Photo courtesy of Larry Tamiyasu via Lynn Dingler (renowned Oregon flyfisher). Pumice Slide off in the distance from the East Lake Campground boat ramp.
So, hmmmm. The fish are there, but the Callibaetis may not feel too energetic just yet. Of course, hatches of chironomids will take place. Snowing there as I write. No problem, the arsenal is expansive. But geez that makes the fingers ache. Come on sunshine and warmer temps.
A nice Brown succumbed to a red beaded bugger/leech pattern at East L. Predator meets false prey.
Fish and photo from Larry Tamiyasu (East Lake, Oregon, June 2008).