The Great Outdoors: Restoration efforts hampering Maupin’s fly fishing industry

Dry fly fishing isn’t as effective as it used to be on the lower Deschutes River north of Madras.  That one change in fishing conditions is impacting the town of Maupin’s recreation-based economy.

In this week’s Great Outdoors, sponsored by Parr Lumber, Brooke Snavely visits with Maupin fishing guides and business owners who are hurting financially, ironically, due to efforts to restore salmon and steelhead runs.

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