May 10 2021
At this point were at the end of the steelhead season and your best chance of finding any remaining steelhead would be in the lower end of the river. For those interested, this is also the time of year that provides some of the best smallmouth bass fishing in the lower end of the river.
STREAMERS: Fish Skull Buggers in black, olive, white, size 4. Fish Skull Zonkers in black, olive, white, size 4. Double Bunny leech in olive/white, size 4. Beadhead rubber leg buggers in brown, olive, natural, size 4. Conehead bunny muddlers in black, olive, white, brown, size 4. Beadhead woolly buggers in black, olive, purple, white, size 4. Egg sucking leeches in purple or black size 4.
EGG PATTERNS: Steak-n-eggs in orange, pink, size 10. Steelie omelet in chart, cerise, peach, size 10. Estaz eggs in chart, pink, blue, orange, white, purple, size 10. Glo-bugs in pink, blue, oregon cheese, red, orange, size 10. Sucker spawn in cream, white, chart, pink, blue, orange, size 8.
NYMPHS: Brown rubber leg stone in size 6. Beadhead golden stone in size 4. Kaufman's black stone in size 4. Rubber leg golden stone in size 6. Ugly bug in black size 4. Black stone fly nymph in size 4.