Fish Sniffer Magazine Volume 41 Issue 18 - Page 15

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VOL . 41 • ISS . 18

FRESHWATER

November 11 , 2022
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John Johnson of Spalding with a 3 lb 8 oz rainbow caught trolling Jay Fair flies at Eagle Lake .
Photo courtesy of Tim Noxon , Fish Traveler Guide Service
FRESHWATER REPORTS :
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and 7 between 1 and 2 pounds . “ We caught the fish trolling in the main body with Speedy Shiners ,” Dunham explained . The Pardee Marina will remain open every day from 9 a . m . to 4 p . m . . with boat rentals and items to meet all of your fishing and camping needs through the end of the season .
- Dan Bacher
PYRAMID LAKE / TRUCKEE RIVER
Fly Fishermen Experience Superb Lahontan Cutthroat Fishing
RENO - The fishing at Pyramid Lake has been nothing short of fantastic since the season opener on October 1st . Anglers have been having success catching Lahontan Cutthroat Trout after locating schools of Tui Chub minnows . These bait balls congregate near points and other structure around the lake . Some of the most exciting fishing takes place at this time as you can cast a streamer into a school of Tui Chub being actively ambushed by large cutthroat trout . Streamers are the best option at this time since the fish are chasing schools of Tui Chub at a rapid pace . One of the more popular and effective techniques this year has been a vertical presentation using a heavily weighted fly or jig on a heavy sinking line . Baitfish patterns like the Reno Fly Shop Super Jig weigh 1 / 4 ounce and get down quickly . This new fly is available exclusively at the Reno Fly Shop and is available in 3 color combinations . With a change in weather expected

LAKE PARDEE RESERVOIR

NorCal Foothill ’ s # 1 Trout & Bass Lake

Now Planting Huge Trout ! “ Closed Nov . 6th-Feb . 15 , 2023 ”

Vince Borges , of Vince Borges Outdoors , holds up a healthy striper that he caught on the delta . The fall striper bite is definitely picking up and should continue to get better .
Photo Courtesy of Vince Borges Outdoors this weekend , we anticipate water temperatures to drop and wind speed increase . Lahontan Cutthroat have been located throughout the water column at a depth ranging from 0-50 feet as they follow Tui Chub schools . Many people have found success by using a fish finder to identify depth and locate trout and bait balls . Deeper castable sonar units are now available at the Reno Fly Shop in-store and online . Shore fishing has been slow but still possible in the early and late part of the day . Following the weather pattern change ,

Scotts

Flat it is possible trout to begin moving shallower and closer to shore . Flies we Suggest : Super Jig , Tui Chub , Perch Fry , Mopcorn Beetle , Balanced Leech , Barely Legal , Sparkle Minnow , Belly Ache Minnow . Fly Fishing on the Truckee River has continued to be productive with almost ideal river flows for this time of year . With cooler nights on the top end of the river , water temperatures have come into an ideal range and set the stage for really good fall fishing . As the water has cooled , bug activity and food sources have changed a bit . A majority of the fish being caught

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