Around these parts, there are three blue ribbon streams that flow into Nevada and die. The Truckee flows out of Lake Tahoe and ends up in Pyramid Lake. The East Walker flows out of Bridgeport Reservoir and, after mixing with the West Walker, eventually flows into Walker Lake. The East Carson River flows from the mountains around Highway 4 and, after joining the West Carson, goes to die in the Carson Sink near Fallon, Nevada. By the way, the other major river system in Nevada that doesn’t flow to the ocean is the Humboldt. (more…)
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.
After meeting Mark, and his buddies, Larry and Tom, and having a hearty breakfast we headed out to the East Walker (more…)