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Fly Fishing Property For Sale in Oregon – Upper Williamson River

Aspen Ridge Ranch offers private fly fishing on Oregon’s famous Upper Williamson River. If it’s a one-of-a-kind fly fishing property for sale you are searching for then look no further than Aspen Ridge Ranch on the famous fly fishing mecca, the Upper Williamson River in Southern Oregon. The Upper Williamson River meanders for a couple miles though the property and is teeming with native red band trout. Located in Southern Oregon, the fly fishing property that is for sale consists of 240 acres nestled in a mountain meadow surrounded by national forest. Old growth ponderosa pine, aspen, and boundless wildlife will be your only company at this remote fly fishing property.

In this small valley where most of the private property consists of ranches that span thousands of acres and cost millions of dollars (if they are available at all), this is a rare opportunity to purchase a rare and spectacular flyfishing property on the Upper Williamson River in Southern Oregon.

The Fish

The ecosystem of the upper Williamson River is completely different than that of the better known lower Williamson River. Even the fish found in the Upper Williamson are completely unrelated to those found below the Klamath Marsh. The marsh and an ancient series of waterfalls on the lower Williamson have prevented the Upper Williamson River fish from mingling with those of the lower Williamson, maintaining a native population of trout now identified as the Upper Williamson River Redband. They are indigenous only to this river.

The trout at the Aspen Ridge Ranch fly fishing property range from 10 to 30 inches and can weigh up to five pounds. Read more…

The Flies

The black drake, siphlonurus rex, is a medium-sized mayfly that is rarely found in the west. One place it does call home is the Upper Williamson River in Oregon. The black drake hatch takes place in the spring and early summer. During this period, it is the major food source for the native Williamson River red band trout. The best time of day to fish the black drake hatch is during the afternoon and evening when the fish feed aggressively on the surface. Read more…