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Lower Deschutes River Outing

  • May 18, 2018
  • May 20, 2018
  • Beavertail Campground
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Chopaka Lake
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Outing Leaders: Tim & Renee Schindele and Carleigh and Seth Felker

Registration Fee:  $25.00

We will be camping, as usual, at the Beavertail Campground 10 miles below Sherar’s Falls. The campground is halfway between Lone Pine Put-in and Mack’s Canyon Campground. On Saturday, folks can float from Lone Pine down to Beavertail or from Beavertail down to Mack’s. And vice versa on Sunday.
There are tons of places to bank-fish along the road.  Go online to purchase an Oregon fishing license and a Deschutes River Floaters Pass (if you are going to float the river); there will be a campground fee as well.

Food & Beverages:

  • The outing fee covers all of the meals from Saturday breakfast through Sunday lunch. 
  • Bring your own wine, beer, or hard stuff.
  • You do not need to bring any cook gear or eating utensils 

What to Bring for Fishing:

  • Oregon fishing license
  • Deschutes River Pass for floaters
  • Drift boat, raft, or pontoon boat
  • Life jackets for boaters
  • 5 or 6 weight rod. 1-3x leaders and strike indicators for nymphers.
  • Flies-Kaufmann Stones (nymphs) in orange, sizes 6 or 10s. Stimulators (dries), same size and colors.
  • Waders, wading boots and wading staff
  • Hat and glasses
  • Water bottle and drinking water for when you are on the river
  • Camera (in a Ziplock bag)

What to Bring for Camping:

  • Tent, sleeping bag, sleeping pad
  • Change of clothes (You may get wet)
  • Rain gear
  • Flashlight(s)
  • Folding Chair

 Tips on Taking a Group Photo video here.

To see pictures from previous outings, click here and to see a video of the 2016 Deschutes outing click here.

Cancellation Deadline:  Deadline for cancellation is midnight on Sunday before the event. If you need to cancel, please contact the Outing Host(s). There will be no refunds after the cancellation deadline.   

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