Season 1, Episode 20

#020 - Part 1 – The Little Truckee River – Reno Fly Shop Guide Mike Anderson

Episode Show Notes

Published December 11th, 2017


On Part One of this episode of the Barbless Podcast, Chad Alderson heads to Truckee for the first annual Truckee Fly Fishing Festival.

First Chad meets with Matt Heron (from episode 5) to talk about the different events and logistics of the festival. The event includes the film festival benefitting the Reno/Tahoe region of Cast Hope.

Later, Chad interviews Mike Anderson of the Reno Fly Shop on the water. Mike is an expert on Pyramid Lake and Truckee River, and goes in depth on the different types of fish and fishing strategies on the Nevada side of the Truckee through Pyramid Lake. Tune in to hear how many fishing rods Mike carries with him, where the rowdiest stretches of the Truckee River are, what types of flies Mike is using at the moment, and strategies for fishing the unique Pyramid Lake.

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