Now through May 15, I am offering a discounted rate of $275 on half-day trout fishing trips on the lower McKenzie, a $50 savings off the normal rate. This price is good for 1 or 2 anglers. The half day trip is around 5 hours of fishing, and includes tackle, flies, and all fishing accoutrements. All you need to bring is a fishing license, some rain gear, sunglasses, and a hat.
The late winter and springtime offer the best fishing of the year for the lower McKenzie’s mature wild rainbows. Already, there has been some great fishing out there, but the best is yet to come. Thus far, the lower McKenzie’s wild trout have been responding well to nymphs, but by the end of February, the March Brown hatch will pop, bringing the fish to the surface to feed.
For those of us that live in the Willamette Valley, the lower McKenzie offers some great fishing and easy access. The spring time trout fishing on the McKenzie is not to be missed.