Spring Run-Off is Here

Blitzen River - Burns, OR (Harney County)

by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff

Spring run-off is here and brings with it variable flow and stream temperatures. Flows in the Blitzen River near Page Springs campground 30 to 190 cfs March 18; however, with recent rain-on-snow flows will increase over the next week. Water temperatures range from 30 to the mid 40s. Check this link to the Blitzen gauge.

Large streamers and other nypmhs work well on the Blitzen throughout the year. There are also various hatches that occur that anglers can take advantage of so keep a selection of dry flies handy.


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