Entries by Richard A. Lewis

Special Spring Day at Sportsman Park

5-10-17 by Rich Lewis I made a solo trip to Sportsman Park Wednesday May 10th, 2017. I arrived at 11:30 AM. There were several RV’s parked in the lot; yet no one was fishing. The temps were warm-high 70’s/low 80’s, the winds light and the water clarity was very good. Since the water was calm […]

NCFF-Spring 2016

[h3]“Getting Started Again-Thoughts and Reflections on the Upcoming Fishing Season”[/h3] [h5]By R. A. Lewis NCFF member[/h5] Now that the ice is off the local waters we are all thinking about wetting lines again. In between the late winter/spring storms, there just might be some favorable windows of decent weather that will allow us to get […]

NCFF Second Pond-Fly Fishing Area

[frame style=”modern” image_path=”http://nevadaflyfish.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/ponds.jpg” link_to_page=”” target=”” description=”” float=”left” lightbox=”http://nevadaflyfish.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/ponds.jpg” lightbox_group=”1″ size=”three_col_large”] [h3]Tonopah’s Sportsman Park ponds complex -The South Pond or the “2nd Pond” is shown to the right in image .[/h3]     [frame style=”modern” image_path=”http://nevadaflyfish.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/pond2.jpg” link_to_page=”” target=”” description=”” float=”left” lightbox=”http://nevadaflyfish.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/pond2.jpg” lightbox_group=”1″ size=”three_col_large”] In early 2015 NCFF petitioned the Tonopah City Manager and the local Rotary Club […]

NCFF-Hot Fly Report for Spring 2016 by Rich Lewis

Here are a few flies that have been developed and fished to great success all over the globe. Try them in our local waters; as they work great! If you want to tie them yourselves, these are easy to search up on the internet. Try a google search for the written pattern instructions. Also-even better-search […]

NCFF Field Report-by Rich Lewis

A few weeks ago, Bob Perchetti, his Grandson Gabe (NCFF’s youngest member at 11 Years Old), Mark Madsen and myself headed out to fly fish after a breakfast at the Station House. It was a cold blustery spring day in Round Mountain. When we arrived at Hadley Pond, we were only anglers on their. It […]

NCFF Meeting Notes Feb. 18th, 2015

Location: Tonopah Brewing Company. Thanks goes out to our host, Master Brewer and fellow club member Lance Jergensen. The Club held a general membership meeting which was headed up by Mark Madsen. Mark covered club business and then did a presentation on “Winter Fishing” tips and tricks. 10 members were on hand including two new […]

NCFF October Meeting Notes

  [h4]We had our second general club meeting Wednesday night at the new Tonopah Brewing Co.[/h4] Our newest member, Lance Jergensen, just happens to be the brew-master at the Tonopah Brewing Co. Lance invited NCFF to use the place as the “NCFF Club House”. He is a gracious host indeed. Lance is also an accomplished […]

Three Part Gear Series! Rod, Reel & Line Choices for Fly Fishing Central Nevada

  [h4]Part One – Choosing Your Rods[/h4] [frame style=”modern” image_path=”http://nevadaflyfish.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/scenery_rl.jpg” link_to_page=”” target=”” description=”” float=”left” lightbox=”” lightbox_group=”” size=”portrait_thumb”] The Central Nevada region covers vast tracts of high desert lands. The elevations of our fishing spots can range from 3000 feet all the way up to 10,000 feet. Throughout this arena are waters holding a surprising variety […]