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Water thoughts, and fishing epiphanies.

Time to fish!!!!

I’ve heard the fish on the Truckee don’t have high retention rate…. Maybe they aren’t shocking the crap out of fish enough to know. But, we have been hooking the cutest juvenile Rainbows lately. (Not telling where though……) Feels like … Continue reading

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Summer…..

Everyone was thinking we would have high flows all summer. But warm sun has had it’s effect…..The water master is holding back water to maintain lakes full, for the first time in 4+ years. The tribs are down to quiet … Continue reading

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Bring your A game……

About a week or so ago…..the switch flipped. It is no longer the cool cloudy time of year. Though, not hot enough to fry an egg……it is hot enough to warm the water and slow the bite. It is early … Continue reading

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Summers here….

It has been wonderfully cool, and fishy in spite of the bigger flows. I know, I know…..you’ve heard it before…. They can’t quit eating or leave the river! It’s true…. We’ve been touching fin fairly often. They like the temps, … Continue reading

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Big water…..

I lost my winter coat last week……..It is getting warmer every day.  The Spring melt has started in earnest! Flows are big in town at 2500cfs, and really big at 6000 in the canyon. If you care to fish effectively … Continue reading

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Officially Spring!

With the higher flows the Browns are out and around…….and it’s a good time for the me to fish! For those not into early season fishing….I have to wonder why? The fish will be on high alert this Summer when … Continue reading

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Feisty cut bow with serious spots! A Flint fish….. Wild is best!!! Between the wet snowfall, and the rain, and runoff, the river is up. Weather swings from beautiful and warm to chilly and early spring. 3-30-17 We have weather! … Continue reading

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Springish….

One of my favorite things as a mountain dweller, is watching snow melt!                              It’s slightly more action filled than watching paint dry, but more satisfying……because we … Continue reading

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Winter Love….

My question is why not go fish?  Aim for the Bluebird days in between the weather for fishiest windows……..But it’s so nice out, whether you catch or not, it’s wortha trip….

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Season to season…..

There are those who consider fishing in the Summer the only rational time to go out…….    It is actually better in Winter…..not much crowding…..and the fish have let their hair down….so to speak. There are some hazards….I fell this week, … Continue reading

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