Month: June 2014

Sometimes I think I encounter a bit of anxiety when choosing where to fish – with so many options near Bend, Oregon – it can be very difficult to make up ones mind.  So this morning when I set out to fish, I had enough gear to accommodate a visit to a lake, or a […]

Past the manicured lawns and barking dogs, the trail down to the place awaits. The place where the swift currents of the Middle Deschutes drown out any thought of being anywhere near a city, my house, or a worry. The canyon walls close in around me and my mind, and then my soul is free […]

This past Friday I loaded up the family – and extended family ( in-laws in tow too ) and headed up to Cinder Hill Campground on East Lake.  Since I typically wake with the sunrise, I had told my super fishy buddy Josh to meet me on the water around 5:30am for what we hoped […]

This past Sunday I did a “dawn patrol” up on Hosmer Lake.  Although the fishing was slow at first, the views were quite amazing. Eventually as the temps warmed many fish came to hand – and I had some help matching the hatch too.