Crooked River, Oregon Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Crooked River, Oregon Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
The Crooked has come down flow wise, which is great news. Euro Nymphing has been really productive out there with the jig style flies.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Crooked River is currently Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Deep Canyon Outfitters

Water flow: 205 CFS

Visibility: 20 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 50 Degrees F

Water condition: Slightly Turbid

Best time of day to fish: Mid Day

Best stretch: 10 miles located below Bowman Dam

Best access point: There are many access points on the Crooked, as the Hwy parallels the river for over 15 miles

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

BWO, Midge, Scud

Fish species: Rainbow Trout and Rocky Mountain Whitefish

Fishing season: Open all year

Nearest airport: Roberts Field Airport (RDM), Redmond, Oregon

Crooked River Description

CROOKED RIVER OREGON: The Crooked River offers exciting central Oregon fly fishing action for rainbow trout. The Crooked River Oregon is the best river in Central Oregon to be introduced to fly fishing. The Crooked River Oregon flows from the base of Prineville Reservoir through a deep canyon of rim rock. Wandering down from Bowman dam through this magnificent desert canyon, the Crooked River Oregon feeds the ...

Techniques & Tips

Nymphs are still the most reliable method during these early spring days. Midges & mayfly nymphs will be the go to flies. Stimulators with a dropper fly is also a great technique to utilize. Keep an eye out for the PMD's to start showing themselves.

7-Day Forecast

Flows have come down considerably. We are now just above 200, which is lower than typical summer flows. Fishing should be really good.


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