McKenzie River Fish Report 12-08-07

McKenzie River - Coburg, OR


by The Fly Fishers Place
12-8-2007
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Keep an eye on water levels--westside winter rains can blow out the Upper McK in a heartbeat.  Unless you have a boat, it is tough to fish the McK with winter closures in effect on the river in Willamette National Forest.  However, fishing can still be good for trout downstrem from Blue River.

Winter steelies are beginning to show up below Leaburg Dam.  It's still alittle early for this smaller run but things should pick up as the month wears on. 

FROM BLUE RIVER UPSTREAM TO TRAILBRIDGE RESIVOIR IS CLOSED UNTIL APRIL 2008!

DRIES: BWOs, Green stimi, Purple Haze, Green Caddis, Yellow Comparadun, Coachman, Renegade

NYMPHS: Ocotber Caddis, Stoneflies, Copper John, Prince, P.T., green rock worm, soft hackles, green serendipity

STEELIES: A-leech (purple, black), MOAL leach, bright winter patterns work well.



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