The flows have just significantly dropped on the Truckee river. That, compounded with already high water temperatures, is putting extra stress on the fish. Local anglers have decided to make an ethical call to stop fishing the river after noon. This is a good idea not only on the Truckee but something we can all think about on temperature impacted fisheries across the state.
The proposed ‘Hoot Owl Closure’ is explained in this video by catchsnaprelease.com in partnership with Truckee River Keepers. Please support the effort.