Though I'll never be able to match my Dad's relentless environmental work for our rivers and lakes, I still feel it is important to be able to give back to our natural resources. The Truckee River and its tributaries provides my guests with a bounty of beauty and bent rods, a gift for generations to experience for years to come. I've always been good at doing the field research for various projects revolving around water, aquatic insects, and trout. Even working with my dad it was understood that he would make the written filings, and I would gather photos, specimens, and accurate reports to complete the formal complaint.
So after a gorgeous evening fishing the Little Truckee River with Erin Casey, Director of Land Use Compatibility for the Truckee River Watershed Council, I was intrigued about participating in "Snapshot Day 2014". Snapshot Day is a citizen-based water quality-monitoring program. It’s a national program that TRWC is doing on Lake Tahoe, the