Spilling out of Lake Tahoe, the Truckee river meanders through the town of Truckee and winds through the Sierras before terminating into Pyramid Lake. With a healthy population of wild rainbow and brown trout, incredible scenery and easy access, the Truckee river is a true gem of the West.
Target Species: Wild rainbow, brown trout, and mountain whitefish.
River Type: Freestone, Pocket water
Closest Town: Truckee, CA
Closest Fly Shops: Mountain Hardware and Sports, Truckee, CA Reno Fly Shop, Reno, NV
River Regulations & Closures: Open year round below the town of Truckee to the Nevada stateine. Open year round in Nevada.
Hazards: Challenging wading in most places.