East Walker River Fly Fishing

The 3rd most popular fly fishing river in Nevada.

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Southeast of Reno, the East Walker River is a well known tailwater fly fishing waterway. The most popular section starts below Bridgeport Reservoir near Bridgeport, California, and runs downstream to the confluence with the West Fork of the Walker River near Yerrington, Nevada. Some consider the East Walker River to be one of the best trout streams in the western US.

The main fly fishing on the East Walker River is in the canyon paralel to SR182 heading northeast and east from the reservoir.

Overall, East Walker River is the 3rd most popular fly fishing river of all 3 fly fishing spots in Nevada.


Recommended Book:  "Guide To Fly Fishing Nevada" from Dave Stanley

Luxury Loding:  Walker River Resort, Smith Valley (775) 465-2573

GPS:  38.431967, -119.147737

Date Published:  12/30/2015

Date Updated:  9/15/2018

ID:  23767


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