The McKenzie River is running quite high

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The McKenzie River is running quite high, although around Blue River I see it is back down to around 6000 cfs. Our guide Steve said it was 12,000 cfs earlier this week and chose to not drift it. Smart Move. That basin has 222% of snowpack today. It is going to be high for a while, but we will keep an eye on conditions and hopefully be able to fish there soon. My guess is June is going to be tough on the Mckenzie and Santiam for us? Time will tell. And we will tell you when the time is right. As of today, I have no real report to share due to high water and no guides being over there.


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