Archive for the ‘Nevada’ Category

Lahontan Cuts

The Lahontan Cutthroat trout (Oncorhynchus clarki henshawi) is the stuff of legends. I well remember, as a kid in the early 1950s, reading stories of the monsters that came out of Pyramid Lake. And then in the lat 50s and through the 60s, the population crashed and the legends disappeared from the lake, completely. This […]

The Stonedaddy

Fly tying is the mechanical application of materials to the hook. It can be done by any skilled craftsman, whether that person fishes or not. Fly designing is the process of combining the mechanical skills of fly tying with a knowledge of materials, the physical characteristics and life habits of the fish’s food organisms, the […]

Stonedaddy on the Truckee

In February, while speaking at the Fly Fishing Show in Pleasanton, CA, I had the opportunity to spend a few minutes with Doug Ouellette and discuss the fishing in the lower Truckee River. Doug operates the Truckee River Outfitters: For those who have not fished this river, let me say that it produces some rather sizable […]