Fishing in Elko, Nevada
Ask any Elko local about their fondest childhood memories and chances are, the word “fishing” will come up more than once. Maybe it was a planned trip for a day of lake fishing, picnicking and relaxing in the summer sun. Or, maybe it was a day spent learning to fly fish on one of our local streams. The hardiest of souls might even recall a chilly morning spent huddled in an ice fishing shanty while sipping hot cocoa to stay warm.
Whatever your preferred method of reelin’ ‘em in, Elko’s lakes, rivers, ponds and streams are brimming with bass, trout and other native species ready to bite the hook. Explore Elko’s lake, stream and ice fishing options here.
Elko, NV Lake Fishing
An American classic, lake fishing is the way most youngsters get “hooked” on the sport, and the Elko area does not disappoint. Tens of thousands of acres are open for those looking to land a trophy trout while taking in the scenic wonder of Elko County.
Elko, NV Stream Fishing
Serious anglers know Elko’s rivers and streams are a veritable gold mine for rainbow and brook trout. Fly fishing is a popular pastime in Elko, with solitary figures dotting the banks of streams across the county.
Elko, NV Ice Fishing
Yes, there’s ice fishing around Elko! With winters often bringing ice and snow to our high desert locale, area lakes and reservoirs freeze enough for some authentic ice fishing adventures. Explore Elko ice fishing spots below.
Fishing in Northern Nevada
Grab your rod and tackle box (don’t forget your permit) for an afternoon or long weekend of pole fishing, fly fishing and even ice fishing around Elko.