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Fall River

The Fall River is a crystal clear spring creek tributary of the Deschutes River lined with Lodgepole pine and lush green meadows. This barbless, fly fishing only river is an important contributor of high quality water to the Deschutes.  As with all spring creeks, the Fall River's flows are clear, cold, and steady as it flows…
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By: Tye Krueger

Middle Deschutes River

Beginning at the base of Benham Falls, this section of the Deschutes travels north through the town of Bend, through Redmond, Terrebonne, and then all the way to Lake Billy Chinook. Anglers can expect to encounter everything from smooth meandering flows over sandy bottom, to rolling whitewater characteristic of steep elevation drops in this year ‘round…
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By: Jason Halsey

Video How To: The Faux Mayfly

With new materials coming out seemingly by the day, it allows fly tyers to experiment and create more durable fish catching flies! The Faux Mayfly is tied using Faux Bucktail, a material originally used for streamers. The synthetic, tapered material creates perfect tails for mayflies while the thicker portion allows for a gradually thicker body…....
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By: Jeremiah Houle

Video How To: The McChironomid

Chironomids are a huge food source for trout in most lakes, especially here in Central Oregon. This pattern utilizes a transparent body material that when tied over white thread creates a pop and translucence seen in the real bug.  The ice dubbing collar is a strong alternative to peacock and delivers a little sparkle to...
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By: Jeremiah Houle