Did you know Bend boasts some of the best fly-fishing spots on the West Coast? With excellent and experienced tour operators, stunning natural scenery, and an abundance of year-round fishing opportunities, come discover why Bend is becoming a burgeoning fly fishing mecca. It’s no wonder many want to know more about fly fishing in Bend, Oregon!
What to know before your fly fishing trip:
How to Fly Fish
Fly fishing involves the use of artificial, light-weight flies and specialized gear, including a fly rod, reel, and weighted line to catch fish in either fresh or saltwater. This method of fishing is considered more technical and challenging than other types of fishing.
Ready to Give It a Try? Take a Guided Fishing Tour!
Learn from the local pros! Many of Bend’s best fly fishing shops also offer tours. The knowledgeable and friendly guides will help you get you geared up for an instructive and fun excursion whether it is a Walk and Wade Trip, or a full day out on the river.
The passionate and enthusiastic staff of Deep Canyon Outfitters offers several experiences to cater to your specific needs, from casting a line for the first time on the Crooked River, fly fishing the Lower Deschutes, or enjoying a half day adventure with family or friends.
Locally owned and operated Fly and Field Outfitters can’t wait to get you out on the water! Choose from a wide range of trips to some of the best fishing spots in Central Oregon, including the Cascade Lakes, Crooked River and Fall River. With over 10 years of experience, the crew specializes in taking the complete beginner and making the day educational and memorable.
Have Some Experience Under Your Belt?
Here are some favorite fishing spots and the type of fish you may catch there:
Stunning and challenging, and home to Bull Trout, Rainbow Trout, Kokanee Salmon, and Mountain White Fish.
Exclusively for fly fishers, this relaxing setting is considered one of the most scenic places in Central Oregon to cast a line year-round. You can find Brown, Brook and Rainbow Trout.
Many experts consider this lake some of the best big-bass water in the state. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Cascade Mountains as you anticipate your next big catch!
The Deschutes River
Whether you choose the Upper, Lower, or Middle Deschutes, the scenic surroundings will provide the perfect backdrop for your fly-fishing adventure. The river is home to Book and Rainbow Trout, as well as Mountain Whitefish.
Ready to try some fishing around Central Oregon?
Book a stay with Meredith Lodging! We have an amazing selection of homes to suit your every need and budget. You can view our complete collection of Bend and Central Oregon vacation rentals online (including pet-friendly, luxury, and cabin rentals), or call our Reservations Team at 877.778.9055 to book your stay. We hope to see you out on the water soon!