Best Fly-Fishing in Nevada

This list represents the most popular fly-fishing in Nevada. Use this list to plan your next Nevada fly-fishing trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

  • #1 Truckee River, CA & NV

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    Verdi, NV

    The Truckee, the largest of the three major rivers in the Reno area, provides year-round fly fishing. Easy access, beautiful canyon scenery, and fiesty wild trout earn the Truckee an easy 8 on ...
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    The Truckee, the largest of the three major rivers in the Reno area, provides year-round fly fishing. Easy access, beautiful ...

  • #2 Walker River, East Fork

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    Gardnerville, NV

    Easily accessible as it flows alongside the Highway, this section offers serious nymph and streamer anglers opportunities to catch trophy rainbow or brown trout, especially if you avoid the weekend ...
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    Easily accessible as it flows alongside the Highway, this section offers serious nymph and streamer anglers opportunities ...

  • #3 Hobart Creek Reservoir

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    Carson City, NV

    This is probably the best place in the Carson City area to take children or beginning fly anglers and get them into fishing. If you want a fun and beautiful place to spend the day, try Hobart. ...
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    This is probably the best place in the Carson City area to take children or beginning fly anglers and get them into fishing. ...

  • #4 Illipah Reservoir, Comins Lake, & Cave Lake

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    Ely, NV

    While the town of Ely, in eastern Nevada, is best known for its elk herd and incredibly cold temperatures during the winter months, the area offers some exceptional fly fishing opportunities. ...
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    While the town of Ely, in eastern Nevada, is best known for its elk herd and incredibly cold temperatures during the winter ...

  • #5 Mason Valley Wildlife Management Area

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    Yerington, NV

    Whether you’re after bass or trout, the Mason Valley Wildlife Management Area offers a top-rated opportunity to catch sizable fish with a fly rod. Located just outside Yerington, Nevada, this ...
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    Whether you’re after bass or trout, the Mason Valley Wildlife Management Area offers a top-rated opportunity to catch sizable ...

  • #6 Ruby Lake

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    Shantytown, NV

    If you choose not to sample the excellent fly fishing at the Ruby marshes, the natural beauty of the place is reason enough to make the trip. This wonderful wetlands is populated with deer, eagles, ...
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    If you choose not to sample the excellent fly fishing at the Ruby marshes, the natural beauty of the place is reason enough ...

  • #7 Pyramid Lake

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    Nixon, NV

    What angler worth his or her salt has not heard of the ladder fishermen of Pyramid Lake and the trophy-sized cutthroats they cast to? This is the world’s best trophy cutthroat fishery. Many also ...
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    What angler worth his or her salt has not heard of the ladder fishermen of Pyramid Lake and the trophy-sized cutthroats they ...

  • #8 South Fork Reservoir

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    Elko, NV

    South Fork Reservoir deserves a spot on every fly angler’s “must fish” list of Nevada still waters. As of this writing, it’s Nevada’s newest trout fishing reservoir. A little history will help ...
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    South Fork Reservoir deserves a spot on every fly angler’s “must fish” list of Nevada still waters. As of this writing, it’s ...

  • #9 Sheep Creek Reservoir

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    Owyhee, NV

    How often do you have the opportunity to fish a water that gave its name to one of the most productive still water fly patterns in the West? If you take secondary State Route 11 southwest out ...
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    How often do you have the opportunity to fish a water that gave its name to one of the most productive still water fly patterns ...

  • #10 Wild Horse & Wilson Reservoirs

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    Owyhee, NV

    Wild Horse Reservoir has long been a favorite of anglers who have learned to appreciate fly fishing high desert still waters. Once you’re in the far north central part of Nevada, the fishing ...
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    Wild Horse Reservoir has long been a favorite of anglers who have learned to appreciate fly fishing high desert still waters. ...

  • #11 Crittenden Reservoir

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    Montello, NV

    Crittenden possesses clear, relatively shallow water (only 30' deep or so, at the southeast corner by the dam), abundant insect life, and football-shaped trout of which fly fishing dreams are ...
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    Crittenden possesses clear, relatively shallow water (only 30' deep or so, at the southeast corner by the dam), abundant ...

  • #12 Denio Junction Area (Blue Lakes, Onion Valley Reservoir, and Knott Creek Reservoir)

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    Denio Junction, NV

    For still water fly fishers, the Denio Junction area of northern Nevada ranks just this side of heaven. Four scenic reservoirs, Big Spring, Knott Creek, Onion Valley, and Blue Lakes, are located ...
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    For still water fly fishers, the Denio Junction area of northern Nevada ranks just this side of heaven. Four scenic reservoirs, ...