Water flow: 1,040
Visibility: 12 inches
Water temperature at mid-day: 40 Degrees F
Water condition: Moderately Turbid
Best time of day to fish: Late morning until dark
Best stretch: Pawatka Bridge in Oregon, downstream to the Snake and the Wallowa River in Oregon
Best access point: Troy, Oregon on Oregon Hwy 82 and WA Hwy 129
Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:
No hatches of significance for steelhead.
Fish species: Steelhead & trout
Fishing season: Steelhead & trout
Nearest airport: Walla Walla or Spokane, WA; Lewiston or Boise, ID
Recommended fly fishing leader: 12 Foot Leader
Recommended fly fishing tippet: 1X Tippet
Best fly fishing rod: 10' 7 Weight Fly Rod
Best floating fly line: Salmon/Steelhead WF Fly Line
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