McKenzie River

River Levels

GAGE
TIME
FT/CFS
℉/Turb
GRAPHS

N/A

7 30 year
9 am
3.31/161
38.1
10 am
2.28/297
8 am
1.52/425
40.8
7 30 year
9 am
1.76/2920
39.7
8 am
3.76/1170
7 30 year
11 pm
3.48/3770 ⇑
7 30 year
9 am
53.71/3400
7 30 year
9 am
8.30/3840
7 30 year

 

Major Hatches for December

Importance by half-month
 Super    Major    Minor    Slight    None

Hatches are matched from Westfly's database of "standard" fly patterns.


Pupa

Size 10-22 Chans Chironomid Pupa, Zebra Midge. Black, gray, olive, red, creams, browns

Adult

Size 10-22 Griffiths Gnat, Sprout Midge. Black, gray, olive, red, creams, browns

 

December Tips

Trout


Midge hatches can bring trout to the surface.

► You might try egg flies in peach or apricot--the river's whitefish will be spawning this month and trout will grab drifting roe.

► You might see some blue-winged olive hatches on cloudy days that are not frigid.

► Between Armitage and Hendricks Bridge, trout fishing should hold up until the first hard freeze or first string of heavy rain storms. Then it will become "difficult" until spring season.

 

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Other Info Sources

The Caddis Fly Angling Shop 541-342-7005

 

The Fly Fisher's Place 541-549-3474

Home-Waters 541-342-6691

 

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