Film Critic BWO, Orange Soft Hackle, Orange Elk Hair Caddis, Pheasant Tail Nymphs, Sparkle Dun Tan.–CD

McKenzie Bull Trout

Mr. Bull Trout is heading back down river after a tussle with his friends on the spawning beds. He has undoubtable had a run in with a chinook or two as well.

McKenzie Rainbow

Rainbows are in great shape this time of year.

McKenzie Rainbow

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2 Responses to Fall Trout Fishing on the McKenzie

  1. Randall Clark says:

    great pic of the Bull trout, or as some like to call it, a Ziller Brookie 😉

  2. Matthew says:

    I’ve never fished the Mckenzie before. where is a good place to star for a wade fisherman?

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