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Owyhee Fly Fishing Report

Owyhee Fly Fishing Report
The Owyhee is finally back to its normal summer level. The high flows definitely put things on hold for a few weeks. The water is still a bit off color but plenty fishable. Streamers seem to be the best bet right now. Something big a juicy that the fish can see is what seems to be on the menu. Continue reading

Owyhee Fy Fishing Report

Cory Godell reports on 4.11.19

Owyhee

The Skwalas are starting to wind down on the Owyhee. There are still some bugs around, but every day there seems to be fewer and fewer. The BWO’s are still coming off in force especially on the overcast day. They usually show up around 1:30 and stick around for an hour or two. 

Usually, around the 15th of April, each year is when they bump up the river a couple...

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Owyhee Fly Fishing Report

Cory Godell reports on 3.24.19

Now that our snow break is finally over, it’s time to get back to business. Dry fly season is starting to ramp up on the Owyhee. But with the nights still a bit cooler than average and the crazy cold snap that hit us hard for several day until a week ago, the skwalla hatch is running bit later than normal. We have seen a few skwallas, but we are by no means in the...

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Owyhee Fly Fishing Report

Cory Godell reports on 11.29.18

OWYHEEIf you’re one of the few people still fishing the Owyhee, watch your step. A lot of the browns are now SPAWNING. Anywhere there is shallow water, small gravel and a bit of current mixed in, there is a good chance there are fishing spawning or eggs buried in the gravel. So please keep your eyes open. 

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Deschutes River Fly Fishing Report

Cory Godell reports on 9.27.18

Steelhead Time

It was a fun ride while it lasted on the Owyhee this summer. The hoppers seemed to come and go a bit faster than normal. This is probably do to the long hot, dry summer we’ve had. With that being said the browns still knew what they were and were definitely on the hunt for them. Even with hatches coming to an end quicker than normal the quality of the...

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Owyhee Fly Fishing Report

Cory Godell reports on 7.12.18

Owyhee

The fishing on the Owyhee has also been very good. Just like the Deschutes, because of the hot weather the hatches having been going bonkers. 

Fishing the riffles the flats, you name it they’ve all been good. The longer the hot weather stays with us the sooner we will be fishing hoppers and those can really get those brown trout going.

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Oregon Fly Fishing Report

Cory Godell Reports on 6.21.18

Deschutes River

Now that the Salmon Fly hatch is over the Deschutes is back normal. People are gone but the fish are still there and ready to play. The warmer weather that has been hitting us of late has already got the caddis hatch ramped up. Riffles are always a good bet but a lot of the fish are making their way to back eddies or slower moving water, aka smaller bug...

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Owyhee Fly Fishing Report

Cory Godnell reports on 4.12.18

Owyhee

The Skwala’s on the Owyhee are starting to wind down. If we are lucky, the bugs will stick around for another week or so. The fishing this spring on the Owyhee has been one of the more consistent springs we’ve had, with the exception of the weather mudding up the river for part of one day. This is the time of the month we need to watch the water levels....

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Owyhee Fly Fishing Report

Cory Godell reports on 3.29.18

The Owyhee

Here’s the short and simple of it. If you like fishing dry flies on small streams for brown trout, the Owyhee is the place to be right now. The warm weather that hit us the past few days has really cranked up the Skwalla hatch. The skwalla hatch should have a week or so left until it’s gone for another year.

Don’t forget trout season on the Lower Deschutes...

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Deschutes and Owyhee Fly Fishing Report

Cory Godell Reports on 2.8.2018

All this amazing weather we’ve been having, hasn’t just got us excited, it has also got the fish super excited. These hot February days are warming up the water temps quickly which has made the bug hatches come off like crazy for the past week. All these bugs have made for some amazing midday dry fly action. As long as the warm weather continues to be awesome, so...

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