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About Bigflyguideservice

Full time fly fishing guide on the Truckee River and other California state waters. Smaller stream techniques as well as switch rod instruction. 40 years experience fly fishing. Catch and release only.

Fall!!

We have color……and fish. It is definitely Fall!! Advertisements

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Truckee time….

So, that’s a wrap on Summer! Most every night will be chillier, and days too. Hasn’t frozen yet at this elevation, but bring a light jacket for a dawn attack. And it’s nearing the time for a non-leaking pair of … Continue reading

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Nearer the end…….

Summer is starting to fade…….nights are getting cooler. This evening it will drop to 37 deg. Soon we will get near freezing at night, and a few clouds, then it will be GAME ON again. Days are still around 80+deg. … Continue reading

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Hey you fishers!!! Hope you are getting after them….. Flows are nice for the moment, at 300cfs in town, 600 down below. (And cooler too.) Temps are still OK but slowly coming up. Mid-day can be a challenge, flinging a … Continue reading

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They are still in there…….

Getting a little harder to meet a fish……but still turning both browns (in softer water) and Bows (in bubbles). Many rods have been waving over the river. Fish are hip to our trip……. The flows have come down to Summer … Continue reading

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Getting REAL NICE!

OK…….so…… we have flows at perfect temps, and volume 517cfs. We have perfect weather. We have GREEN DRAKES…… We have big fish eating on top! The only issue…..is we are up to our wader tops in floggers. People sometimes don’t … Continue reading

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SUMMER!!!!!

Howdy all!! Summer is in full swing. Flows are slowly dropping to fishier levels…..a little less sawtooth (Daily increase and decrease) in the flows currently at 1050 cfs……The temp is hovering around 52 deg. Water clarity is clear/blue. There is … Continue reading

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Flows are in a saw tooth pattern right now. Lowest at dawn and then rising as snow melts in the sun. Speaking of sun…..it went sunny about four days ago. I miss the clouds of spring. It just got harder…….. … Continue reading

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The melt is almost over…..

Flows have peaked for the season I think, steady at 1400cfs right now. Coming down a little everyday. We may still get a rise in flows, but only for a day as storms effect us. Mostly it is game on … Continue reading

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