Euro Nyphing Has Been The Best

Metolius River - Metolius Springs, OR (Jefferson County)

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by The Fly Fishers Place
8-1-2020
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The Metolius is fair to good. Afternoon fishing is tough, with better evening bite on BWO, PMD, Yellow Sally’s, Golden Stones, Caddis emergers and Rusty Spinners.
Bull Trout fishing on streamers is good and will be even better in 4 to 6 weeks. A lot of the BT are getting ready to run the creeks to spawn. Remember there is no fishing in the tributary creeks.

Euro nymping the river has proven to be the very best in the afternoon as the hatches have been slow to get going until evening.

The Upper River has been better in the afternoon from the Gorge to the Riverside CG and fish are hitting Clark’s Stones, Norm Woods, Sally’s, PMD’s and Terrestrials (esp. grasshoppers).




More Reports

The Fly Fishers Place Reports
for Saturday, August 1st

Three Creek Lake: 3 Creeks Lake Fishing Report
Hosmer Lake: Good Damsel Callibaetis Hatch Going On
Paulina Lake: Paulina Lake Fishing Report
Crane Prairie Reservoir: Water Temps Are High Right Now
East Lake: East Lake FIshing Report
Deschutes River: Middle Deschutes River Report
Deschutes River: Steelhead are coming in better than we’ve seen in a few years!
McKenzie River: The McKenzie is Good
Crooked River: Better Hatches of Mayflies in The Afternoon
Fall River: Fall River Was Excellent This Week

The Fly Fishers Place Reports
for Tuesday, July 28th

Three Creek Lake: Callibaetis Hatch is Good!
Hosmer Lake: Lots of Damsel Action With Nymphs and Dries
Paulina Lake: Paulina Lake is Fair to Good
Crane Prairie Reservoir: Morning Fishing is Safest For The Fish
East Lake: East Lake Fishing Report
Upper Deschutes River: Upper Deschutes Fishing Report
McKenzie River: The McKenzie is Still Rocking
Deschutes River: Euro Nymping is The Bomb Late Morning
Lower Deschutes River: Decent Steelhead Return
Crooked River: Crooked River Fishing is Picking Up
Fall River: Euro Nymphing is Best
Metolius River: Metolius River Fishing Report