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Pavati's Fly Tying Tips - Upper Rogue River July 2014
Trout fishing is open! Fish stone flies on top, or under an indicator.
Summer Steelhead have arrived at the hatchery! Spring Chinook fishing
should improve through the month as more fish arrive to the hatchery.
Fishing pressure is increasing on the river as people look to catch
Salmon. Remember fishing etiquette when around other anglers.
"Must-have fly fishing patterns in descending order of importance:
Water flow: 1,800 at Cole Rivers Hatchery (as of June 26, 2014).
Visibility: 30 inches
Water temperature at mid-day: 51 Degrees F
Water condition: Clear
Best time of day to fish: All day
Best stretch: Below Lost Creek Dam to Gold Hill.
Best access point: Cole Rivers Hatchery, Casey State Park, Rouge Elk Campground, Shady Cove Bridge, Dodge Bridge, Touvelle State Park, Gold Ray Road.
Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:
Stonefly, Mayfly, Caddies, Midges
Fish species: Trout, Steelhead, Salmon
Fishing season: Year-round: Consult regulations for more information.
Nearest airport: Rogue Valley International-Medford Airport (MFR)
Recommended fly fishing leader: 9 Foot Leader
Recommended fly fishing tippet: 1X Tippet
Best fly fishing rod: 10' 8 Weight Fly Rod
Best floating fly line: Salmon/Steelhead WF Fly Line
Best sinking fly line: Class V Sink Tip Fly Line