Anglers Log

Dog days of summer loom, but fish still bite

Limits of trout on the McKenzie River are pretty common in July. Here, a morning layer of clouds that turned to full sun about noon had the trout aggressively surface feeding all morning. Frank Armendariz/Outdoors reporter The dog days of summer are looming, water in small ponds and shallow lakes[Read More…]

Angler’s Log – July 4, 2019

This group of Eugene fishermen all landed limits of coho salmon, also called ”silvers” while fishing with Captain Greg Hedrick. Photos/Frank Armendariz Salmon are at the top of the report this week. The ocean salmon season opened in June and the fishing has been exceptional off the Lane County Coast.[Read More…]

Angler’s Log

A very nice wild rainbow trout fly caught on the McKenzie. Wild fish like this (note the presence of an adipose fin between the tail and dorsal) must be released in many lakes and rivers. Always check the regulations. Frank Armendariz/The Creswell Chronicle The calendar tells us that summer is[Read More…]

Fishing Report

Bo and Dylan Hunt of Florence Oregon were just setting for the surfperch. Bo says his strategy is to walk the beach looking for the deeper depressions in the sand. Photo provided • Labor Day was a wet one across much of western Oregon, including Lane County, which saw March[Read More…]

Expert river guide joins Chronicle

Frank Armendariz started his guide career on Oregon’s Deschutes River in 1984 as a contract fly fishing guide then outfitter and owner operator of Rivers Path Outfitters. They specialized in three- to five-day fly fishing/camp out trips on the lower 100 miles of that fabled river. Armendariz now brings his[Read More…]



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