McKenzie River, Oregon Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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McKenzie River, Oregon Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing McKenzie River is currently Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow: Vida: 1680 CFS

Visibility: 60 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 57 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: late morning, mid-afternoon

Best stretch: Bellinger to Armitage Park

Best access point: Bellinger

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Caddis, PMD, BWO, Midge

Fish species: Trout

Fishing season: Summer

Nearest airport: Mahlon Sweet in Eugene

Techniques & Tips

Midges, baetis, and stonefly nymphs will continue to be effective patterns, but with more bugs available the fish are able to be a bit more selective. Caddis season is here and dry fly fishing has been pretty solid. Dry droppers are a great choice. Olive caddis patterns have been great.

7-Day Forecast

Weather is good and flows are remaining fairly steady so the McKenzie is fishing well. Fishing remains best from Finn Rock down to Ben & Kay boat ramps.


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