Trout fishing at Eagle Valley Reservoir this past week has been unbelievable

Eagle Valley Reservoir - Pioche, NV (Lincoln County)

by Nevada Department of Wildlife

Trout fishing this past week has been unbelievable, according to Ranger Ben Johnson. One angler landed an 18.5-inch rainbow on a spinner. The fish pushed the four-pound mark. Another angler caught and released 147 fish between Friday and Saturday, also on a spinner. Fly-fishermen have also found good action while casting green Hare's Ear nymphs and Woolly Buggers. The annual $50,000 tagged fish contest sponsored by Eagle Valley Resort is scheduled for May 4 and 5. Tagged fish are in both Eagle Valley and Echo Canyon reservoirs. For more information contact the resort at (775) 962-5293.

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