Monthly Archives: May 2012

Memorial day weekend.

A typical Sierra start to the Summer. Snowed about four inches last night. Of course it didn’t stick, ground’s too warm…. Still, it is an adventure for folks who book a trip. But, since the fish can’t leave the water, … Continue reading

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The edge…….

As a guide, I try to give advance notice about fishing opportunities. Trying to provide the edge you need to catch fish on the Truckee. Mentioned the Carpenter Ant emergence in a post about three weeks early. (But I thought … Continue reading

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Truckee – May

Summer is here! (To fish, and me, a calendar is irrelevant. It is what it is.) It is warm up on the hill. (Bring sun screen, and don’t forget to drink–water!) Water is at about 60 deg, air temp 70s. … Continue reading

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The itch….

I’m sliding into my 39th year at this fly fishing thing. Have told folks several times, that I could quit any time. This statement is often received with a doubtful look. Who knows how or why it happens, but some … Continue reading

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The curve….

I don’t grade on a curve, but the fish do…. We see a very consistent learning curve here. On the flat part of the curve, maybe, a whole season with no fish. (Sure there were some grabs….) As the curve … Continue reading

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May 1st….

Have decided to occupy the Truckee River today! Trout fishermen unite!!! Just give me some room to cast…… Man, it is nice out…… Waited six months for this! Flows are slightly high, but very fishable. Green clear AM/mid morning, about … Continue reading

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