Fish in the Tahoe area include Mackinaw (Lake) Trout, Rainbow Trout, Lahontan Cutthroat Trout, Kokanee Salmon, Brown Trout, Brook Trout and in some areas like the Tahoe Keys you will find Bass and Catfish. Whether you are seeking a relaxing day of flyfishing beside the river or a day on Lake Tahoe's deep waters, there is no shortage of possibilities. Fishing on Lake Tahoe is best from a large chartered boat.
Fly Fishing at Sawmill Lake
Sawmill Lake is a secluded 10-acre reservoir in a Ponderosa Pine forest, stocked with rainbow trout. Catch-and-release flyfishing is permitted. This is a good learning lake and great for children..
Fishing at Sawmill Lake is limited to 4 rods at a time and reservations are required. Reserve a day of fishing by phone or email. A California Fishing License is required.
Full day and half day rates are available. There is a guide on-site daily to provide helpful hints. Call 530-582-5393 for reservations and more information.
Four Seasons Fly Fishing Guides offers guided trips to the Truckee and Little Truckee River, as well as a Boca and Prosser Reservoirs. Fly fishing is available from the end of April through mid-November, weather and conditions permitting. Top-water, nymphing, and streamer techniques are used, depending on conditions. Guides will practice catch and release fly fishing. For rates and availability, please call 530-386-0525
Escape to Lake Tahoe this 4th of July weekend and enjoy gorgeous weather, a small town parade, fireworks over the water and enticing discounts!
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This not-to-be-missed event happens every Thursday throughout the summer, in historic downtown Truckee.