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Rating - Fair   

Saturday, Apr 20 2024
Open from Benham Falls to Lake Billy Chinook year round! Fair for RBT and Browns. Flies, spinners and spoons only. Water Flows are at 538 CFS as of this report which is normal time of the year as the water is held back at Wickiup! "NO BAIT ALLOWED!"

Saturday, Apr 20 2024



Access Info

This is the stretch of The Deschutes from: Benham Fall to Lake Billy Chinook. It is open all year round to artificial lures and flies only! No Bait is Allowed! During irrigation season which usually begins the 1st part of April the stretch from Benham to Bend is high and off color for the 1st month until flows stabilize. Below Bend the flows are down can be easily fished. The opposite is true during the non irrigation season from Mid October to April!

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Middle Deschutes

RECEIVE FISHING REPORT UPDATES!


Rating - Fair

Open from Benham Falls to Lake Billy Chinook year round! Fair for RBT and Browns. Flies, spinners and spoons only. Water Flows are at 538 CFS as of this report which is normal time of the year as the water is held back at Wickiup! "NO BAIT ALLOWED!"


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04/20/2024
Odell Lake is set to reopen April 22, 2024. Some Forest Service boat ramps may remain closed due to snow. Last updated 4/17/24.
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Walton Lake

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04/20/2024
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Three Creeks

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04/20/2024
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Fair

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04/20/2024
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Fair

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04/20/2024
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Fair

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04/20/2024
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Fair

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04/20/2024
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04/20/2024
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Prineville Reservoir

Fair

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04/20/2024
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Ochoco Reservoir

Fair

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04/20/2024
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Fair

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04/20/2024
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Fair

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04/20/2024
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04/20/2024
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04/20/2024
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Fair

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04/20/2024
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04/20/2024
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04/20/2024
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04/20/2024
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04/20/2024
NO ACCESS!
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04/20/2024
NO ACCESS! No report as of 4.20.24
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Unknown

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04/20/2024
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Cultus

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04/20/2024
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Diamond

Unknown

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04/20/2024
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Paulina Lake

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04/20/2024
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Crescent Lake

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04/20/2024
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Columbia - Bouy 10 to Bonneville

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04/20/2024
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Upper Deschutes

Unknown

03/22/2024
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