Posted on July 28, 2010 by flyfishnevada
I received a private message from a guy who goes by ‘fly addict’ on the Fly Fishing Addicts forums, which I post on from time to time. Mark, his real world name, had seen my blog and he a couple of buddies, all from southern California, were planning a week of camping and fishing in the Bridgeport area and wanted to know if I would like to meet up and fish the East Walker one day. Sounded like fun, so I accepted and we agreed to meet Tuesday morning at the Hays Street Cafe in Bridgeport.
The Miracle Mile.
After meeting Mark, and his buddies, Larry and Tom, and having a hearty breakfast we headed out to the East Walker (more…)
Filed under: On the Water | Tagged: Bridgeport, brown trout, Czech nymph, damsel flies, East Walker River, Hays Street Cafe | 5 Comments »
Posted on July 9, 2010 by flyfishnevada
I originally had grand plans of trekking two plus hours north with my sons to Davis Lake for the damsel hatch, but found out one had grown out of his waders. A trip to Reno to buy new ones made it so I didn’t want to go that way again so soon. I had heard Virgina Lakes was doing well, and with all the options in that drainage, I decided we would make the hour drive there. That is until I found out, as I was packing the night before, that I had misplaced my fins. A thorough search of the garage failed to turn them up. I can almost see them lying on the shore of some lake looking all sad and forlorn as I drove away without them.
Great view of the Bridgeport area from Buckeye Creek Road
So stream fishing it was. As I had little time to plan, I figured we would play it by ear and do a little scouting. I headed south towards Bridgeport. (more…)
Filed under: On the Water | Tagged: Bridgeport, Dynamo Pond, East Walker River, Green Creek, Henry, Owen, Whoa Nelly Deli | 1 Comment »