The Middle Deschutes has dropped and is at a great level now. This week the March Brown hatch was good most days. Look for the big #14 mayflies about 2 to 4 PM, maybe as early as noon.
I fondly remember when I was going to COCC and working at the Fly Box heading to Lower Bridge at Lunch Time with my Sage 390 RP rod and a box full of March Browns and having some of the best dry fly fishing a guy could have. It is still like that and Joey that works for us at the shop is basically doing that same thing now and had a great hatch a couple of days ago. I love that!
As we get warmer weather hitting later in the week of April 11th, I would bet the Pale Evening Duns #12-14 will start popping in the evening along with caddis hatches too. Get your X Caddis selection in order in Tans and Olive #14-18.
Tons of good nymphing through here too.
We recommend anywhere from Sawyer Park in Bend, through Tumalo, down to the river to Cline Falls, Lower Bridge and to the Lake.
Just a quick note to report the irrigation season is beginning on the Crooked River and that the river has......