When heading to the river, or even thinking about it, as members of Trout Unlimited our vision becomes inherently multi-faceted. Heraclitus stated it perfect with "You could never step into the same river twice". We think of the target species, we think and review weather, flows, temps, and hatch... [ READ MORE... ]
It has taken years, so many in fact that many had stopped following the story. But thanks to Sen Merkley's and Rep Walden's efforts the bill was passed this Thursday (December 11th). It is a win-win for fish and wildlife, the regional economy, the city of Prineville, regional irrigation districts... [ READ MORE... ]
While I am not usually given to get on a rant (insert "sheesh" here) an article that came out through the Oregonian has gotten a lot of people a little burnt on our State Governement.
In Oregon you can drive around and look at the license plates and tell right away those of us who have a devotion... [ READ MORE... ]
Please join us for our Annual Member Meeting at the Hollinshead Barn in Bend, Oregon for a presentation by Brian O'Keefe.
You will see how Brian has combined a lifetime of fly fishing photography and a lot of serious fly fishing. He sold his first fly fishing photo when he was 16. That was 44... [ READ MORE... ]
Emerging from volcanic bedrock, the Fall River has long been a place to escape the bustle of everyday life. Birders, bikers, hikers and trout-chasing anglers flock to the Fall River each year to enjoy its wild nature. And like so many beloved places it is showing signs of abuse. This past summer... [ READ MORE... ]
Emerging from volcanic bedrock, the Fall River has long been a place to escape the bustle of everyday life. Birders, bikers, hikers and trout-chasing anglers flock to the Fall River each year to enjoy its wild nature. And like so many beloved places it is showing signs of abuse. This past summer a... [ READ MORE... ]
Fall Membership Meeting: 09/25/2014, 6:00 PM, Holinshead Barn.
Trout Unlimited welcomes staff from the Deschutes River Conservancy (DRC) to give an update on the Basin-wide initiative to restore streamflows to the Upper Deschutes River. Is it possible for one river to successfully meet the needs... [ READ MORE... ]
Since the dams were put in place on the Deschutes River to create Crane Prairie and Wickiup Reservoirs, our beloved Deschutes River has been managed for the primary purpose of irrigation. In the years before these barriers were put in place the free flowing river allowed for healthy populations of... [ READ MORE... ]
Type of stream: Freestone spring creek
Angling methods: Fly, spin
Species: Bull trout, rainbows, browns, brook trout, Kokanee, mountain whitefish
Supporting Services: Sisters
Short take: Fast and technical, perhaps Oregon’s best spring river... [ READ MORE... ]
Type of stream: Freestone, Tailwater
Angling methods: Fly, spin
Species: Steelhead, Rainbows and Salmon
Season: All year in some sections, but check regulations
Supporting Services: Maupin
Short take: Redband ‘bows, steelhead, salmon itch to bust up your... [ READ MORE... ]