Deschutes River Report

Deschutes River - Maupin, OR

Photo Credit: Courtesy of The Fly Fishers Place

by The Fly Fishers Place
7-2-2021
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The Middle Deschutes is getting a bit safer for the fish. Mornings from dawn to noon are the best time to hit it. Also in some sections from 7 pm to dark is OK. PMD, PED, Caddis and Euro Nymphing.

The Upper Deschutes in the Headwaters section from Little Lava down to the Road 40 bridge and below to Crane is good. Water should be pumping up a little. I have not talked to anyone that was there this past week to confirm that, but I’d expect good flows and good water temperatures. Look for some Golden Stones, PMD’s, Caddis and don’t for the Ants. Nymph action is great.




More Reports

The Fly Fishers Place Reports
for Friday, July 2nd

Three Creek Lake: Fishing Has Been Outstanding in the Afternoon
Metolius River: Golden Stones are hatching in the upper river
Crooked River: Running a bit higher at 299 cfs
Deschutes River- Lower: Continuing to see excellent Caddis emergences

The Fly Fishers Place Reports
for Friday, June 25th

Metolius River: Many of the afternoon hatches are shifting towards evening
Fall River: The Fall is Seeing Some Good Day
Deschutes River- Lower: Fishing is Very Good on Caddis Now
Crooked River: Nymphing is Your Best Option For Sure
McKenzie River: McKenzie is Fishing Great
Paulina Lake: Paulina Lake Fishing Report
Three Creek Lake: Prime Fishing Going On