McKenzie River Fish Report 09-03-07

McKenzie River - Coburg, OR

by Rich and Kathy Youngers

River level @Vida 1.24ft.  2,210 cfs. water temp 57.4 degrees. Fair FIshing on the lower river From 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.

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

Suggested Trout patterns for the month of September:   Surface Hatches: Pale Morning Duns, BWO's, Glo Bugs, October Caddis, Gray Drakes, Midges and Mahogany Duns.

Best surface patterns:   Royal Wulffs (Sz #12-16), Tan, Olive, Brown Elk Hair Caddis #12-14,  Olive Stimulators #14, Yellow Stimulators #14, PMD duns #14-18, October Caddis #8, Adams #14-16, Mahogany Duns #14-16.

Best nymph patterns:  BH Fox Squirrel nymphs 12-14, GB Flashback Pheasant Tail Nymphs #14-18,  Gray soft hackle #14-16, 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, October caddis larva #8, October Caddis pupa #8.

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