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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May 2011
The Deschutes Running a Little Dirtier
May 18, 2011
Mike Boyd
Even last fall it seemed like the "D" had different hue to it. Clear and visible, but almost reminded me off tanin stained New England water. This spring on our first trip putting in at Warm Springs it was dirty. Ok, it is spring run off time etc, but this is below the dam, it is... Read more
 
Stone Fly Nymph Cheat Sheet
May 15, 2011
Mike Boyd
 The invasion has begun and it is picking up steam. As we speak the big Salmon and Stone Fly nymphs are active and crawling toward shore to hatch out and start the insanity that is this annual Deschutes event. We just off of a Three Day Float trip and there are decent numbers of adult... Read more
 
Want to Help the Deschutes?
May 10, 2011
Mike Boyd
This showed up from NFS, here is a chance to give back to the river and help out. Unfortunately we are on a trip and out harrassing fish. Might be a fun time. Check out Native Fish Society Deschutes Volunteers Needed! 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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  • August 3rd, 2015
    Sunny
    Temperature: 85 ° F 
    Fishing: Good
  • DESCHUTES RIVER - LOWER
  • May 13th, 2015
    Partly cloudy
    Temperature: 65 ° F 
    Fishing: Great
Stream Flows
  • DESCHUTES RIVER - Madras
  • Flow (cfs): 4880
    Temperature (°F): 46.4
  • DESCHUTES RIVER - Moody
  • Flow (cfs): 5800
    Temperature (°F): 42.98

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