Miller Lake sometimes flies below the radar of casual anglers because it’s a bit off the path beaten to better known lakes in Central and Southeastern Oregon, including Diamond Lake over the Cascade Mountains to the west. But among serious brown trout anglers, Miller’s secret has gotten out. Some of them, Sessions included, believe the next state record brown – now owned by a 28-plus pounder from Paulina Lake – will come from Miller.

The lake is west of the Highway 97 town of Chemult, about halfway between Bend and Klamath Falls.

Our bait recommendations

Here's the baits that our Pros love for this lake.