Learn To Fly Fish Level 1 Truckee River Fishout

  • 07 Oct 2023
  • 7:30 AM
  • 08 Oct 2023
  • 5:00 PM
  • Truckee, CA
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This LTFF Level 1 Truckee River Fish-out on Saturday and Sunday, October 7 and 8, 2023 is offered initially to ONLY those registered 1st year 2023 Learn to Fly Fish (LTFF) students. This fish-out will be limited to a total of 16 students—two groups of 8 students each.  

Description:  This fish-out will be led by Matt Heron who has a very successful Fly Fishing School in the Truckee area.  Each group will have a day-long guided session with Matt’s team, with a 2:1 student to guide ratio.   You will fish either the Little Truckee or the Truckee depending on the best fishing conditions that day.   Your guide will help you understand this popular fly fishing destination,  including access points along the river, as well as various fishing techniques most effective for these waters.  

Cost:  The registration fee will be $370 per person for the full day to cover guide fees and costs for supplied flies, and lunch.  See below for the plan for accomnodations.

Required Gear:  Your standard 5 wt, floating line setup , along with boots/waders, wading staff, sunscreen, hat, water, and sunglasses will work fine.  Studded boots help if you prefer.


4-6 wt rod/reel, and floating line.   9 ft rods are fine, 9 ½ ft and longer help on these waters

Bring a selection of 9 ft leaders across 3x , 4x and 5x

Tippet:  3x-6x….flouro helps

Flies will be supplied and selected based on recent success on the river by your guides.

Meeting Time & Place: We will meet each morning at 7:30 AM (time subject to change earlier, or later based on conditions) at the Truckee River RV Park.  The day will end in mid-afternoon…around 3:30pm.

Accommodations: We will be reserving campsites at a nearby location to be announced.  For those who do not wish to camp, you may want to find lodging in a motel or AirBnB in the Truckee area.

Registration Fee:  The registration fee is $370 per student.  This fee will cover the cost of the guide/clinic fees, groceries for lunches, and supplied flies.

It does not include the cost of transportation, lodging, meals (other than lunch), guide tip, or any other expenses. 

Cancellation Policy:  There are no refunds.  In the event that a student is, for any reason, unable to attend, he/she may resell his slot (rod) to another LTFF member (by first pulling from the waitlist if one exists).  It is the sole responsibility of the student to manage this transaction. 

For more info: Bruce Greenwood ltff.ggacc@gmail.com

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