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Balmy weather on the Truckee River

by MATT KOLES / Gilligan's Fly Service
Things are a changing though. Storms are in the forecast for this week. We need ’em. If you’ve seen Boca, and Stampede, or the upper river, you’d understood why. I’m hoping we get a good AR type storm. Where is snows
(More...) (Monday, November 28, 2022)

Some sections are just holding more fish than others right now

by TROUT CREEK OUTFITTERS / Trout Creek Outfitters
We’ve been seeing some spotty days on the Truckee lately, and it seems that some sections are just holding more fish than others right now. With a few slow days around Verdi, but some great days further up the canyon
(More...) (Sunday, November 27, 2022)

Should See Some Great Days Ahead with This Weeks Storm

by TROUT CREEK OUTFITTERS / Trout Creek Outfitters
The lake has seen some slower days as of late and it’s easy to assume this is because of the lack of weather. With a storm coming in this week that should change, and we should see some great days
(More...) (Sunday, November 27, 2022)

17.2 lb. Laker

by SHAUN RAINSBARGER‎ / Shaun's Guide Service
            Swabbies On The River wanted a Donner lake monster and everything aligned today! Good work!! The big boy weighed in at 17.2 pounds. Look at the shoulders on him! He's still swimming.     If you want to catch a fish of a
(More...) (Friday, November 25, 2022)

Pyramid Lake is fishing really good

by PYRAMID LAKE FLY FISHING
Pyramid Lake is fishing really good. There are a lot of fish being caught and also some really big ones. November-February are historically the best big fish months. This season is telling the same story.  The water conditions are fantastic,
(More...) (Wednesday, November 23, 2022)

CDFW Continues Partial Recreational Crab Trap Restriction and Commercial Dungeness Crab Fishery Delay

by CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is continuing the temporary recreational crab trap restriction in Fishing Zones 3, 4, 5 and 6 due to presence of humpback whales and the potential for entanglement from trap gear. However, the
(More...) (Monday, November 21, 2022)

Beautiful Afternoon on Tahoe

by HANS MOXLEY / Hooked Up Sportfishing
            What a beautiful afternoon we have here,,, soo pretty we just had to try a afternoon trip. Worked out pretty good I would say.     Thanks guys, enjoy the feast
(More...) (Monday, November 21, 2022)

CDFW Reopens License Sales Offices Throughout State

by CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is pleased to announce the reopening of many of its license sales offices following their closure in 2020 to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Hunters, anglers and other members of the public
(More...) (Friday, November 18, 2022)

Brown Trout Stocking Alert

by KEN HOFFMAN - BFEF / Bridgeport Fish Enhancement Foundation
*BROWN TROUT STOCKING ALERT* Today, BFEF wrapped up its stockings for the 2022 season. BFEF thanks all of our partners, sponsors, donors and volunteers that helped make the BFEF Brown Trout Enhancement Program a huge success. This season we collected donations in
(More...) (Friday, November 18, 2022)

Nice Mac Stringer This Morning on Tahoe

by HANS MOXLEY / Hooked Up Sportfishing
Had part of our ice cream shop crew on today.... They can make a great coffee, scoop a big cone and catch some awesome looking fish !!!! Nice job guys yes, it was a bit cold
(More...) (Friday, November 18, 2022)

8.25lb. Rainbow

by KEN HOFFMAN - BFEF / Bridgeport Fish Enhancement Foundation
BFEF welcomes and congratulates Peggy Bristol from Wellington, Nv. to the 1 & Only BFEF Tagged Trophy Trout Club. Today she landed this beautiful 8lb 4oz BFEF TTT while fishing at Bridgeport Reservoir. She got it verified at Ken's Sporting
(More...) (Saturday, November 12, 2022)

Lower Owens River Report

by THE TROUT FITTER STAFF / The Trout Fitter
Flow Rates and Water Conditions Water Conditions: Good Flows are at 79+ cfs as of 11/11 While DWP is working on the power plant at the base of the dam all the water is going over the spillway or through the bypass pipe
(More...) (Friday, November 11, 2022)

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