Spring is here, kinda

Truckee River

by Matt Koles
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Spring is here, kinda. Still snowing though. That’s Spring in the mountains. Few nice days, then some snow, then mainly wind.

I can say however, the fishing is good, and my favorite time to fish is Spring on the Truckee River.

Welp, we have a lot of snow up top now and eventually that snow is going to melt. We’re kinda pre-runoff right now. The river will get big at some point. Usually that’s when it stops freezing so hard at night. Couple weeks, we’ll see those flows come up.

Now if you’re in the know, big flows are some of the best times to fish the Truckee River. If anyone has trips booked with me this Spring, you’re stoked. I’ll show you the ways young Jedi’s.

Right now the streamer bite is good East of Reno on the lower Truckee River in Nevada. Flows are up down there so think big. Nymph big, if you’re nymphing. Egg bite is on through Reno. Mainly skwalas, and dark mayflies up here in Hirschdale. I haven’t seen any rainbow redds up here in Ca yet. Always be cool this time of year wading through tail outs and such.

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