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Davis Lake

Trout fishing is slowing down substantially but there are fish around and they're willing to eat if you're willing to work. The water is low and it is very difficult to launch a watercraft. Likely the only opportunity you'll have for trout will be slow stripping leeches or damsel nymphs along the edges. Bass fishing…
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By: Tye Krueger

Hosmer Lake

Hosmer is just weeks away from getting too cold to fish. Most hatches are essentially over for the year, so your best bet is a damsel nymph or leech on a slow strip. Stripped flies have been surprisingly effective, as have balanced leeches. Fluorocarbon is even more important than usual, as the fish become more…
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By: Tye Krueger

Crane Prairie Reservoir

Dry fly season is essentially over out here. Try fishing leeches on a slow strip or balanced leeches under an indicator. Balanced leeches have been surprisingly effective over the past couple weeks. You can also try baitfish patterns in the channels, especially around the spring creek tributaries such as the Deschutes. Small chironomids are an…
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By: Tye Krueger

East Lake

Dry fly season is just about over on East Lake. Your best opportunity to catch fish out here is fishing streamers for cruising browns. Try anything from a leech to an articulated baitfish. Browns tend to get active this time of year and we're weeks away from the lake icing up for the winter, so…
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By: Tye Krueger

Upcoming Events

Feb
17
Sat
Aquatic Entomology Session 1 @ Confluence Fly Shop
Feb 17 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Starting in the classroom and finishing on the river, this 3 hour clinic focuses on the importance of being able to identify aquatic insects, understand their life cycles, and select fly patterns that will most effectively fool the selective trout in our Central Oregon fishery.

Feb
20
Tue
Beginner Fly Tying Session 2 @ Confluence Fly Shop
Feb 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Through this 4 week class we build upon techniques and skills learned in previous classes from putting thread on a hook to the finished fly. All tools and materials are included.

Feb
22
Thu
Intermediate Fly Tying Session 1 @ Confluence Fly Shop
Feb 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This class takes the techniques learned in the beginner classes to the next level. More advanced skills and fly patterns as well as handling different materials will help better your fly tying journey. All materials and tools are provided.

Feb
27
Tue
Beginner Fly Tying Session 2 @ Confluence Fly Shop
Feb 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Through this 4 week class we build upon techniques and skills learned in previous classes from putting thread on a hook to the finished fly. All tools and materials are included.

Mar
6
Tue
Intermediate Fly Tying Session 2 @ Confluence Fly Shop
Mar 6 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

This class takes the techniques learned in the beginner classes to the next level. More advanced skills and fly patterns as well as handling different materials will help better your fly tying journey. All materials and tools are provided.

Mar
7
Wed
Beginner Fly Tying Session 3 @ Confluence Fly Shop
Mar 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Through this 4 week class we build upon techniques and skills learned in previous classes from putting thread on a hook to the finished fly. All tools and materials are included.

Mar
13
Tue
Intermediate Fly Tying Session 2 @ Confluence Fly Shop
Mar 13 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

This class takes the techniques learned in the beginner classes to the next level. More advanced skills and fly patterns as well as handling different materials will help better your fly tying journey. All materials and tools are provided.

Mar
14
Wed
Beginner Fly Tying Session 3 @ Confluence Fly Shop
Mar 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Through this 4 week class we build upon techniques and skills learned in previous classes from putting thread on a hook to the finished fly. All tools and materials are included.

Mar
20
Tue
Intermediate Fly Tying Session 2 @ Confluence Fly Shop
Mar 20 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

This class takes the techniques learned in the beginner classes to the next level. More advanced skills and fly patterns as well as handling different materials will help better your fly tying journey. All materials and tools are provided.

Mar
21
Wed
Beginner Fly Tying Session 3 @ Confluence Fly Shop
Mar 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Through this 4 week class we build upon techniques and skills learned in previous classes from putting thread on a hook to the finished fly. All tools and materials are included.

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