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Really Good Spring Fishing

by MATT KOLES / Gilligan's Fly Service
Not much change since last week on the Truckee River. We are getting some thunderstorms though, keeping things nice and cool, and you know, trouts like cloud cover. Been a perfect month of May so far weather wise. Bring a rain
(More...) (Monday, May 17, 2021)

Stocked With Cutthroats and They're Biting!

by MARKLEEVILLE GENERAL STORE STAFF / Markleeville General Store
Some great news and photo courtesy of our State Fish and Wildlife rep Ben Ewing. Indian Creek Reservoir has been stocked with 500lbs of Heenan Lake Lahontan Cutthroats, and they're biting! More are slated to be stocked into Red Lake
(More...) (Monday, May 17, 2021)

Water Temps Have Been Creeping Up

by KENS SPORTING GOODS STAFF / Kens Sporting Goods
The East is running about 75 cfs today, the fishing has still been pretty good. The water temps have been creeping up but are still low enough to keep the fish healthy. We’ve had some pretty good dry reports as
(More...) (Sunday, May 16, 2021)

Nymphing Has Been The Best Ticket

by JIM AKENSON / Oregon Hunters Association
The ranch is still fishing pretty well, lots of nice fish being caught down there, some up to around 24 inches. Nymphing has been the best ticket but we have had a couple good dry/dropper reports, mostly the fish were
(More...) (Sunday, May 16, 2021)

West Walker River Report

by KENS SPORTING GOODS STAFF / Kens Sporting Goods
We still haven’t been getting much for reports from the West lately, it sounds like the water is a little high and slightly off color but should still be fishable. It is probably a bit tough due to the lower
(More...) (Sunday, May 16, 2021)

Virginias Are Fishing Pretty Well

by KENS SPORTING GOODS STAFF / Kens Sporting Goods
All the ice is pretty much gone from the Virginias now and they are fishing pretty well. There’s been some successful reports from the shore anglers casting lures like Kastmasters and Thomas Bouyants as well as bait anglers fishing pinched
(More...) (Sunday, May 16, 2021)

5.25 Lb. Rainbow on The East Carson

by MARKLEEVILLE GENERAL STORE STAFF / Markleeville General Store
Darren Kruger brought in this gorgeous 5 and 1/4 pound Rainbow from the East Carson yesterday! It was a solid 24" long, and all it took was some Rainbow power bait. Congratulations on the great catch, and good on you for
(More...) (Sunday, May 16, 2021)

Silver Lake Resort Fishing Pictures 5/9 – 5/16/2021

by ANDREW JONES / Silver Lake Resort
Silver Lake Resort checked in with us today with some photos of recent catches at the lake. Check them out!
(More...) (Sunday, May 16, 2021)

Wind, Rain and Cold Today

by DAN LENGNING / Dans Guide Service
Last evening fishing with Greg and Daniel tagging along in the wind,rain and cold putting 13 browns in the boat and Daniel catching his first fish on a fly rod
(More...) (Sunday, May 16, 2021)

Nice C&R out of Upper Twin

by TWIN LAKES RESORT STAFF / Twin Lakes Resort
A beautiful Brown C&R by @lizzy.olney ok Upper Twin yesterday evening. Thanks for the C&R!
(More...) (Saturday, May 15, 2021)

Hot Creek Fishing Report

by THE TROUT FITTER STAFF / The Trout Fitter
Flow Rates and Water Conditions Water Conditions: Fair, showing 16 cfs as of 5/13 Fishing Conditions and Hatches: Good-Very Good With the great weather the fishing has picked up, along with the crowds.  Remember when I said there were lots of scuds, well
(More...) (Friday, May 14, 2021)

Upper Owens River Report

by THE TROUT FITTER STAFF / The Trout Fitter
Flow Rates and Water Conditions Water Conditions: Good Flows are  57 cfs as of  5/13 Temperatures have stabilized but the water is still cold and with the snowmelt the water is off color, especially below Hot Creek. Fishing Conditions and Hatches: Fair-Good The water is
(More...) (Friday, May 14, 2021)

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