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.Spontaneous dry fly action at times. Hedge your bets by running a Yak Caddis up top with a basic nymph underneath.

Seven-day forecast 

Flows are currently around 10900 cfs (at Mehama) but are expected to drop to 7500 during the week.

Winter Steelhead (wild) are above Stayton and there are still some holdover summer steelhead (hatchery) spread throughout the system.

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