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McKenzie River

Nymphs will likely be the only reliable fishing method for the rest of the year. Start with a Possie Bugger or stonefly nymph and follow it with a worm pattern, egg pattern, size 18-22 midge, or size 16-20 mayfly nymph. Our favorites are the Pheasant Tail, Juju Baetis, Copper John, and Psycho Prince. You may…
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By: Tye Krueger

Fall River

Large fish continue to be the norm out here. Euro nymphing or light weight wool strike indicators are both ideal for this type of water. There has been little dry fly activity and the hatches that are occurring are mostly being ignored by the fish. Baetis nymphs, midges, and eggs in a size 18 or…
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By: Tye Krueger

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

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

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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