The Reno Tahoe area is surrounded by water, so there are some great fishing opportunities around.
Pyramid Lake is a desert lake located on a Paiute Indian Reservation about 1/2 hour North of Sparks. It is the end point of the Truckee River and a fishing hot spot.
The Truckee River has several great banks to fish from, with some areas perfect for fly fishing.
Check Reno Fly Shop’s website for a fishing report.
Nevada Department of Wildlife– NDOW is your resource for hunting and fishing, permits and guide to the areas.
The Carson River outside of Markleeville is another scenic and great place to fish.
For mackinaw, trout and other species, check out Lake Tahoe.
Make sure you are properly licensed in the state where you are fishing!
Check out our kids section for updates on fishing spots and derbies.