Truckee River

Tip of the week 

Yeah for rain. The river responded with great fishing and about 50 CFS. Flows are still low. Fish are still stressed and grouped up in pools and highly oxygenated water for survival. If you do fish, fish early or late and practice quick catch and release.
Try a smaller stonefly, San Juan or October caddis to attract attention followed by a Birds Nest or midge. Also, try streamers in olive, natural or baby trout patterns to entice a big brown. Days are getting shorter and nights cooler...the Truckee might just make it but a few more storms and a solid winter would help.

Seven-day forecast 

Fishing should continue to get better with cooler weather and increased flows. Fish early or in the evening. Try downtown too. Hope for more rain. Give your fellow angler plenty of room and handle fish as little as possible or try a stillwater as Davis is on or maybe try a backcountry lake like Milton...Pyramid season starts Wednesday so the river will get a bit of a break?

Must Have Flies 
Quasimodo Pheasant Tail Pheasant 14-16 Buy from
TH Zebra Midge Red or Black 16-20 Buy from
Blue Wing Olive Parachute BWO 16-18 Buy from
Bubba's NBK Sculpin Green/Nat 6-10 Buy from
Hare's Ear Nymph Black/Red 14-18 Buy from
Hawkins Triple Double Rainbow 2-6 Buy from
Orvis Reno

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