Lower Deschutes Update August 12, 2022

Lower Deschutes Update August 12, 2022

The Lower Deschutes has been fishing fair. Nymphing will be the most productive method to utilize and adding a bit of split shot or using flies with tungsten beads will be to your advantage to get your flies down nice and deep. A variety of mayfly and caddis patterns will get the job done and euro and indicator methods will both be effective. Swinging sculpin and leech patterns is also a fun way to target some aggressive trout. 


Recommended Dries: Elk Hair Caddis 14-18, March brown #12-14, Hackle Stacker PMD #14-18, Parachute PMD #14-18, Hackle Stacker Baetis #16-20, Parachute Baetis #16-20.

 Recommended Nymphs: Jimmy Legs #8 Black or Brown, Trout Retreiver black or brown #8-10, Jigged Hares Ear #14-16, Jigged Pheasant Tail #14-16, Psycho Prince #14-16, Duracell Jig #14-18,  Copper John #14-18

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