Beetle and Hopper fishing this week was really good

Paulina Lake - La Pine, OR (Deschutes County)

Photo Credit: Courtesy of The Fly Fishers Place

by The Fly Fishers Place

That said, damn I love Paulina Lake! the Beetle and Hopper fishing this week was really good and we got fish on Red Chironomids, Chromies, Olive Chironomids, Squirmy’s and Watermelon Balanced Leeches.
The New Hot Head Twin Lakes Special stripped on a Camo Line took some fish too.
Look for Callibaetis in the morning and probably about 1 PM too if the wind doesn’t howl.
When I was guiding there on Wednesday this week it was truly like one of my trips to the lakes in Patagonia. But fish like wind and if you and your boat can handle it I will say it is a feeding opportunity. Feeding opportunity is also a fishing opportunity, right?
Hardly anyone is up there fly fishing.

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