Fall River Fish Report for 8-9-2021
Fall River hatches have been slower this week, and they were focused on small leeches and tiny midge nymphs
Fall River - La Pine, OR (Deschutes County)
by The Fly Fishers Place
The guide team tells me the Fall River hatches have been slower this week, and they were focused on small leeches and tiny midge nymphs along with Tungsten Micro Mayfly Nymphs, Rainbow Warriors and Euro Nymphs with heavy tungsten beads.
There are some PMD’s hatching mixed with Caddis and some small Yellow Sallies and even a few BWO’s. I wouldn’t go to the Fall River without dries, but I would go this week expecting more subsurface fishing.
Don’t forget what a good terrestrial river Fall River can be. Everything from Grasshoppers to Ants and Beetles is part fo the food chain in this little spring creek.
Stay late and avoid some crowds by fishing after dinner to dark. Swing a soft hackle or keep an eye open for Rusty Spinners at dusk. Even swinging a leech can get a nice a hook up, but it is also a time when the shade hits the water, and the humidity rises in the river corridor and that means a likely prime time for a hatch to happen.
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The Fly Fishers Place Reportsfor Saturday, July 31st
Metolius River: On the Metolius, hatches are good
Fall River: Over at the Fall River the fishing continues to be very good this summer
Crooked River: Crooked River is running at 200 cfs as they attempt to conserve some water in the reservoir
Lower Deschutes River: The Lower Deschutes from Warm Springs to Trout Creek continues to be good
Deschutes River: Deschutes River Report
Paulina Lake: Paulina has been in the safe zone for water temps
East Lake: East lake is looking up
Three Creek Lake: Three Creeks Lake is fishing good
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