The Truckee River and Little Truckee River both offer spectacular fly fishing, with the opportunity to catch large, wild trout! Learn more about our local waters, including the Truckee River, its tributaries, and beautiful lakes making up the 4,700 square mile Truckee River Basin.
Fly Fishing Shops
- Trout Creek Outfitters: Truckee-Tahoe's fly fishing hub! This full service fly shop is located in downtown Truckee and offers gear rentals, guided fly fishing trips, and a curated selection of gear to outfit you from head to toe. California fishing licenses sold in-store.
- Mountain Hardware & Sports: This employee-owned sports shop offers a wide selection of outdoor gear and apparel including a well equipped fishing section with California fishing licenses sold in-store.
Stay up to date with Truckee's current water conditions, hatches, suggested flies, and get fishing tips from our local pros.
California Fishing License
Anyone 16 years or older must have a valid fishing license to fish the Truckee River. Resident and non-resident licenses are available, with annual and short-term options.