Deschutes River - Below Lake Billy Chinook and Pelton Dam

Tip of the week 
Techniques 

Nymphing with a stone fly nymph as the point fly and mayfly nymph or caddis pupa as the dropper.

For dry fly fishing, start focusing on the back eddys and slow banks. Caddis is the focus.

Seven-day forecast 

Steelhead are starting to show up in the lower river... the fishing has been pretty good down there so far. Expect the fishing to get very good if the water temps stay cooler than the Columbia. The white river blew out last week, but has cleared since... the fishing will remain good below the white as long as it doesn't get too hot or rainy

Conditions 
Must Have Flies 
Adam's Purple Parachute purple 14-18 Buy from Orvis.com
Elk Wing Caddis olive 14-20 Buy from Orvis.com
Rojo Midge 16, 18 Buy from Orvis.com
TH 20 Incher 6 Buy from Orvis.com
Tunghead Soft Hackle Pheasant Tail 14 - 20 Buy from Orvis.com
Bead Head Caddis Pupa 14-20 Buy from Orvis.com
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