Deschutes River Fish Report 10-19-07

Deschutes River - Maupin, OR

by Rich and Kathy Youngers

Trout: Trout fishing has picked up.  October Caddis will be the main attraction  this month.  Fish October Caddis Pupa during the day and fish the adults just before dark.

Steelhead: Steelhead are dispersed from the mouth upstream to Trout Creek with a few all the way up to Warm Springs.   The best steelhead fishing has been from Maupin downstream.  Lots of anglers out chasing them to.

Suggested steelhead patterns:  Youngers Steelhead Mojo , Youngers 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 October.  Surface Hatches:    October Caddis, Saddle- Case, Spotted Caddis, Green, Mahogany Duns,  Ants, Beetles, grasshoppers, and midges.

Patterns:  October Caddis adult (sz 6-8), 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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Metolius River: Metolius River Fish Report 10-18-07
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