Deschutes River Fish Report 09-07-07

Deschutes River - Maupin, OR


by Rich and Kathy Youngers
9-7-2007
(503)-588-1768
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Deschutes River Trout:   River Level & Forecast      River Flows: Madras @ 3,860cfs. @ 57.7 degrees.  Moody @ 5,020cfs.   Fishing during the day has slowed but you still have a chance to get into some decent trout fishing at sunset on Caddis.  There are a few October Caddis out and about.

Steelhead: Steelhead are dispersed from the mouth upstream to Trout Creek.  The best steelhead fishing has been from Macks Canyon downstream. Walk in anglers from Heritage Landing have been reporting fair fishing success in the lower river.  Overall steelhead fishing has been spotty. Anglers should focus their efforts on morning and evening hours, as the sun leaves the river.

Suggested steelhead patterns:  Summer Run, Green Butt Skunk, Purple Peril, Streetwalker, Freight Train, Purple Articulated Leech, Fly Dejour, Undertaker and Steel Tooka.

Suggested Trout patterns for the month of September.  Surface Hatches:    Saddle- Case, Spotted Caddis, Green, Mahogany Duns,  Ants, Beetles, grasshoppers, and midges.

Patterns:  Tan, Olive Elk Hair Caddis (Sz 12-18), Gray bodied elk hair caddis (sz.16-18), Mahagony Duns (sz.16), Dave's Hopper (size 8-12), Parachute Hopper (size 8-12), Turck's Tarantula (size 8-12). Griffith's Gnat (size 14-20), Zebra Midge (size 14-20).

Nymphs:  Rock Worm, Cased Caddis, Various Nymphs.    Patterns:   Gray bodied soft hackles (sz. 16-18),  October Caddis Larva and pupa (sz. 8), Kaufmann's Black  Stone (Sz 4-8), Golden Stone Nymph (Sz 6-8), Green Rock Worm (Sz 12-16), Cream or Green Cased Caddis (Sz 12-16), Little Green Caddis (Sz 14-18), Tan Deep Sparkle Pupa (Sz 12-14), Emergent Sparkle Pupa Gray (Sz 16)



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