Lower Deschutes Update September 2, 2022

Lower Deschutes Update September 2, 2022

The Lower Deschutes has been fishing well. Nymphing provides the most opportunity for catching fish throughout the day. Using tungsten flies to make sure you're getting a nice deep drift will be to your advantage. Dry fly opportunities have been a bit sparse but keep an eye out for fish sipping in the back eddies and in the late afternoon, caddis will likely be what they're after. Swinging leech, sculpin, or other small streamers is a good way to target some aggressive fish as well. 


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 Retriever 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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