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McKenzie River Fishing Report - April 22, 2017
The stream levels are up just a little above normal and wading is tough to
dangerous, depending on the location. There is rain in the forecast everyday for
the next week, so we don't expect much change. Some trout were caught this
past week.
Stream Conditions:












7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of rain everyday for the next
week.
The high temperature will range from 56 to 63 degrees and lows from 46
to
47 degrees.


Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 5610 cfs
Level: 3.01 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 49
Clarity: clear
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data Near Vida
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Black Matuka and Olive Matuka Sculpin, size 4/6
Blue-winged Olives: 18 and 16, nymphs, emergers, duns, spinners
Skwala stoneflies, size 10, nymphs and adults
March Browns, size 12/14, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Green Sedges, size 14/16, larva, pupa and adults
Spotted Sedges, size 14/16, pupa and adults
Midges: Blood (Red), sizes 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Light Green, size 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Cream, size 20/22, larva pupa and adults
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
Trout:
The Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin are good flies to use during the entire year.
The Black Matuka and Olive Matuka Sculpin streamers are good flies to use at this time
of the year.
Various species of Blue-winged Olives are hatching.
March Browns are starting to hatch.
Spotted Sedges are hatching.
Green Sedges (caddisflies) are hatching.
Skwala stoneflies are hatching.
Midges are hatching.
Rate: 6080 cfs
Level: 6.90 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 49
Clarity: stained
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data Below Leaburg Dam
Recommended Steelhead Flies:
Options For Selecting Flies:
1. Email us (sales@perfectflystore.com)
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 (sales@perfectflystore.com)
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.

All orders are shipped free in the
U. S. Orders over $50 are shipped via
Priority Mail.  
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
Steelhead/Salmon:
Fly Fishing McKenzie River, Oregon
A description of the McKenzie River,
Guide to fly fishing McKenzie River,
McKenzie River fishing seasons, and
much more
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