Regardless of what appears like an extremely hot, extremely low water year in the making the lower McKenzie has lots of water. The Walterville Canal is presently empty and the absence of water diversion is providing stretches of water like Hendricks to Hayden and Hayden to Armitage outstanding circulations and water temperatures. Euro Nymphing was really efficient the other day utilizing Sens Improved Jigged Twenty Incher and Berry’s PCP (Pink Copper Peacock) in a tandem rig.
Go Out there and take pleasure in while we still have water! Evening hatches of Pale Night Duns, Caddis, little yellow stones and even a couple of Green Drakes.