Black Butte Reservoir Professional Review and Guide
"This popular lake, the result of an Army Corps of Engineers project, provides a cool place for outdoor recreation and is a fine bass fishery. The winter months in particular provide excellent fly fishing opportunities. There are three boat ramps and some 40 miles of shoreline to explore. All this, plus other handy facilities and an easy 12-mile drive off Interstate 5, make this lake a fun fly rod adventure. Types of Fish: Largemouth bass, crappie, bluegill, and catfish. This fly-fishing chapter describes the "where, when, and how" for fishing in this area. It includes a full-page map and information on the known hatches, suggested equipment to use, the best flies to use, season, limits, nearby accommodations, and camping."