Oregon Fly Fishing


Fly Fishing Oregon – The Crooked River

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There is nothing truly as grand as that first night sleeping in a real bed after a long fishing trip. I slept so hard that I felt like a lead weight sunken into the mattress. After looking at some river flow reports and weather forecasts, we opted for something a little closer to Bend. Eric […]

Fly Fishing Oregon – The Deschutes River (Final)

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Our final day on the river found us cooking the last of our eggs and diving into some instant oatmeal. The black coffee as always helped to prop our eyelids open. Knowing that some of the best fishing was behind us and that most everyone was all stacked up on this section of river, we […]

Fly Fishing Oregon – The Deschutes River (Day 3)

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Breakfast was made and coffee perked while we broke camp and repacked the boat. We again were an hour or two ahead of most other anglers and had our pick of prime water. The morning was spent picking through the riffle water and pulling redsides to the net. The big river fishing took some getting […]

Fly Fishing Oregon – The Deschutes River (Day 2)

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We woke with the sun and decided to hit the same banks and eddies that had produced so well the night before. We picked up a couple of small fish before heading back to camp for scrambled eggs, sausage, and leftover potatoes. All mixed together with a pot of black coffee, we were fueled up […]

Fly Fishing Oregon: The Deschutes River (Day 1)

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Deschutes River – Day 1 Anticipation has been running high for the past two or three months as I made gear lists, tied flies, and waited impatiently for June to arrive.  My good friend Eric of Hooked Up Films lives in Bend, Oregon where the Deschutes River runs cold and boasts large redsides and miles […]

Back from the Northwest…

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Just landed back in the smoldering Arizona desert after a little over two weeks in the Northwest of the United States. I was in Bend Oregon fishing the Deschutes and Crooked Rivers for a week and then bumped up to Anchorage to meet up with my wife and in-laws for a land/sea cruise through Alaska […]