First Morel Mushrooms of 2018 in the Rogue Valley

I found them today March 21st. The first day of Spring I believe. The report is featured in the Morels 2018 tab. Good hunting! By the way fly fished a few runs today. The river flow is still low.  No winter steelhead hooked. Just one nice Rogue River cutthroat trout who couldn’t resist a Beadhead G.R. Hare’s Ear Nymph. The March Brown hatch was on.

 

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Morel Number One!

Happy to find this first morel after checking another spot, fly fishing two holes and no results. Then this!

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Carpetbagger Tearing Them Up On the Umpqua River

Roseburg, Oregon. Guide Mike Springer of Springer’s Guide Service http://www.springersguideservice.com/ and Rogue Wilderness Adventures http://www.wildrogue.com/ reports 100 fish days for smallmouth bass on Oregon’s Umpqua River. Mike says, “The fly bite was awesome!” Mike sent along a couple photos including one of a Midnight Fire Carpetbagger Nymph that had survived “100 straight fish attacks” that very day. Mike also said something about crawdads, but I don’t believe him. Springer’s Guide Service http://www.springersguideservice.com/#top