Tue, Jun 18 | Grizzly Campground-Lake Davis

Fishout-Davis Lake

Catch rainbow trout at the height of the damsel hatch!
Limited to 10 fishers.Preference given to those who have never fished this location before
Fishout-Davis Lake

Time & Location

Jun 18, 2019, 8:00 AM – Jun 20, 2019, 6:00 PM
Grizzly Campground-Lake Davis, Lake Davis, CA 96122, USA

About The Event

Fly fishing for rainbows, and camp out. The possibility of a group cook-out one night is being considered. You can help by volunteering to organize a cook-out and/or to cook.

We will meet on Tuesday June 18th at 9:00 a.m. at Jenkins Point on the West side of the lake. Members are free to go where they please on Wednesday and Thursday mornings. Fishout Leaders will camp at Grizzly Campground at Davis Lake (approx 2 hours from Grass Valley). Leaders' campsite will be posted at campground entrance.

Direction to get you there: Directions Map

For campground information and reservations: click here.

For other rooms and resources go to: http://www.baiocchistroutfitters.com/flyfishing-resources/

Jon will share his knowledge of Lake Davis, and help GCFF members with techniques and tactics.

To facilitate the learning process we will likely have a power-point presentations at our campground by Jon the night of 6/18. The logistics, generator, etc... need to be worked out.

Fishout Leader(s):

  • Leader, Jon Biacchi, baiocchistroutfitters@yahoo.com, ‭(530) 228-0487‬
  • Co-Leader, Dave Duddleston, dsdudd@gmail.com, 530-265-6675

Fish-out Committee Coordinator (To help GCFF club coordinate with Fish-out Leaders)

  • Tom Grant 530-263-2492 tomkatgrant2@gmail.com

Fish For: Rainbow Trout and Bass

Fishing Strategy:

We may have special strategy presentation by Jon before the event - Details Tbd.

Visit Jon's Fly Fishing blog; http://jonbaiocchiflyfishingnews.blogspot.com

And visit The Premier Fly Fishing Guide Service for the Northern Sierra;


Recommended Gear:

  • Rods: 5-6 weight
  • Lines: floating, sinking, intermediate & sink tip
  • Leaders: 9 to 15 feet, 3x
  • Tippet: 4x or 5x
  • Flies: damsel nymphs, callibaetis nymphs and dries, woolly buggers, leech patterns, blood midges, wiggle tails, snails and sheep creek specials; hook sizes 8 to 16
  • Other: BIG NET, waders, boots, fins, polarized glasses, large hat, sun screen, lunch, layered clothing (cool nights, warm days); float tubes, pontoon boats, kayaks, and motor boats all work.

What participants need to know:

  • If not camping, Lake Davis Lodge is good for accommodations.
  • Directions: Take Hy. 80 East to Truckee, then Hwy. 89 to Sierraville. 89 tees in Sierraville, so turn left and go 4 miles to Sattlee and turn right on road A-23 and follow where it ends at Hwy. 70, turn left and proceed about 1-1/2 mile to Davis Lake sign, turn right and follow to the lake about 8 miles. Grizzly Campground is the first campground at the lake's east side.
  • Group dinner may also be planned - stay tuned or help by volunteering to organize & cook

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