Photo of the Day: A Fat Rainbow on a Chubby Chernobyl

Written by: Damien Nurre, Deep Canyon Outfitters

The rainbows on the Deschutes love the big bugs!
Photo by Damien Nurre

Stonefly season is winding down on the Lower Deschutes, and it was a good one. Trout were keying into the adult salmonflies and golden stones, hammering any well placed fly under the trees. This fish was caught on a Chubby Chernobyl in fast, choppy water.

Damien Nurre is the owner/operator of Deep Canyon Outfitters (2012 Endorsed Expedition of the Year) in Bend, Oregon. 

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