Deschutes River Fish Report 09-03-07

Deschutes River - Maupin, OR

by Rich and Kathy Youngers

Fishing during the day has slowed but you still have a chance to get into some decent trout fishing at sunset on Caddis.?? There are a few October Caddis out and about.

Steelhead: Steelhead are dispersed from the mouth upstream to Trout Creek.?? The best steelhead fishing has been from Macks Canyon downstream. Walk in anglers from Heritage Landing have been reporting fair fishing success in the lower river.?? Overall steelhead fishing has been spotty. Anglers should focus their efforts on morning and evening hours, as the sun leaves the river.

Suggested steelhead patterns:?? Summer Run, Green Butt Skunk, Purple Peril, Streetwalker, Freight Train, Purple Articulated Leech, Fly Dejour, Undertaker and Steel Tooka.

Suggested Trout patterns for the month of September.?? Surface Hatches:???? ??Saddle- Case, Spotted Caddis, Green, Mahogany Duns, ??Ants, Beetles, grasshoppers, and midges.

Patterns:?? Tan, Olive Elk Hair Caddis (Sz 12-18), Gray bodied elk hair caddis (sz.16-18), Mahagony Duns (sz.16), Dave's Hopper (size 8-12), Parachute Hopper (size 8-12), Turck's Tarantula (size 8-12). Griffith's Gnat (size 14-20), Zebra Midge (size 14-20).

Nymphs:?? Rock Worm, Cased Caddis, Various Nymphs. ???? Patterns:???? Gray bodied soft hackles (sz. 16-18),?? October Caddis Larva and pupa (sz. 8), Kaufmann's Black?? Stone (Sz 4-8), Golden Stone Nymph (Sz 6-8), Green Rock Worm (Sz 12-16), Cream or Green Cased Caddis (Sz 12-16), Little Green Caddis (Sz 14-18), Tan Deep Sparkle Pupa (Sz 12-14), Emergent Sparkle Pupa Gray (Sz 16))?Į??

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Eagle Lake Fish Report 08-28-07
Eagle Lake
Clear skies again today, but some clouds are forecast for tonight, Wednesday and Thursday. A slight chance (20% at this writing) of precipitation is also forecast. We did have a slight breeze from the west this morning that was just enough to keep a little ripple on the pond. Our high temperatures are predicted to be in the mid to high 80's and our low temperatures are expected to be in the low 50's. If we have some overcast mornings...... Read More