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Orvis Days May 3 at Reno Orvis; Free pancake breakfast, seminars and H2 sale!

Maholos are working well at Pyramid. Do you have the hot pattern? Stone Daddy is a great new pattern for the Truckee, come see it tied by its creator Doug Ouellette.
Maholos are working well at Pyramid. Do you have the hot pattern? Stone Daddy is a great new pattern for the Truckee, come see it tied by its creator Doug Ouellette.
Photos by Brian La Rue

If you are in the Reno area May 3, You have to come enjoy the free pancake breakfast, fishing seminars, fly-tying demos, wine sampling, latest Ford vehicles and the first-ever sale on the best fly rods on the water---the Orvis Helios 2. They just went on sale and the sale will run through the end of May!

The staff at Orvis can help you rig up for the truckee, Pyramid and beyond.
Photos by Brian La Rue

The following is a list of events for May 3, but come check out the store anytime for the latest in Pyramid, Truckee, Little Truckee and Walker flies for the region. Yes, the Maholo is in stock as well as many other patterns tied by Jan Nemec and Gary Bonanno. The store is currently offering free fly fishing classes and is about to kick off a monthly fly tying club. Call the store at 775-850-2272 for more information or click here.

May 3 Events

TIME: 8:30 – 12:00 PM

Title: Free Stonewall Kitchen Pancake Breakfast! There’s nothing like a pancake breakfast to start the day. Stonewall Kitchen has come through with great food, giveaways and Boy Scout Troop #609 will be helping to cook our breakfast. Come enjoy breakfast on us and support the local troop.

TIME: 12:00 – 4:00 PM

Title: L’uva Bella Wines Enjoy sampling some of our neighborhood wine shop’s favorites as you enjoy free fly fishing seminars. Toast with a glass of wine while enjoying some of the many specials Orvis will be offering. Have you ever cast a Helios 2? Have a glass of wine and cast the best fly rod on the water! This will also be the first time the H2 is on sale…ask us about the details.

TIME: 12:00 – 1:00 PM

Title: Trophy Trout of the East Walker Mike Curtis, Tahoe Fly Fishing Outfitters Guide and Instructor, shares his knowledge of the East Walker River. Come learn his approach and techniques for catching bigger fish on the river.

TIME: 1:00 – 2:00 PM

Title: Doug Ouellette presents the Stone Daddy and Peaches and Cream FlyLocal guide and Umpqua Signature Tier, Doug Ouellette of Calvada Fly Fishing, will share some of his secrets on tying his newly released Stone Daddy and Peaches and Cream flies. These are two hot patterns on the Truckee and beyond.

TIME: 2 PM – 3:00 PM

Title: New Orvis Fly Patterns by Jan Nemec And How To Fish Them Jan Nemec, author of “A Fly Fisher’s Guide To Nevada,” will tie his latest exclusive Orvis creations, the Tungsten Nemec Stone Nymph and Jan’s Snail. He will also share his nymphing tips for fishing the flies to help anglers get down and in front of fish more often.

TIME: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Title: Introducing the Reno Orvis Fly Club with Gary Bonanno Orvis Reno Stillwater Fishing Specialist Gary Bonnano will tie one of the first flies in a series of monthly “club” ties. Orvis Reno will begin hosting a monthly fly tying club event. We will teach you how to tie these patterns and offer snacks and beverages. Special offers for those who attend future fly tying club events.

TIME: 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Title: Jones-West Ford Check out the latest Ford vehicles. Jones-West Ford will be showing off the latest Ford trucks and SUVs sure to be your fishing partner for years to come.