Deschutes River Fish Report 07-02-07

Deschutes River - Maupin, OR

by Rich and Kathy Youngers

Fishing has been Fair. River Flows: Madras @ 3,960cfs. @ 53.8 degrees.  Moody @ 4,800cfs.

There has been decent hatches of  Pale Morning Dun and Pale Evening Duns. Tan, Brown and Olive Caddis are out and about.  The Deschutes is now in it's summer mode so expect decent fishing in the early morning, slow during the day and good on caddis in the evenings.

Suggested Trout patterns for the month of July.  Surface Hatches:     Spotted Caddis, Pale Evening Duns, Little Yellow Stones, Midges  and  Pale Morning Duns. 

Patterns:    Olive bodied CDC Caddis #12-14,  Olive bodied Elk Hair Caddis, Pale Evening Sparkle Dun #12-16, #10, Yellow Body Sallie #14, ,  BWO Sparkle Dun #14, Almost Dun #16-20 and Pale Morning Duns in size 16-18. 

Nymphs:  Pale Morning Dun Nymph, Golden Stone Nymph.

b>Patterns:   Soft Hackles in colors of tan, brown, yellow, green (sizes 12-14)Beadhead Prince (size 12-14), Kaufmann Stones (sizes 6-10), Red Fox Squirrel nymph #12-14, Zug Bug (size 14),  Pheasant Tail (size 16-18), or Sparkle Larva (size 12-14). 

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