Truckee River Fish Report

Truckee River

by Truckee River Outfitters
(775) 853-7368

Winter flows are here. Fish are holding up in deeper pools as most of the runs do not have much water in them. the big fish are there but a stealthy approach is a must. The river is low at 14 cfs through Truckee, 141 cfs at Farad and 175 cfs through Reno. Most anglers fish the lower river this time of year due to weather and flows. In California this is the section below where the Little Truckee flows in down to the state line. In Nevada this basically means just about anywhere. There have been some really big brown trout and rainbows caught over the past couple of weeks, especially in Nevada. Try Nymphs under an indicator on a floating line: Mercers Poxy Back Biot Stone, Tungsten 20 inches, Stealth Pheasant Tails, Mighty-Mite baetis, and Ju-Ju baetis.