May 27, 2017- If you haven't been on the Deschutes in the last week or so, NOW is the time. Although the stoneflies showed up on time in early May, it took a while for the weather to warm up and get them flying. Last week brought some hot temps to the canyon and put the big bugs into flight mode, which finally stirred up some serious action with the fish. We are finally retiring the bobber rods for a while and even snipping the little dropper flies off of the big dry flies. Down and dirty, bow-and-arrow jungle fishing is the name of the game and we couldn't be more excited. This is when the biggest resident trout of our season show up to play. Give us a call and get down here!
 

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August 2011
Fire Update Trout Creek /South Junction
August 28, 2011
Mike Boyd
8/28/11 Update - Attention Boaters: Due to fire activity from the Razorback Fire, the South Junction and Trout Creek Campgrounds along the Lower Deschutes River were evacuated August 27, 2011. These campgrounds remain closed for overnight camping. Boaters can still launch at Trout Creek;... Read more
 
Fires on Lower River
August 28, 2011
Mike Boyd
Jsut got an email from the BLM in regards to some fires that started the other night due to lightning. Here is a copy of the memo. If we hear more we'll let you know.  Mike Background   On August 24, 2011 a lightning storm passed through much of Central and Eastern Oregon... Read more
 
PGE Water Temp Q & A
August 18, 2011
Mike Boyd
Direct from PGE site, cut and paste... Questions and answers on Deschutes water temperatures July 29th, 2011 The selective water withdrawal facility is now in its second year of operation, and we’re getting questions about how we’re managing water temperatures in the... Read more
 
Blog of a Blog.....
August 18, 2011
Mike Boyd
Thanks to Jerry and Cathi Von at Backcountry Fly Shop and Matt and Ari, winners of "Trout Madness" raffle.  Jerry and Cathi at Backcountry are great people and if you are in Corvallis (go Beavs!) stop in and say "hello".  Thanks to Matt and Ari for the great day... Read more
 
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Fishing Reports
  • DESCHUTES RIVER - LOWER
  • May 27th, 2017
    Mostly sunny
    Temperature: 80 ° F 
    Fishing: Excellent
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    Sunny
    Temperature: 85 ° F 
    Fishing: Good
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    Partly cloudy
    Temperature: 65 ° F 
    Fishing: Great
Stream Flows
  • DESCHUTES RIVER - Madras
  • Flow (cfs): 3880
    Temperature (°F): 54.14
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  • Flow (cfs): 4420
    Temperature (°F): 64.4

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