The Truckee River is Flowing High Right Now, Especially in the Glenshire Area

Truckee River

by Mountain Hardware & Sports
(530) 587–4844

The Truckee River is flowing high right now, especially in the Glenshire area. Anglers should not wade and stay out of the water as best they can due to the higher flows. Streamer fishing is doing well. Anglers streamer fishing should fish the edges of the river in the slower water. Anglers euro nymphing or indicator nymphing should try hares ears, golden stones, san juan worms, and large pheasant tail size 14. Some other current bug recommendations for the Truckee are Pats Rubber Legs, Hares Ear Size 14, Pheasant Tail Size 14, Small Crawdads, and any size 10 streamer. 

FLOWS: Tahoe City 535 CFS, Glenshire 640 CFS, Farad Exit 860 CFS

Flies/Bugs:Hares Ear Size 14, Pats Rubber Legs, Small Crawdads, Golden Stones, San Juan Worms, Pheasant Tails
Gear:  9′ 5-8wt rod with 9′-12′ 5x leader

Mountain Hardware Reports
for Friday, May 14th, 2021

Donner Lake: Recently Stocked And is Fishing Great
Boca Reservoir: Good Bite For Rainbow & Kokanee Right Now
Stampede Reservoir: Will Be Stocked This Week
Prosser Reservoir: Bass Bite is Picking Up
Jackson Meadows Reservoir: Road Should Be Opening Soon
Truckee River: Great Spring Flows
Little Truckee River: Fishing Best With Small Flies