Fish poppers close to shore in slow to no current. Streamers as well in the slow spots or on the inside edges of the fast current.
Water flow: 5000 cfs
Visibility: 24 inches
Water temperature at mid-day: 52 Degrees F
Water condition: Stained
Best time of day to fish: Afternoon
Best stretch: Kimberly to Mcdonald's Ferry
Best access point: Cottonwood Canyon State Park,Thirtymile, Clarno,Service CreekTwickenham, Spray
Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:
Fish species: Steelhead, Smal mouth Bass
Fishing season: January through December
Nearest airport: PDX or BEND/REDMOND
Recommended fly fishing leader: 6 Foot Leader
Recommended fly fishing tippet: 2X Tippet
Best fly fishing rod: 9' 6 Weight Fly Rod
Best floating fly line: Superfine WF Fly Line
Best sinking fly line: Clear Sink Tip Fly Line
Get out there any chance you can. There are some nice fresh fish around but you will have to work......
For Steelhead, Classic Hairwings, Speys and Dees are always a good choice on the swing. Work every piece of holding......