East Has Gone a Bit Murky

East Lake - La Pine, OR (Deschutes County)


by Fly and Field Outfitters
5-28-2021
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East has gone a bit murky for a bit. Despite this, fishing has been productive. Launching a boat is tricky given the very low water conditions. During this period of turbid water, fish with larger flies than you normally would. Making it easier for the fish to see your patterns is key to success in these kinds of conditions. Balanced leeches, balanced damsels and chironomids are all great bets. Fishing with streamers is also a good way to go during less than clear water. We’ve seen most of the fish being pulled out of 5 - 10 feet of water. 

 

Suggested Dries: CDC Flying Ant #16, Black Flying Ant #16, Black Stimulator #16, High Vis Beetle #16, Purple Haze #14-18, Parachute Adams #14-18, Tilt Wing Mahogany #16-18

Suggested Nymphs: Dark Assassin #14-18, Bird’s Nest Hare’s Ear #14-18, Guide’s Choice Hare’s Ear #14-18, Prince Nymph #14-18, Flashback PT #14-18, Black Lightning Bug #14-18, Black or Red Zebra Midge #16-18, Juju Chironomid #14-16, Black or Red Ice Cream Cone #14-16, Black Yankee Buzzer #14, Bruised Balanced Leech #14




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