At low water levels, portions of the McKenzie River's main channel can become difficult to read. If possible, stop and scout - but always wear a life jacket in or out of the boat while on the river.
Cooler weather was in the forecast as I prepared this week’s report, which is always good for summer fishing. But the record-high temperatures that climate scientists are attributing to our changing world have already extracted quite a toll on many outdoors resources, particularly our inland fisheries and our . . .