California's historic drought, now in its third year, is causing massive habitat loss for trout and salmon. In the Lake Tahoe region, TU is doing whatever it takes to save local trout streams.
By David Lass
It was only a matter of time before something terrible happened.
California is in the grip... [ READ MORE... ]
Steven Kerrick in full field dress, Truckee River headwaters.
By Steven Kerrick
For many, the backcountry calls up images of fine, uncrowded fishing in incredibly scenic places. But the term also suggests some remote, inaccessible place you have to hike multiple days or take a float plane to get... [ READ MORE... ]
The Wild Trout section of the Truckee River offers trophy browns and 'bows -- and plenty of skunk days.
By Dave Lass
“I got skunked.”
This is a common refrain from those fishing the Wild Trout section of the Truckee River between the Town of Truckee and the California-Nevada border.
Believe me,... [ READ MORE... ]
Mikey Wier hoists a hefty brown from the "New Zealand" reach of the Truckee River.
By Dave Lass
Sixty-three tributaries enter Lake Tahoe and only one flows out - the Truckee River. As the Truckee exits the largest alpine lake in the country, it takes on a much different character.
The first 1,000... [ READ MORE... ]
By Dave Lass
It’s hard to imagine that a major river in the western United States, flowing next to an interstate highway for much of its length, and sporting an amazing population of trophy-class wild trout, would fly under the radar for many anglers.
But so it goes for the Truckee River.
I’ve... [ READ MORE... ]
There was suprisingly little debris for such a busy area. We picked up what we could find and that amounted to about 4 full size garbage bags.
The pick of the day was a large warning buoy that we winched back up the hill with two pickup trucks.
I would like to thank those that made it, as well... [ READ MORE... ]
Hey everyone! Join the Sagebrush chapter of Trout Unlimited in their efforts to clean up the Hunter Creek Trail Head. The cleanig will start at 9:00am and be followed by a BBQ lunch for all who participate.
Hunter Creek is a popular recreation spot for the Reno area, so lets keep it clean for all... [ READ MORE... ]
Join us again for the 3rd annual Sierra Trout Camp hosted with Ralph and Lisa Cutter!
Where: Sagehen Creek reasearch station, just north of Truckee, CA
When: June 21st-22nd, 2014
Who: This camp is designed for students ages 9-11
What: Sierra Trout camp is a kids camp created to teach kids ages 9-11... [ READ MORE... ]
Location: Central California
Type of stream: Freestone
Angling methods Fly, Spinning
Species: Rainbows and browns
Season: Late April—mid Nov. Supporting
Short take: Wild bows and a few big browns
Handicapped access: None
Closest Chapters: Truckee, Feather River
In its... [ READ MORE... ]