Truckee River Lake Tahoe Fly Fishing Clinics

Fast Facts

    Cost: $425 for one or two people (3% service charge)
    Season: Year Round
    Duration: Half Day
    Location: Truckee River

On the Water Clinics

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Along with offering a wide range of classes and guide trips, MHFF also specializes in customized, on the water clinics which cover a large variety of fly fishing topics. Clinics are great for everyone, from the families wanting to get their hands wet in a new sport, to large company outings wanting to do a unique group activity. Clinics typically take place on the Truckee River, near the town of Truckee.

During a typical clinic, you will learn skills such as:

  • Basic casting, including roll casting, false casting, and shooting line
  • The most effective techniques for presenting, dry flies, nymphs, and streamers to the pickiest of trout
  • Reading the water and figuring out where trout live, and why they’re there
  • River safety and etiquette
  • Streamside entomology with live bugs
  • Rigging your rod and useful knots
  • How to ethically fight, land, photograph, and release fish

What’s Included All gear including rods, waders, flies, ect.

What’s Not Included Although this not a guided fishing trip, a CA fishing license is required. A single day license, approx. $19/pp and 3% service charge.

We strongly recommend buying AND printing your CA license HERE ahead of time.

Where to Meet- With few exceptions, we meet at the Truckee River RV Park, about 8 min. east of Truckee off Rt. 80. Click here for directions. 

What to Bring Hat, polarized sun glasses, sun screen, camera and lots of questions!!!

Special Note

Keep in mind that clinics are tailored to you, what you want to learn, and to fit your schedule! Any of the topics you see on above can be mixed and matched to accomplish your goals a fly fisher.