Nymphing Working The Best

McKenzie River - Coburg, OR

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Orvis Company

by Orvis Company
2-6-2020

Nymphing should be the best bet for catching fish. Flows are variable, so it's a good idea to check them before you head out. *Be careful wading in high flows.

Water flow: Vida: 4290 CFS

Visibility: 18 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 42 Degrees F

Water condition: Slightly Turbid

Best time of day to fish: late morning, mid-afternoon

Best stretch: Bellinger to Armitage Park

Best access point: Bellinger

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Caddis, BWO, PMD, Midge.

Fish species: Trout

Fishing season: Summer

Nearest airport: Mahlon Sweet in Eugene

Recommended fly fishing leader: 9 Foot Leader

Recommended fly fishing tippet: 4X Tippet

Best fly fishing rod: 9' 5 Weight Fly Rod

Best floating fly line: WF Trout Fly Line

Best sinking fly line: Coldwater Intermediate




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