McKenzie River FIsh Report 08-01-07

McKenzie River - Coburg, OR


by Rich and Kathy Youngers
8-1-2007
(503)-588-1768
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River level @Vida 1.25ft.  2,220 cfs. water temp 54.7 degrees.  Fishing has been fair-good in the upper river above Leaburg for hatchery fish on big dries.  Fishing has been  fair in the lower river below Leaburg Dam down to Hayden Bridge.     Hatches of midges, Little Yellow Stones, Little Olive Stones, and caddis, . Nymph fishing has been the ticket during the day with most of the surface activity in the evening.

Suggested Trout patterns for the month of August:   Surface Hatches:    Little Yellow Stones, Little Olive Stones,  and Pale Morning Duns.

Best surface patterns:   Royal Wulffs (Sz #12-16), Tan, Olive, Brown Elk Hair Caddis #12-14,  Olive Stimulators #14, Yellow Stimulators #14.

Best nymph patterns:  BH Fox Squirrel nymphs 12-14, GB Flashback Pheasant Tail Nymphs #14-18,  Yellow 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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