McKenzie River Fish Report 06-08-07

McKenzie River - Coburg, OR


by Rich and Kathy Youngers
6-8-2007
(503)-588-1768
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River level @Vida 2.12ft.  3,780 cfs. water temp 51.8 degrees.  Fishing has been  Fair-Good in the lower river below Leaburg Dam down to Hayden Bridge.     Brown Caddis, Little Olive Stones, Pale Morning Duns and some Golden Stones along with a few Green Drakes.  Nymph fishing has being pretty good using a  Golden Stone nymph with a BH Flashback Pheasant Tail nymph or a BH Prince as the dropper fly.  Steelhead are starting to show.

Call McKenzie River Shuttle Service at 541-896-0526 if you needed your vehicle shuttled. 

Suggested Trout patterns for the month of June:   Surface Hatches:    Golden Stones, Green Drakes,  Little Yellow Stones, Little Olive Stones,  McKenzie Caddis and Pale Morning Duns.

Best surface patterns:   Norm Wood Special #6-8, Sofa Pillows #4, Clark Stones #6, Large Yellow Comparadun  #12, Brown Elk Hair Caddis #12-14,  Peacock Caddis #12-16, Green Drake Dun #8-10,  Olive Stimulators #14, Yellow Stimulators #14.

Best nymph patterns:  BH Fox Squirrel nymphs 12-14, GB Flashback Pheasant Tail Nymphs #14-18,  March Brown soft hackle #12-14, Green bodied soft hackle #12-14,  GB FB Hare's Ear Nymph #10-14, Prince Nymphs #12-18, Zug Bug #12-16, Cased Caddis#14-16,  Golden Stones #6-10



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