Grande Ronde River Report

Grande Ronde River - Colville, OR (Union County)

by Orvis Company

Water flow: 1,040

Visibility: 12 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 40 Degrees F

Water condition: Moderately Turbid

Best time of day to fish: Late morning until dark

Best stretch: Pawatka Bridge in Oregon, downstream to the Snake and the Wallowa River in Oregon

Best access point: Troy, Oregon on Oregon Hwy 82 and WA Hwy 129

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

No hatches of significance for steelhead.

Fish species: Steelhead & trout

Fishing season: Steelhead & trout

Nearest airport: Walla Walla or Spokane, WA; Lewiston or Boise, ID

Recommended fly fishing leader: 12 Foot Leader

Recommended fly fishing tippet: 1X Tippet

Best fly fishing rod: 10' 7 Weight Fly Rod

Best floating fly line: Salmon/Steelhead WF Fly Line

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