Reports_4

Recent Posts


Tags

Switch Rod Makos Clackamas #keepemwet Trout Unlimited Maupin Winter Trout Sage Fly Rods Salmon Fly Deschutes River Black Friday Fish Fest Caddis Native Trout Keepemwet Fishing Mr. Skittles Invasives Silvey's Super Sinker Redsides Grande Ronde Belize Fly Fishing Class Road Trip Casa Blanca Hardy Reel Dry Fly Nick Wheeler OPST March Browns Salmon Small Streams Skagit F.I.S.T. Summer Steelhead Euro Nymphing Rob Crandall native fish Steelhead North Umpqua Fishing Report Klickitat Sea-run Cutthroat Ascension Bay Winter Steelhead Brian O'Keefe Carp Jeff Helfrich Coho Salmon Morrish's Fluttering Stone Streamers flies Waterdog Oregon Trout Trail Fall River Frank Moore San Diego Fly Czar Elk River F3T Big Bugs Bonefish Smithers Spring Trout Rendezvous Soft Hackles Redside Rainbow Spey Bull Trout Boston Whaler Gig Harbor Shad Deschutes River Alliance Trout-a-Thon Black Friday Fish-a-long Redband Trout Simms Oregon Back Roads Snow Brown Trout Klamath River Skeena Little Creek Outfitters Salmonflies Marty Sheppard PMDs Crooked River Oregon Salmonfly North Fork Nehalem Tarpon Salmonfly hatch John Day River Nehalem River Green Drakes Bahamas Hosted Trip steelhead flies Metolius John Day Puget Sound Zombies Photo shoot North Coast Kenny Morrish photography Oregon Trout Bum G. Loomis Springers Wild fish BWOs Sea-runs Cutthroat Trout Sage Brian Silvey Coastal Streams Deschutes Scientific Anglers Chinook Salmon Czech Nymph Waders Czech Nymphing high water Guided Fishing McKenzie River Fishing Skaters Jason Atkinson Goldenstones Pacific ocean Wilson River Clackamas River McKenzie Trask Mako Shark West Slope Cutthroat hot water Metolius River NORCAL Rainbow Trout Big Trout BC Pink Salmon Whitefish Coho small creeks Sandy River Native Fish Society invasive species Elk & Sixes Reed College Trout Bum Road Trip Gil Muhleman Trout North Coast: Montana Josh linn Instagram Couch Fishing

Archive

Fishing Reports

Attention Deficit

Joel La Follette - Thursday, June 02, 2016
This is a tough time of year for the attention deficit angler. There are far too many options out there and all of them are good. While the Salmonfly hatch crawls to a finish on the Deschutes, it's ramping up down on the Rogue. Green Drakes are teasing us on the Deschutes and Metolius with Caddis and misc. Mayflies filling in the void. Eastside lakes are coming into play with spring fully gripping us. Steelhead and Springers are slipping up the Clackamas relatively unmolested. Then there's the invasive invasion as Shad in the Willamette are making our Mr. Wheeler pace the floor at night and Carpers are getting serious on the Columbia. Yup, it's hard to pick what point of the compass to follow. My suggestion? Follow your heart.

Just because we bid good-bye to the big bugs on the D doesn’t mean our favorite river is done with us. On the contrary, summer is just getting going and we’ll have plenty of options when it comes to fly selection as we move through the next few months. PMDs are already a focus, as are the Caddis of summer. The once-a-year Salmonfly crowd will figure out soon enough that it’s pretty much over and head off to dig clams or something leaving us a little more room to roam.

The Metolius comes into it's own as lupines line the bank with Flavs and Green Drakes taking wing. PMDs and a variety of Caddis are also vying for the Trout's attention when conditions present themselves. Watch more and wade less is the secret to success on the Metolius. Then there's the sleep late, fish late thing. No need to be up at the crack of dawn.

As mentioned, Shad are starting to clog the Willamette and are drawing attention from the Dick-Nite crowd. While a boat makes targeting this scaled down tarpon a bit easier, there are shore locations where a fly angler can score. Fast sinking shooting heads and small flashy flies are the ticket to success. Consult our Shad Man for details.

1
Contact Us

21570 Willamette Drive West Linn, OR 97068
503.850.4397

2014 Royal Treatment Fly Fishing
Privacy | Legal