Flows have come up. Around 850 here in the Hirsh

Truckee River

by Matt Koles
(775) 351-6665

Very much needed rain and snow for the Truckee River. Heavy rain and snow this week and last. That really puts some money in the bank for us come summer. 

Flows have come up. Around 850 here in the Hirsh. Higher as you go downriver towards Reno. Clarity is good. Thursday will probably put some color to the river, as it’s suppose to rain pretty hard. Should stay good to go though.

Springs always a weird time. It’s hard finding the smaller fish, so the fish you get, are usually on the bigger side. Good news now, the rainbows are back on the feed after post spawn. Remember, break the river down into a smaller river. Trouts can’t fight the fast current. They will be close in, in any softer type water. Go bigger with your nymphs, go bigger with your streamers. If you wade in deep, well, you probably spooked any fish that was there.

I started a new Instagram account, Truckee River Fly Fishing-Gilligan’s Guide Service, since my last one got hacked. Kinda not excited about social media anymore. Also, I do have a few spots for Saturdays Tight Line Clinic.

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