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Water flow: Steady year around
Visibility: 60 inches
Water temperature at mid-day: 48 Degrees F
Water condition: Clear
Best time of day to fish: Noon-Dark
Best stretch: Hatchery grounds, camp ground, head waters-Below falls is now closed.
Best access point: All along FS 42
Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:
BWO are starting to show in good numbers 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.Midge hatch is strong most of the day. Some small black winter stones sterting to show up.
Fish species: Rainbow & Brown Trout
Fishing season: Entire river open now
Nearest airport: Roberts Field Airport (RDM), Redmond, Oregon
Recommended fly fishing leader: 9 Foot Leader
Recommended fly fishing tippet: 6X Tippet
Best fly fishing rod: 8' 4" 3 Weight Fly Rod
Best floating fly line: Trout WF
Dry flies are effective, but do NOT be afraid to strip streamers near undercut banks and log jams.
Lots of snow has fallen some spots are now cut off.