Deschutes River, Upper

River Levels

GAGE
TIME
FT/CFS
℉/Turb
GRAPHS
Deschutes
Crane Prairie
10 am
5.39/203
7 30 year
Deschutes
Wickiup
10 am
2.12/178
7 30 year
Deschutes
above Benham
11 am
2.55/676
7 30 year
Deschutes
below Bend
11 am
3.22/642
7 30 year

 

 

December Tips

Trout


► You might pick up some trout on blue-winged olive or midge patterns in the Terrebone area. This area holds a mix of brown trout and rainbow trout.

► The river holds resident brown trout below Benham Falls, and they can whack a streamer pattern that is presented in the pools and alongside the river bank where the water is over two feet deep.

► When fishing a streamer, try matching your fly to the sky color: dark patterns on dark days, lighter patterns on bright days.

General


► There is good public access near Terrebonne.

► Irrigation season should be over, and that means more water in the river than there was during summer.

► The river is closed from Little Lava Lake to Benham Falls.

 

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Weather

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Other Info Sources

Confluence Fly Shop 541-678-5351

Fin and Fire 541/548-1503

Fly and Field Outfitters 541-318-1616

The Fly Fisher's Place 541-549-3474

The Hook 541-593-2358

The Patient Angler 541-389-6208

 

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