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Upper Deschutes River

The upper Deschutes is now closed from Benham falls up to the headwaters until May 22nd. The snow is starting to melt around town so if you can find a spot to fish, try euro nymphing techniques for the most productive time on the water.
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By: Jason Halsey

Middle Deschutes River

Spring weather is in the forecast! The snow is starting to melt making access a little easier. Before the canals open up, try fishing the soft edges with stonefly nymphs or your favorite sculpin pattern, ours is the Frankenstein Sculpin. Once the canals open up and divert water, making the Middle Deschutes lower, get ready…
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By: Jason Halsey

Lower Deschutes River

The Lower Deschutes between the Pelton Regulating Dam and the northern boundary of the Warm Springs reservation is closed until April 22nd. There are still opportunities for trout below the Warm Springs reservation, near the town of Maupin. Small flies are on the menu this time of year. Dry fly hatches will be consistent in…
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By: Jason Halsey

Metolius River

Consistent as ever, the Metolius will continue to produce nice fish all year. Nymphs are still the name of the game. Golden stone nymphs, Psycho Princes, Pheasant Tails, eggs, baetis patterns, and midges are all effective. There is a decent population of silver sedge caddis. October caddis pupa make a good silver sedge imitation, and…
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By: Tye Krueger

Upcoming Events

Apr
11
Thu
Euro Nymphing Strategies with Matt Callies @ Confluence Fly Shop
Apr 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Euro Nymphing Strategies with Matt Callies @ Confluence Fly Shop | Bend | Oregon | United States

Time to get down and dirty with this in-depth Euro Nymphing talk and tying demonstration by Matt Callies from Loon Outdoors. This presentation will go over proper rigging, different set ups as well as what water to focus on while using this effective technique. So come down, enjoy a beer and become a better fly angler. 6-8pm at Confluence Fly Shop.

Apr
20
Sat
2019 Trout Opener Party and Movie Event @ Confluence Fly Shop
Apr 20 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
2019 Trout Opener Party and Movie Event @ Confluence Fly Shop | Bend | Oregon | United States

Mark your calendars for Saturday, April 20th for our third annual Trout Opener & Movie Event. This year is full of even more clinics, sales and giveaways!

10:30am: SINGLE HAND CASTING FAULTS & FIXES – Jeremiah Houle

LOCATION: CASTING COURSE STATION BEHIND GREG’S GRILL RESTAURANT

11:00am – 12:00pm – ALL TROUT NYMPH & DRY FLY PATTERNS 50% OFF!!!

LOCATION: CONFLUENCE FLY SHOP

12:30pm – DESTINATION TRAVEL: FLYFISHING ON SAFARI – Dylan Brandt

(Completely Unique Safaris) – LOCATION: CONFLUENCE FLY SHOP

1:30pm – EURO-STYLE NYMPHING & FLY PATTERNS – Anders & Isaac Korman

 (US FLY FISHING TEAM) – LOCATION: CONFLUENCE FLY SHOP

2:30pmAPPLYING SPEY CASTING TECHNIQUES TO SINGLE HANDED CASTING- Reid Curry – LOCATION: CASTING COURSE POND IN FRONT OF ATHLETA

3:30pm – DESTINATION TRAVEL: THE MOST AMAZING TROPICAL SALTWATER FLY FISHING DESTINATION YOU’VE NEVER HEARD OF – FANNING ISLAND – Tye Krueger

LOCATION: CONFLUENCE FLY SHOP

4:30pm – HOW TO MAXIMIZE DISTANCE IN YOUR SINGLE-HANDED CAST – Brian O’Keefe

LOCATION: CASTING COURSE STATION BEHIND GREG’S GRILL RESTAURANT

5:00pm – Shop Closes

6:00pm – FREE DINNER & BEER / FREE RAFFLE / TODD MOEN FLY FISHING MOVIE

LOCATION: HAMPTON INN BANQUET ROOM

ALL DAY LONG PROMOTIONS AND OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST…

-LAGARTUN PRO-STAFFER: JASON MILLER – Tying full dress salmon/steelhead flies

-FREE Fly Line Cleaning 

-All in-stock Ross Evolution R Reels 35% OFF!

-Purchase a pair of Simms – G3 Waders and receive a $50 Confluence Fly Shop Gift Card

-Purchase a pair of Orvis Ultra-Light Waders and receive a Boot & Wader Tote Bag

-Purchase an Orvis Helios Fly Rod and receive a Helios Ball Cap

-Purchase any pair of Korker Wading Boots and receive a $34.99 credit towards any boot sole accessory

-Conservation Table with literature and personnel from the Deschutes River Alliance, Deschutes River Conservancy, and Coalition For The Deschutes

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