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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

Hosmer Lake

Cascade Lakes Highway is now closed, making access essentially impossible. Your best bet is to hold out until the road opens back up in the spring.
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By: Tye Krueger

Crane Prairie Reservoir

Crane Prairie is now closed for the season. Luckily, there are still lots of great local options.
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By: Tye Krueger

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

Upcoming Events

Mar
5
Thu
BEGINNING FLY TYING – Session 3 @ Confluence Fly Shop
Mar 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Register/Sign up at the Fly Shop for one of the sessions. Each session is comprised of four 2-hour long classes. Vise, tools, and materials all provided.

Mar
7
Sat
SATURDAYS ARE FOR SPEY @ Farewell Bend Park
Mar 7 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am

We will host an on-the-water spey casting workshop on the sand beach at Farewell Bend Park (just downstream of Bill Healy Bridge). Bring your own rod or use one of our demos. Boots & Waders suggested. We will provide hot coffee. No sign-up required, just show up

Mar
11
Wed
INTERMEDIATE FLY TYING @ Confluence Fly Shop
Mar 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Register/Sign up for one of the sessions at the Fly Shop. Each session is comprised of four 2-hour long classes. Vise, tools, and materials all provided.

Mar
12
Thu
BEGINNING FLY TYING – Session 3 @ Confluence Fly Shop
Mar 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Register/Sign up at the Fly Shop for one of the sessions. Each session is comprised of four 2-hour long classes. Vise, tools, and materials all provided.

Mar
18
Wed
INTERMEDIATE FLY TYING @ Confluence Fly Shop
Mar 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Register/Sign up for one of the sessions at the Fly Shop. Each session is comprised of four 2-hour long classes. Vise, tools, and materials all provided.

Mar
19
Thu
BEGINNING FLY TYING – Session 3 @ Confluence Fly Shop
Mar 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Register/Sign up at the Fly Shop for one of the sessions. Each session is comprised of four 2-hour long classes. Vise, tools, and materials all provided.

Mar
25
Wed
INTERMEDIATE FLY TYING @ Confluence Fly Shop
Mar 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Register/Sign up for one of the sessions at the Fly Shop. Each session is comprised of four 2-hour long classes. Vise, tools, and materials all provided.

Mar
26
Thu
BEGINNING FLY TYING – Session 3 @ Confluence Fly Shop
Mar 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Register/Sign up at the Fly Shop for one of the sessions. Each session is comprised of four 2-hour long classes. Vise, tools, and materials all provided.

Mar
28
Sat
AQUATIC ENTOMOLOGY – SESSION 3 @ Confluence Fly Shop
Mar 28 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Understanding the biology behind what trout eat, is critical to taking your fly fishing to the next level. This class introduces students to the river insects upon which our local trout focus and how to stock your fly box with the most productive patterns to imitate them. Class meets at the shop for classroom session followed by a quick trip to the river for live bug identification. Call or stop into the fly shop to Register/Sign up.

 

Apr
18
Sat
TROUT OPENER CELEBRATION EVENT / MOVIE NIGHT / BBQ / RAFFLE @ Hampton Inn Deschutes Room
Apr 18 all-day

All-Day-long event including: shop promotions, clinics by industry professionals, product demonstrations and trunk shows. MOVIE/BEER/BBQ Dinner at Hampton Inn Deschutes Room that night. 100% of all proceeds generated will go to local non-profit organizations.

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