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McKenzie River Fly Fishing Report

McKenzie River Fly Fishing Report

Blue River to Leaburg

Starting from deep within the Lava Flows in the Cascade Range, this cold, gin-clear river cuts its way through ferns and towering evergreens. Wild rainbow trout are accompanied by hatchery rainbows which makes this a great river to turn fishing into catching!

Recommended Rigs

TROUT

    • 9ft  4 - 6 weight fly rod
    • Large arbor reel with a strong drag
    • Rio Gold, Orvis Nymph, Orvis HD Trout
    • 9 ft tapered leader
    • 3x-5x Fluorocarbon and Nylon tippet

Required Licenses/Permits/Passes

(All available for purchase at CONFLUENCE FLY SHOP)
  • -Angling License required for any and all fishing

McKenzie River Regulations

 

 

Guide Report

June 23, 2017

The McKenzie is in shape and fishing very well! The green drakes have been coming off and some large, wild fish are being fooled by that big tasty bug. The stocking program is picking up so this is a great place to go if you like numbers of rainbows!

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