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McKenzie River Fishing Report - April 07, 2019
The stream levels are back high again. There are still some hatches taking
place and decent numbers of trout
were being caught above and below the lake
before the high water.
Steelhead are still being caught below the dam.

Stream Conditions:












7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a change of rain everyday this coming
week
. The high temperature will range from 53 to 60 degrees and lows from 43
to
50.



Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 8500 cfs
Level: 4.10 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 48
Clarity: clear
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data Near Vida
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
Brown Sculpin and White, White Belly Sculpin, and articulated streamers size 6/4
Blue-winged Olives: 18 and 16, nymphs, emergers, duns, spinners
Mahogany Duns, size 18, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Aquatic Worms, size 12, pink, red, and others
March Browns, size 12/14, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
LIttle Brown Stoneflies, size 14, nymphs and adults
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
Trout:
The Brown Sculpin, Articulated sculpin streamers, and White Belly Sculpin are good
flies to use during the entire year. .
March Brown mayflies are hatching. Mahogany duns are hatching.
Aquatic worms are working good.
Little Brown stoneflies are hatching.
It is almost alway best to fish a tandem Midge rig under a small strike indicator with the
midge lava as the bottom fly and the midge pupa as the top fly. Fish the adult midge
only when you observe trout feeding on the surface.
Rate: 9380 cfs
Level: 8.32 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 45
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data Below Leaburg Dam
Recommended Steelhead Flies:
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
There are summer steelhead in the river
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.

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