North Santiam River - Big Cliff to South Santiam

Tip of the week 
Techniques 

Steelhead: Classic Wet Fly Swing in runs and tailouts, Indicator Nymphing through boulder fields.

Trout: Indicator Nymphing through current seams and riffles. Some spontaneous dry fly action at times.

Seven-day forecast 

Flows are currently around 1335cfs (at Mehama) and are predicted to remain at that level through the end of the week, but are forecast to jump to 2,100 on the 22nd.

Spring Chinook will begin pairing up and spawning any day now. Coho are on the way.

Trout fishing is picking up with PMDs, and Caddis on the surface.

Conditions 
Must Have Flies 
Meg A Egg Sucking Leech Black/Purple 2-6 Buy from Orvis.com
Showgirl Purple 6 Buy from Orvis.com
Tequila Sunrise Brown 6 Buy from Orvis.com
Electric Prince Copper 12-14 Buy from Orvis.com
Yakcaddis Tan 8 Buy from Orvis.com
Bead Head Soft Hackle Pheasant Tail Brown 16 Buy from Orvis.com
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