The Lost Sierra is located an hour north of the town of Truckee encompassing the south east portion of Plumas National Forest. Jon will share his long time experience in both fishing and guiding the Lost Sierra, as well as being a local living in the area from 1996 to 2013. The Tour will cover Access areas - Rigging - Leader Formulas - Fly Recommendations - Local Inside Knowledge. Leaders, tippets, lunch, drinks, and handouts included. This tour is open to all experience levels for anglers wanting to learn more about the creeks of the Lost Sierra. 4 different creeks (Jamison, Little Jamison, Frazier, Gray Eagle) will be explored, and two separate fishing sessions on Jamsion, and Frazier creeks. The Lost Sierra's terrain is moderate to heavy at times with loose cobblestones, rocky terrain, and slippery conditions. Participating anglers should be acclimated to river conditions, hiking, being stable, and experienced when wading, while covering water, runs, and riffles. Participants are required to drive their own vehicle during the auto tour portion of the event.
Fishing Instruction/Workshop Notes: Exploring the Lost Sierra - Leader Formulas - Fly Recommendations - Access Areas - Local Inside Knowledge. Leaders, tippets, lunch, drinks, and handouts included.
Rod Wt(s): 0 to 3wt. 7 to 9 ft. A lighter weight rod will help you enjoy and feel small wild trout.
Lines: Floating WF
Leader: 7.5 ft 5x tapered.
Other: Personal vest with basic equipment so each angler can be self-sufficient while on the water while fishing.
Flies not included, recommended patterns below -
Patterns: Psycho Prince 16-18, Copper Johns 14-18 (red, copper, black, olive) Flashback Pheasant Tail 14-18, Parachute Adams 12-18, E/C Caddis 12-18 (tan, gray, brown, olive), Stimulators (yellow) 10-14, Ants #12-16, Humpys (yellow, red, orange, black, purple) 12-16
Other gear:Waders, Boots, Wading Staff, Rain Jacket, Polarized sunglasses/Hat, Sunscreen, Camera.
Plan for that day’s weather: Spring storms and cold weather, to mild overcast or hot sunny days. Bring a chair for lunch.
Participating anglers must posses a 2020 fishing license on the day of the event!
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