Category: Deschutes River

Every October, those that control the faucet at the head of the Deschutes River at Wickiup Dam, turn things down to begin storing water for next years irrigation needs. The photo above shows the Upper Deschutes River about a half mile below the Wickup Dam – this photo can only be taken during the height […]

The quip about doing something over and over again – expecting a different result is insanity – would very well describe me and fishing a certain area. ¬†For months¬†over a year I’ve been sneaking away for a quick half hour of casting early in the morning, or at dusk, searching for gold – only to […]

Sometimes you just need to simplify things. Leave the boat at home. No need for a float tube or a sinking tip. No bobbers. Floatant – nope. Waders and boots? Meh. A handful of jig flies and small dropper nymphs, a nice long rod, and some familiar water filled with large boulders, logs and swift […]