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Located in mid-town Gardnerville

1489 Hwy 395 North
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Dedicated to Fly Fishing

A friendly, encouraging, full service fly shop, fly fishing gear, custom flies, expert guides, conversation and instruction, we serve the fly fisher of the Tahoe region.

Just a small example of our fly fishing waters for locals and visitors alike, include the West Walker and East Walker the Carson River East and West, the Owens River, Truckee River and lakes like Spooner, Indian Creek, Crater & Blue Lakes as well as trophy lakes like Heenan, and Pyramid Lake where giant cutthroat await... to hidden creeks and seldom visited high country lakes also found nearby.

Fly Fishing is our passion and we are THE full service dedicated fly shop serving the Tahoe, Eastern Sierra, northern Nevada and northern California areas. We have been nestled in Northern Nevada's Carson Valley since 1994.  The Valley is surrounded by the Eastern Sierra mountain range which provides an abundance of fantastic trout waters from high desert rivers to lofty alpine getaways.

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Nearby to scenic Lake Tahoe and historic Carson City, we enjoy supporting the local and vacationing fly fishermen. We not only offer equipment and materials for fly fishing and fly-tying, we also offer Guiding, fly fishing lessons from casting to entomology, fly tying classes with expert tying instructors and rod and reel repairs.


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The Angler's Edge

Private Waters Available:


Pleasant Valley

Fly Fishing Preserve

Private Water:

OPENS APRIL 30th, 2017

Call the shop for details

Located just outside of Markleeville, CA Pleasant Valley is a short drive to un-crowded, pristine water, freestone creek fishing at its best.  Pleasant Valley Fly Fishing Preserve is available for guided or non-guided outings and space is limited to enhance your experience.

This water is a special place for those that enjoy a technical experience when catching sizeable fish! Contact the shop for more information, book a staff guide or to book a day on your own.

O'Banion's Aspen Lake Ranch

Private Trophy Pond

Open Year Around for

Catch & Release Fly Fishing.



 Nestled at the foot of the Pine Nut Mountain Range near Wellington, NV the pond holds the original strain of Mt. Whitney Rainbow Trout and Brown Trout that can range in size from 1 to 12 pounds!

Rod space will be limited and float tubes, waders & fins will be provided by the ranch in effort to keep the pond free of disease and invasive species.   For more information, call the shop at 775-781-7112.

The Angler's Edge - Fly Shop

Serving the Eastern Sierra

Fly Fisher for over 21 years

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1/11/2017: Pyramid Lake is closed due to road damage, date to reopen to be determined by the PLT.  Please call the tribe with any questions.

We've got Water for 2017!

We're excited that with these recent storms, our snow pack is averaging 200 percent in our basins.  FolLow more on this discussion on our Facebook page!



Fly tying class for February starts on Saturday 11th and ends on Saturday the 18th.  All Materials, tools are included in this 2 day class.

Taught by professional & commercial fly tyer, Liz Weirauch.  This 2 day class thas taken hundreds of students through beginning flies to the more advanced techniques.  It's important to know material usage, which you don't get in a YouTube video.

Join us!  call the shop at 775-781-7112 to reserve your seat.


March 11th & 18th


Tuesdays (4th & 11th) & Thursdays (6th & 13th)

 6 pm - 8 pm






Covering 300 miles

The Guides of The Angler's Edge cover the waters like Hot Creek, Crowley, The Carsons, Truckee and the Walkers.... from Bishop, California to the stillwaters of Lake Davis, Pyramid Lake and more!

Preferred staff guides of Jim Crouse's Pleasant Valley Fly Fishing Preserve, we proudly have guided this fantastic stretch of private gin clear water where a dry fly dropper perfectly placed, results in an explosion of water and fighting trout.

A leisurely drift boat float on the Truckee river with guides that have fished it and guided it for decades.  A walk and wade on the Catch and Release waters of The East Walker, we consider our home waters and take pride in teaching our clients how to enjoy their future expeditions to this water.

Season is just around the corner and we are booking our guided fly fishing and fly fishing Instruction, right now!  Call for availability for any of our guide staff or a water that you want to experience!



Call the shop to get a schedule of clinics at Pyramid Lake with Jan Nemec or Ryan Dangerfield

After Pyramid reopens due to recent storms:

A one on one class for this exciting time at Pyramid Lake.. The Spawn.

This is when the BIG BOYS (and girls) are in and fishing can be so much more productive!

Classes are kept small for personal instruction, not exceeding 2 students.  Loaner ladders (if needed), rods, and waders all available.




Learn Single Handed Spey and Switch Rod techniques on the American River, Sacramento, in January with FFF Spey Casting instructor Jeff Putnam!

This class filled fast!  WE'VE GOT 2 PLACES LEFT AS OF THE 11TH OF JANUARY

Clinic is on January 23rd, on the American River.  Cost is $75.  Call the shop to reserve your spot.  Equipment is available for this class at no extra cost!

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Carson valley fishing
1489 Hwy 395 North
Gardnerville, NV 89410

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