Baiocchi’s Troutfitters Fly Fishing Guide Services
Jon Baiocchi leads private fly fishing trips, and group outings with Reno Fly Fishing Outfitters and Lance Gray & Company for all types of fly anglers, including kids on the spectacular waters of Northern California. Lake Davis, Frenchman’s Reservoir, the Middle Fork Feather River, the Lower Yuba River, the Truckee area, the North Fork Yuba River, as well as their smaller tributaries are the main venues offered.
Baiocchi’s Troutfitter’s seasonal home is conveniently located about 60 miles northwest of the Lake Tahoe/Reno area in the beautiful Northern Sierra Nevada at 5,000 feet elevation, near the quaint mountain town of Graeagle. You’ll not only find excellent fly fishing in the area, but also numerous options for golfing, hiking, biking, wildlife viewing, and camping.
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Guided Fly Fishing Destinations
Services & Rates – 2018
Baiocchi’s Troutfitters will provide complete fly fishing instruction, all terminal tackle (flies, leaders, tippets, etc.) and boats when applicable. Knowledge of waters, hatches, flies to be fished, techniques and tactics included. Jon’s philosophy is that it’s his guest’s day, and will fulfill their desires no matter what it may be.
Full day trips will entail eight hours of guided fly fishing by boat, personal watercraft, or walk/wade. We will meet onsite at a predetermined location and time. Half day trips will entail four hours of guided fly fishing by boat, personal watercraft, or walk/wade for the morning, mid-day or the evening rise. No matter what type of trip you book, if the fishings hot, we keep fishing! Catch and release angling and barbless hooks are strongly encouraged.
-All trips are limited to two anglers. Larger groups will require another guide that can be provided through Jon’s extensive networking.
-Lunch, snacks, and drinks provided on full days. Snacks, and drinks provided on half days.
-Complete rods and reels are available for use if you do not have one.
-Fishing license is NOT included. Purchase online here.
-Custom trips can be booked in advance for specific fly fishing techniques, groups, or areas of special interest.
-Full day, 1 or 2 anglers, $425
-Half day, 1 or 2 anglers, $325
-Trolling Flies by Boat, 1 or 2 anglers:
Full day, $425 / Half day, $325
Release forms must be signed and dated before any guest of Baiocchi’s Troutfitters can enter a creek, river or lake.
Download Release Form (Acknowledgment of Indemnity)
Deposit and cancellation Information
Reservations require a $150 deposit. Balance due upon completion of guide date. Upon receipt of deposit, you will receive a written or emailed confirmation. If notice of cancellation is received within 31 days prior to booking, 50% of deposit will be refunded. Subject to availability, the full deposit will be applied to a future date in the same calendar year. Cancellation within 30 days will result in forfeit of deposit. If I must cancel, a full refund will be given. If the water system chosen is not fishable due to weather or water conditions I will refund or reschedule your trip.
Planning Your Trip – Stuff to Bring
-California fishing license. A Steelhead Card is required for the Lower Yuba River. Purchase one online here.
-Sunscreen, hat and polarized glasses.
-Suitable clothing for that day’s conditions: hot sun to freezing temps.
-Complete rod and reel, 5-7 weight for most waters, 2-3 weight rods for the North Fork Yuba River, and creeks.
Use the link below to print a gift certificate out for your favorite fishing buddy after you’ve reserved their trip. (Then contact me for payment and scheduling)
“My time with Jon on the Middle Fork of the Feather River was extremely enjoyable. He put me on to wild trout that were very picky, but his fly selection did the trick. I’m looking forward to my next trip to Graeagle and spending more time with Jon.”
-Dick Seevers, Rocklin CA
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