These 13 fabulous fishing flies will catch trout, steelhead and other game fish in the Pacific Northwest. Make sure you have these patterns in your box before fly fishing in Oregon, Washington and beyond.
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Davis Lake is a large natural lake in Central Oregon that historically has been one of the state’s best fly fishing lakes for rainbow trout. These days non-native
Crane Prairie Reservoir is one of West’s finest lakes to fish for rainbow trout, which are plentiful and grow to trophy sizes. Fly fishers and conventional anglers alike flock from all over to the large Central Oregon reservoir, which also has good fishing for brook trout and largemouth bass, among other game fish.
Fall River just south of Bend is an excellent spring creek with very good trout fishing in spring and summer when it is stocked, plus the opportunity to catch wild rainbow, brown and brook trout all year.
You have a good opportunity to catch rainbow trout, maybe a brookie or two, and even a chance at landing a double-digit lake trout (mackinaw) at this deep Central Oregon lake.