Aug 21, 2014 NCFF Meeting – RA Lewis

 

Thankfully CJ was able to get the projector to work with her laptop. Whew. Always good to have a smooth presentation for an occasion like this. Now mind you, I’d be just as happy to have a future club meeting “Tailgate” style and you pick the fishing hole! It was good to meet so many new faces. A familiar face-Bob Perchetti, brought his Grandson Gabe. Gabe, whom I have fished with before, is NCFF’s youngest member. We now ...

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“Can You Really Fly Fish in Central Nevada? Nothing says “Road Trip” like a day fly fishing in Central Nevada”

By Rich Lewis
NCFF Charter Member

Nevada has big water. Nevada’s prominent lakes are Lake Tahoe to the north and Lake Mead to the South. Smack dab between these two gems is Central Nevada.

There is zero big water in Central Nevada. Instead you’ll find a diverse smattering of smaller locations in which to pursue trout, bass and other species. The Central Nevada fishery includes ponds, ditches, reservoirs, creeks, alpine lakes and a few small rivers.

For those willing to seek-out Central Nevada’s ...

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Fishing Gear For Central Nevada Anglers – By R. Lewis – Nye County Fly Fishers

Fly Fishing Central Nevada – Direct Gear

  1. Rod
  2. Reel
  3. Fly Line
  4. Fly Leaders
  5. Fly assortment
  6. Line Accessories (Weights &Floats)

Indirect Fishing Gear

  • Wading Staff
  • Fanny Pack Water Bottle Storage
  • Small Back Pack
  • Camera
  • Landing Net
  • Stringer
  • Forceps with Hook eye Needle
  • Magnifier
  • Fly Floatant
  • Snack
  • Ice Chest

Selection Fly Rod, Reel and Line Weight for central Nevada Angling

  1. Since most streams, ditches and stocked ponds & lakes have trout in the 10-13 inch class, a 4 wt. Rig is ideal. A 4 Wt. has enough power to land this size fish.
  • A weight forward 4 WT floating line and 3 / ...
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Safety First- Fly Fishing Remote Central Nevada – By R. Lewis – Nye County Fly Fishers

Fly Fishing remote frontier destinations is serious fun – Safety First

Be Prepared & and tell at least one person where you are going and when you expect to return
  1. Gas Up
  2. Cell Phone/Ham radio/CB
  3. Maps of area and/or GPS
  4. Water
  5. First aid Kit
  6. Firearm/Knife
  7. Food/Beverage
  8. Proper Clothing For Location and Season

Personal Clothing Items

Performance fabrics are blends of synthetic fibers that repel, wick-away and allow moisture to evaporate quickly. These lightweight advanced garments also block UV and even contain insect repellents.

  • Shirt:Long sleeved shirt with ample pockets , or LS ...
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