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Thanks for the Great Trip
October 14, 2011
Mike Boyd
Thought I'd share these great photos from a super fun Fall trip with Matt and Steve.  Fall on the Deschutes is awesome, the perfect time to pick your poison, trout or steel and just go fishing and let the chips fall.  Trout fishing, since they have been a little off the radar was... Read more
 
Great Photos..Great Trips
September 16, 2011
Mike Boyd
A  friend and steelhead fisher (junky), photographer, writer and hosted steelhead travel guru, Jeff Bright just passed along a slide show from a November trip we did.  His photos capture the whole steelhead experience.  If you have some time at work to kill, take a stroll. They... Read more
 
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
 
Less Stumbling
July 11, 2011
Mike Boyd
I already miss my felt boots.  Last fall I went to the rubber bottom boots. I was skeptical from the start, but with the possibility of felt being banned I figured I should start to get used to them and if it helped I should do my part. The skepticism was a reality. First you had to put as... Read more
 
Glimmer of Hope
June 19, 2011
Mike Boyd
Another PGE post.  Guess there could be a silver lining. Neat story about some salmon success on the Deschutes.  Hope this works. There is a lot riding on it.  Come on wild steelhead......... Salmon Story Read more
 
More PGE Managemnet Updates
June 19, 2011
Mike Boyd
Here is a quick hit on Dam/ Water Management updates. Some a little dated. Sorry we where on the "ditch" living it as they where doing it. Has fished well, let's hope it continues into caddis.  Keep yourself updated. PGE News Read more
 
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