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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Truckee River Clinics May 10th & 24th and June 14th

My partner Matt "Gilligan" Koles and I have three Truckee River clinics scheduled for May & June 2014.  The May clinics are going to be held on the 10th. & 24th. The June clinic will be held on the 14th.  For all the clinics we will meet at 9am under the Hirschdale bridge.  Our clinics have been absolutly outstanding!  Come and join us for the most comprehensive river clinics available.
Check the "CLINICS" page at www.truckeeriverflyfishing.com for more info.
 Give us a call at. (775) 722-2267.

Friday, March 28, 2014


Check out this BIG PILOT PEAK CUTTHROAT caught by Art T. on a guide trip today at Pyramid Lake. The fish took a #6 49er. The lake is still producing trophy fish and should only get better as the water warms a bit. Call now for a quality trip. (775) 722-2267

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Pyramid Rocks! CLINIC on March 22nd!

Last monday March 10th I had the pleasure to guide some excellent anglers. Terry Thomas, Sam Dasher, and Jim Bare, all from Fishwest Fly Shop in Sacramento.  These guys fish all over the world and are have seen it all!
The wind was hammering hard! We started at Popcorn in the morning for a few hours with 2 fish, we saw only two others caught. We then went to the North Nets where the wind was blowing very hard creating gnarly waves that came crashing in violently the beach. Although we had ladders we were no match for  the raw power of Pyramid Lake. We spent about an hour there getting 3 fish and getting blasted by the heavy waves.  an angler down the beach got knocked over and ended up very wet. Because of this pummeling we decided to head north, we found a nice secluded beach with nobody there. After just a few minutes Terry hooked up, this was the start of an EPIC session of hooking fish! These guys proceeded to get fish after fish after fish! They had triples one time and several double hook ups! They got most of them on #6 copper/black & #6 red/gold (49er pattern), Jim also tried the Original Popcorn Beetle & Midnight Cowboy with great success. What a day! Great guys, great fishing!
NEXT CLINIC is March 22nd.!  Call for a spot!  (775) 722-2267.

   email : calvadaflyfishing@sbcglobal.net

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Pyramid Lake / Truckee River Both very good!

Both Pyramid Lake and the Truckee River are fishing well. The recent storms have been dictating the action. On Pyramid look for the NE winds! The River has been very good after the water clears and drops from the recent storms.  Keep your eyes on the current conditions for the best opportunities.
Matt "Gilligan" Koles and I held an excellent Pyramid clinic on March 1st. We will have a video out soon. We are having another Pyramid Clinic on March 22nd.

                                                               Truckee River   2/26/14                                                                        

                                                               Truckee  River  2/26/14

                                                               Truckee  River 2/26/14

                                               Matt "Gilligan" Koles  Pyramid Clinic  3/1/14

Pyramid  Clinic  3/1/14

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Truckee River & Pyramid Lake Fishing Report 2/18/14

Feb. 18, 2014
Truckee River:
The water flows are around 320 cfs at Reno right now which is great!  Both the California and Nevada sides are fishing well. Some outstanding rainbow and browns have been caught this week. Most fish are holding in the smoother slow water some fish are still in the quicker seams. On the Nevada side , the dry fly opportunities have been very good with the baetis hatches improving daily. Look for the overcast days for the best dry fly fishing. A #16 CDC  in “natural”(greyish/brown) color has been a good one. Nymphing with baetis is very good but when they are rising it is wise to go dry!
Pyramid Lake:
Pyramid has given up 3 fish this week over 20lbs. that I know of.  A 21lbr. last Saturday at Popcorn, a 21 lbr. yesterday on a “Popcorn Beetle” at North Nets, and a 23lbr. today at North Nets. A couple of nice 14 and 15 pounders were caught this week on #10Red Copper Johns. Pyramid can be tough most of the time but when you “strike it rich” it is well worth the time and effort.  Lots of skunks and some absolute trophies! The fish are still  up and down and in and out of the shoreline beaches.  Pick your favorite spot and fish! You never know!

Saturday, February 8, 2014

Pyramid Lake Nevada

Pyramid Lake continues to produce some incredible fish! 
This picture is of a recent guide trip with Kris K. from Montana. This is the time to get after it!
My partner Matt "Gilligan" Koles (Gilligan"s Guide Service) and I  are holding two clinics in March. The first one will be on March 1st and the second will be held on March 22nd . We will cover rods, reels, lines, and fly patterns. We will also cover fishing techniques and retrieves with shooting head and floating lines. Along with all this we will also talk about what beaches to fish in different weather situations.  The cost for the clinic is $200.00
If you would like a spot please send a check made payable to me "Doug Ouellette" and mail to:

Doug Ouellette
545 Harbin Ln.
Reno, Nv. 89509
These clinics are already starting to book up so don't wait !

 (775) 722-2267.  Thanks, Doug O.

Kris K. & Doug O. 

Matt "Gilligan" Koles

Thursday, December 26, 2013


Are you kidding ?  Another "SILVER BULLET" from Pyramid Lake !  This BIG fish was stuck today on an "original popcorn beetle" by Dave Helseth on a guide trip.  Dave did an outstanding job fighting this rocket !   Call now for a shot at one of these trophies !  (775) 722-2267