LOVELOCK, Nev. — A free fishing clinic will be offered at Rye Patch State Recreation Area on June 14 at 10:30 a.m.
Join Park Ranger Jim Hawkins to learn about techniques, baits used and tips for catching Rye Patch’s warm-water fish species. Children are welcome and the park has a limited number of fishing poles that will be available.
It is also free fishing day in Nevada, so entrance to the park and this event are free for those coming to fish. Boating and camping fees still apply. For questions, please call the park at 775-538-7321.
Rye Patch Reservoir, along the Humboldt River, covers 11,000 acres when full. Rye Patch is known for its trophy-class walleye fishing. Here, visitors also enjoy swimming, boating, water skiing, hiking, camping and picnicking. Campgrounds, a boat launch, restrooms with hot showers, RV dump stations and picnic sites are provided. Rye Patch is located 22 miles north of Lovelock on Interstate 80 (Exit 129).