Truckee River, Nevada

The Truckee River

The Truckee River is a tail water, but flows like a freestone stream. The River flows 120 miles from East Lake Tahoe to Pyramid Lake in Nevada. The California side will often fish completely different than the Nevada side of the river. The Cali side generally offers a larger population of fish but smaller in size. The Nevada side generally has a smaller population with larger fish. Species of fish include Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout, Cutthroat Trout, Mountain Whitefish, and Carp (Nevada).

  • Diverse Fish Species: The Truckee River is home to rainbow trout, brown trout, and the occasional Lahontan cutthroat trout.

  • Scenic Beauty: The river winds through beautiful canyons, lush meadows, and urban landscapes, providing a scenic backdrop for your fishing adventure.

  • Accessible Fishing: With numerous access points along its course, the Truckee River is convenient for both local and visiting anglers.

Flowing from Lake Tahoe through Reno and into Pyramid Lake, the Truckee River is a dynamic and diverse fishery. It offers anglers a chance to catch wild trout in a picturesque river setting.