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McKenzie River Fishing Report - August 19, 2017
The river is turning out some good catches of trout both below and above the
lake. The stream levels are okay but caution should always be used. There are
still some hatches taking place.

Stream Conditions:

7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is almost no chance of rain for the next week.
The high temperature will range from 7
6 to 87 degrees and lows from 55 to 60

Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 3290 cfs
Level: 1.93 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 59
Clarity: clear
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data Near Vida
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Blue-winged Olives: 18 and 16, nymphs, emergers, duns, spinners
Mckenzie Caddis (Great Gray spotted-wing Segde), size 10, larva, pupa and adult
Spotted Sedges, size 14/16, pupa and adults
Tricos, size 20, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Little Yellow stoneflies, size 16/14, nymphs and adults
Pale Evening Duns, size 14, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Pale Morning Duns, size 16/18, nymph, emergers, duns and spinners
Sandwich Hoppers, size 8-12, brown and green
Carpenter Ants, size 18/16, black
Japanese Beetles, size 16/14
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
The Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin are good flies to use during the entire year. .
Various species of Blue-winged Olives are hatching.
Spotted Sedges are hatching. Green Sedges (caddisflies) are hatching.
Little Yellow stoneflies are hatching.
Pale Evening Duns are hatching.
Pale Morning duns are hatching.
Tricos are hatching.
Terrestrials, Japanese beetles, Carpenter ants, and hoppers are working good.
Rate: 1140 cfs
Level: 3.80 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 57
Clarity: clear
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data Below Leaburg Dam
Recommended Steelhead Flies:
Options For Selecting Flies:
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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Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
Fly Fishing McKenzie River, Oregon
A description of the McKenzie River,
Guide to fly fishing McKenzie River,
McKenzie River fishing seasons, and
much more