Fishing & Fly Fishing in Bend & Central Oregon
Rated by Fly-Fisherman Magazine as one of the Top 10 fly-fishing towns in the United States, Bend is truly a fishing paradise. In addition to year-round fishing for trout and steelhead, Bend is surrounded by nationally renowned rivers, streams, and lakes that provide anglers with a mind-boggling abundance and variety of world class fishing opportunities. If flowing water gets your heart pumping, Bend, Oregon is the place for you! With four primary river systems and dozens of smaller creeks and streams, Bend offers river anglers a lifetime of fishing adventures.
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Confluence Fly Shop and Deep Canyon Outfitters375 SW Powerhouse Dr, Ste 100, Bend, OR 97702Phone: 541.678.5633 Visit the Website
Confluence Fly Shop and Deep Canyon Outfitters are Bend, Oregon's premier fly shop and guide service. With a staff committed to providing you with world class product, up-to-the-minute intelligence, honest opinions, and superior customer service. Look no further than Confluence Fly shop, located in the Old Mill District on the banks of the Deschutes River.
To take your experience to the next level; book a guided fly fishing trip with our two-time winner of the prestigious Orvis Fly Fishing Expedition of the Year, Deep Canyon Outfitters. For the ultimate adventure, choose our multi-day camping and fly-fishing excursion on the world famous Lower Deschutes River. Other options include a half or full day trip on one of our smaller tributaries, or relaxing on one of our beautiful Cascade Lakes. We also offer half and full day fly-fishing classes focused on teaching beginning and first-time anglers.
Fly & Field Outfitters | #1 Resource for fly fishing central oregon35 SW Century Dr, Bend, OR 97702Phone: 866.800.2812 Visit the WebsiteFly & Field Outfitters is your #1 resource for fly fishing in Central Oregon. Not only are we a local shop that carries all the necessary equipment for fly fishing, we are also a full service outfitting operation lucky enough to have some of the best Oregon fly fishing guides around. With decades of experience, our guides can help you navigate any of our local waters including: Crooked River, the Metolius River, the Deschutes River, East Lake, Lava Lakes, and Crane Prairie Reservoir. Our professional guided trips provide hands-on training and education for people of all ages and skill levels. For beginners, we recommend a Crooked River guided trip. For the more experienced anglers, we have several options for Cascade Lakes Fly Fishing trips. To book a trip call 866.800.2812 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Deschutes River is the primary waterway in Central Oregon. Originating from its spring-fed headwaters in the Cascade Mountains west of Bend and ending its northward journey at the Columbia River, the Deschutes River offers an astonishing 252 miles of fishable waters. The Deschutes River offers everything from small stream fishing for Oregon’s native Redside Rainbow Trout to epic multi-day float trips for trophy trout and Pacific Steelhead.
While the Deschutes River is Bend’s most renowned river, the Metolius River is considered by many to be one of the most beautiful and challenging fishing destinations in the West. The crystal clear water of the Metolius River bubbles up from springs deep within earth and provides perfect habitat for trophy Redside Rainbow Trout and the coveted trophy Bull Trout that call the Metolius home.
If a cozy spring creek is more your speed, the Fall River should be your destination. Offering year-round angling opportunities, the Fall River will reward the patient angler with beautiful trout and equally as beautiful scenery.
If you’re looking for a pure tailwater fishing experience, the Crooked River cuts a deep gorge into the surrounding countryside and provides exciting tailwater fishing for native Redside Rainbow Trout.
And when you’ve had enough of Bend’s world class rivers, you’ll find a lifetime of gold medal fishing opportunities in the dozens of pristine lakes and reservoirs that surround Bend.
The Old Mill Casting Course is one of the first fly-casting courses in the nation situated along the Deschutes River and several ponds in the Old Mill District. The course challenges fishermen to accurately land a fly under real-life conditions similar to what you would find around Central Oregon fishing hot spots. For example, the Wickiup Station is designed after the renowned Wickiup Reservoir. The casting course is FREE and open to the public.
2010 May/June Northwest Fly Fishing Journal Article: Urban Angler - Trout Mecca where Mountains Meet Desert by John Shewey.
2011 January Continental Airlines Article: The Reel Deal - Central Oregon's Famed Deschutes River Hooks Yet Another Angler by Andrew Eitelbach
With such an abundance and variety of fishing experiences awaiting you in Bend, Oregon, we highly recommend contacting one of the fly shops and guide services listed below.
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