McKenzie River Fish Report 09-24-07

McKenzie River - Coburg, OR

by Kaufman Streamborn
(800) 442-4359

Steelhead fishing has been slow in the Willamette Valley, and the McKenzie is no different. You are better off cashing in your free-card at work for an extra day of fishing and heading over the mountain to a place called the Deschutes!!! - ??See Deschutes Report.

Trout fishing has been fair with most action on dark Soft Hackles and Caddis Pupa in size 16 or smaller, olive, gray and green are preferred colors. This is not Central/Eastern Washington, so but don't be afraid to use bigger colorful rubber leg "Tool Flies." ??Another sleeper is the Crown Jewel (Sorry Dan!). Deerhorn to Hendricks will probably be your best option if floating.

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