Truckee River Fishing Report-12-9-19

Truckee River

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Gilligan's Guide Service

by Matt Koles
(775) 351-6665

More rain and snow for the Truckee River.

Not much here in the Hirsch, but some good snow up top. Mainly rain here. Little bump in the flows, big bump down on the lower river. River will level out this week, and it should be a good week for fishing.

Good week last week. In Nevada, the streamer fishing was good. Good in December? Yes, it was relatively warm. Browns are all post spawn and looking for protein. There was a solid inversion layer in the Truckee Meadows, making low light. Kinda like cloud cover. Just a great streamer set up. We pushed some big trouts around. Did we do that in Sept, Oct, November? Not really. Winter and spring is when you tangle with the biggest trout in the river on the lower Truckee River. They will eat nymphs occasionally, but if you want big fish, well, you know.

Good up around here too. Relatively speaking. Remember, it’s winter, when you get a fish to eat, probably a good one. Just gotta to get them to eat.

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