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By Sam Sedillo   A child will never forget the first time he or she goes fly fishing. This truism was evident as Trout Unlimited hosted its third annual Sierra Trout Camp at the University of California Berkeley’s Sagehen Creek Field Station in the Tahoe National Forest on July 11. Twenty boys [ READ MORE... ]
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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... ]
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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... ]
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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... ]
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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... ]
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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... ]
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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... ]
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Location: Central California Type of stream: Freestone Angling methods Fly, Spinning Species: Rainbows and browns Access Easy Season: Late April—mid Nov. Supporting Services: Truckee Short take: Wild bows and a few big browns Handicapped access: None Closest Chapters: Truckee, Feather River In its [ READ MORE... ]
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