McKenzie River Fish Report 06-19-07

McKenzie River - Coburg, OR

by Rich and Kathy Youngers

River level & forecast ?? ???? River level @Vida 1.48ft.?? 2,610 cfs. water temp 56.8 degrees.?? Fishing has been?? 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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