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Deschutes River, Oregon - Fishing Report - September 08, 2019
The discharges and stream levels are near normal in the upper sections and the lower
river. Conditions look very good for the coming week. Good numbers of trout are being
caught by our customers. Several hatches are taking place. Some streelhead are being
caught in the lower river.
Stream Conditions:

7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of rain everyday through Tuesday,
otherwise clear
, for the next week. The high temperatures range from 63 to 80 and the
lows from 4
4 to 51 degrees.

Recommended Trout Flies:
Upper Deschutes:
555 cfs
Level: 2.23 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 54
Clarity: clear
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data Near Culver
Lower Deschutes:
3930 cfs
Level: 2.76 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 53
Clarity: some stained below Maupin
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data Near Madras
Blue-winged Olives, size 18 and 16, nymphs, emergers, duns, spinners
Brown Sculpin, White Belly Sculpin and articulated streamers, size 6
Spotted Sedge caddis, size 14/16, larva, pupa and adults
Pale Morning Duns, size 16/18, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Pale Evening Duns, size 14, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Little Yellow stoneflies, size 14/16, nymphs and adults
Carpenter ants, size 16/18
Japaneese Beetles, size 14/16
Sandwich hoppers, green, orange, brown, 12/10/8/6/4
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
Remember, there is a big difference in the lower and upper rivers as far as hatch times
are concerned.
Brown sculpin and White Belly Sculpin are two of the very best flies to use during the
entire year. Articulated streamers work good.
Various species of Blue-winged olives will hatch mostly on cloudy days. March Browns
are hatching. Pale Morning duns are hatching.
Spotted sedge caddis are hatching. Pale Evening duns are hatching.
Little Yellow stoneflies are hatching.
Terrestrials are working - carpenter ants, Japanese beetles and hoppers.
1. Email us (
with the dates you will be fishing this
stream and we will send you a list of our
fly suggestions. Please allow up to 24
hours for a response.

2. Call us 800-594-4726 and we will help
you decide which flies you need.

3. Email us (
with a budget for flies and we will select
them to match the budget and get them to
you in time for your fly fishing trip.

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U. S. Orders over $50 are shipped via
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Recommended Steelhead/Salmon Flies:
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
Fly Fishing Dechutes River,
A description of the Deschutes
River, Guide to fly fishing the
Deschutes River, Deschutes River
fishing seasons, and much more
Steelhead are in the lower river and being caught.