McKenzie River Fishing Report

McKenzie River - Coburg, OR

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Orvis

by Orvis Company
4-16-2020

***Most ramps are closed due to Covid-19*** Nymphing should be the best bet for catching fish. But keep an eye out for fish eating on the surface. You never know with the warm weather later this week.

Water flow: Vida: 2210 CFS

Visibility: 25 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 43 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

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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