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High Water Tactics Clinic

Saturday, April 21, 2018, 8:00 AM until 4:00 PM
Glenshire Bridge on the Truckee River

Jon Baiocchi
Sponsored Workshop
Registration is required
Fee is $150 per person in ADVANCE. Cancellations may be refunded IF your spot is taken by another angler. Minimum of 4 anglers, Maximum of 6. Pay Baiocchi Troutfitters DIRECTLY.
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Members pay for their own charges

Workshop Site:  

Truckee River Date(s): 

April 21st Fees:     


Workshop Instructor: 

Jon Baiocchi Phone: 

530.228.0487 Email:

Meeting Time: 8am
Workshop Ends: 4pm

Meeting Location:                    

Fornicating Rock parking lot, Glenshire drive Minimum # Attendees: 4

Maximum # Attendees: 6


From downtown Truckee, take Donner Pass road towards the I-80 freeway. Turn right on Glenshire Drive and travel for 2.5 miles. Turn right into the gravel parking lot across from Highland Ave. From I-80, take the 188A exit. Turn right on Donner Pass Road. Travel a short distance and turn left on Glenshire Drive. Travel for 2.5 miles. Turn right into the gravel parking lot across from Highland Ave.




Fish: Rainbow trout

         Brown trout

         Fishing Instruction/Workshop Notes: Nymphing presentations and Streamer tactics -Leader Formulas -Fly Recommendations -Access Areas -Local Inside Knowledge. Leaders, tippets, egg beads + rigging, lunch, drinks, and handouts included.






Rod Wt(s) 5-7wt. 9 to 11 ft. A longer rod allows you to reach further out while high sticking.

Lines Floating WF

Leader 9-13 ft. 2X, 3X (we will be making custom leaders)

Tippet 1X, 2X, 3X

Other Personal vest with basic equipment so each angler can be self-sufficient while on the water.







Slump Buster (black, olive) 2-6, Bunny Leech (black) 2-6, Jimmy Leg Stone (black, brown) 4-8, Two Bite Golden Stone 4-8, Squirmy Worm (red, flesh) 10-12, San Juan Worm (red, flesh) 10-12, Crayfish patterns 4-8, Psycho Prince 12-14.

Other gear: Waders, Wading Boots.

Wading Staff, Rain Jacket Polarized sunglasses/Hat


Camera Plan for that day’s weather, cold to hot. Bring a chair for lunch.


Comments / Updates


High water tactics are an important tool for those anglers who fish the Truckee River due to the yearly spring thaw and snowmelt. Extreme caution is advised when fishing high water and wading too deep is highly discouraged.


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