Thursday, October 10, 2013

OCTOBER - DECEMBER FISHING REPORT

FALL RIVER - Primary hatch's:
     Midges:  #18-#26
     BWOs:  #16-#22
     Terrestrials:  Lady Di's
     Caddis:  #14-#18

CROOKED RIVER - Primary hatch's:
     Midges:  #18-#22
     BWOs:   #16-#20
     Scuds:    #10-#18
     October Caddis:  #6-#12

DESCHUTES RIVER - Below Benham Falls, primary hatch's:
     BWOs:  #16-#22
     Fall Caddis:  #6-10
     Midges:  #18-#22


Except for October caddis patterns, most patterns are fairly small.  These small patterns call for small tippets (5x-6x).

Don't forget about streamer fishing in the fall.  Streamers can catch the biggest fish in the water.

   

Thursday, September 5, 2013

REWARDING FALL FISHING AT CRANE PRAIRIE




Nice fish John!  Blood rufus does it again!

FISHING REPORT

FALL RIVER:

Closes below the falls October 1st.

BWO's, PMD's, caddis, mahogany, duns, midges, and attractors (like Lady Di)

The Lady Di is a great fall pattern anywhere.



CROOKED RIVER:

PMD'S, BWO's, caddis, midges


UPPER DESCHUTES:  Between Little Lava and Crane Prairie, closes October 1st



LAKES:

As hatches slow for fall:
     Fish:  Chironomids, bloodworms, leech's, scud's, baitfish patterns, damsel & dragons deep

South and North Twin, Lava and East are good fall lake fisheries.

Davis Lake is very low but good for bass.

Thursday, August 22, 2013

FISHING REPORT


Go wet a line.  There is still a lot of fishing to be done. 



FALL RIVER:
  • Fishing is starting to pick up.
    • Lady Di's, streamers, midges, PMD's, BWO's and caddis are consistent.


CROOKED RIVER:
  • Fishing great.  River flow at 220 cfs.


EAST LAKE:
  • Callibaetis and midges


CRANE
  • 52% full.  Fishing the channels are best.
    • Rufus, Sierra Rose, Blood Rufus