Truckee Fly Fishing Festival - November 18, 2017

Truckee Fly Festival We're excited to announce the Truckee Fly Fishing Festival on Saturday November 18th Matt Heron (our Truckee/Western Nevada Director) Fly Fishing has partnered with Truckee Tourism Business Improvement District to bring you a day of fly fishing fun!

There will be a "demo day" with Sage, Rio, Costa, Simms, Redington and Truckee Trout Unlimited, the evening will conclude with a showing of the Fly Fishing Film Tour at the Truckee Community Arts Center. Come and enjoy the best films in the industry while drinking a few beers and meeting new friends. The event will also have a raffle and fundraiser for the Reno/Tahoe Cast Hope Branch.
Purchase Your Tickets - HERE

Demo Day and Guide Presentations
The Free Demo Day will be from 10am-3:30pm at the Glenshire Bridge Fishing Access parking lot in Truckee. Rub elbows with the best Reps. in the biz from Sage, Rio, Costa, Simms, Redington and Truckee Trout Unlimited. Cast the newest rods and lines, try on some new shades and more. During this event, some of the best guides on the Truckee with be giving presentations on topics such as short line nymphing, indicator fishing, single hand spey and more. Dress for any weather and be ready to fish!

Fly Fishing Film Tour
The evening will conclude with a showing of the Fly Fishing Film Tour at the Truckee Community Arts Center. Come and enjoy the best films in the industry while drinking a few beers and meeting new friends. The event will also have a raffle and fundraiser for the Reno/Tahoe Cast Hope. A local non-profit that gets at risk and underprivileged youth on the water through exposure to the outdoors via fly fishing.
By November 1st tickets will be available locally, at a discount, at Ace Mountain Hardware in Truckee and the Reno Fly Shop for $15. Tickets maybe purchased online at the or at the door for $20. Space is limited.
Detailed Schedule of Events - HERE
Purchase Your Tickets - HERE

Cast Hope 4th Annual Steelhead Tournament – December 7-10, 2017

4th Annual Steelhead Tournament This is going to be a great weekend with friends, fishing, great food, drinks, and raising money for Cast Hope. As always, all proceeds from the event go to benefit Cast Hope. People attending the event will be receiving 3 nights lodging at Indian Creek Lodge and 2 days of guided fishing on Trinity River. The event includes gourmet meals, wine/beer, a door prize package, two day guided fly fishing tournament with five prize categories! If you are interested in attending this event email Ryan Johnston at, space is limited. Good Luck to this year’s Anglers!

Dates: The event is going to be held on Dec 7-10, 2017. You will check in on Thursday evening. Fish on Friday and Saturday. Then check out Sunday morning.

Location: The steelhead tournament will be taking place on the Trinity River near Weaverville, CA. Fish from 25-30" are common on this river with the potential at fish in the 31-35" range being caught every year. This tournament is going to be open to both nymphing and swinging for steelhead. Steelhead caught swinging will carry more weight in terms of points for the tournament.

Lodging: We will be staying at the Indian Creek Lodge in Douglas City ( Indian Creek is directly on highway 299 with the river running through the back of the property. The Lodge is more a hotel style place with an awesome banquet room where we will be doing meals and hosting all of our festivities.

Meals/Drinks: All meals and drinks are included in the price of entry. You will be served a delicious breakfast, lunch, and dinner each day of the event. There is also unlimited beer and wine included.

Cost: The cost of the event is going to be $2,500 per individual angler or $4,000 for a team of two. A great price with everything that comes included in the package.

Prizes: There are going to be some awesome prizes for the winners this year. All of the prizes are going to be based around the thought of steelhead and will include rods, trips, and cold weather gear. In total there will be 5 different prizes given away to the top 3 anglers, top team, and Big Fish caught. In addition to the actual prizes each participant will be receiving a free swag bag with a Simms Bag, Simms Jacket, Simms Shirt, and other Cast Hope Goodies.

Sponsor: This steelhead event is being sponsored by The Fly Shop ( We will be using all of their guides for the fishing. They have been around for a long time and are looked upon highly with expertise on the Trinity River.

Chuck Ragan & Friends Benefit Concert - December 16, 2017

Chuck Ragan Concert_2017
Join us for a fantastic evening featuring Chuck Ragan, Dave House, Chris Shiflett (from Foo Fighters), and Inland, December 16, 2017 to benefit Cast Hope. Mark your calendars, you don’t want to miss this concert event!

Event Date: December 16, 2017 - 6:30pm-10:00pm
Location: Goldfield Trading Post (
1630 J Street, Sacramento, CA
Cost: $15-$20 per person

All ticket proceeds go to Cast Hope. Click HERE for tickets

Beer Sliders and Wings at the Pub after the Fly Show!

2017 Beer Sliders Wings Come party and support Cast Hope's fabulous outdoor youth outreach program after the Pleasanton Fly Fishing Show! Enjoy great drinks, food, sweet auction items and raffle prizes at the fantastic Handles Gastro Pub right on Main St. in old town Pleasanton.

Event Dates: February 24, 2018 - 5:00pm-8:30pm
Location: Handles Gastro Pub
855 Main Street, Downtown Pleasanton
Cost: $20 per person (Free for show vendors!)

All proceeds benefit the efforts of Cast Hope, giving the gift of fly fishing to the youth of Northern California.