Before reaching the age of 18, Jan was a licensed fly fishing guide and commercial fly tier based out of Truckee, California. More then twenty years of local experience exploring Nevada and the Northern Sierra’s led Jan to author the most comprehensive book available for Nevada. The Fly Fisher’s Guide to: Nevada can be purchased along with the most productive flies for the area at, The Mimic Fly Shop. Jan’s patterns are available from Orvis for the local Nevada fisheries and neighboring Sierra Nevada Mountains. Jan currently contributes articles and photographs to Sierra Fisherman Magazine and Southwest Fly Fisher.
Jan’s patience and teaching style has become very well known as the areas most comfortable introduction to the sport. More then seven hundred people have experienced his introduction courses, or spent the day chasing trophies on a Truckee River or Pyramid Lake.
John has been fly fishing for over fifteen years, and worked in the industry for the past ten. He graduated from the 2009 Clearwater Guide School where he has been guiding full time ever since. Prior to Clearwater Lodge, John taught fly fishing schools at the Orvis store in Reno where he was also the fishing manager. His calm and patient style of teaching and guiding will make your day on the water a truly enjoyable experience. John is our primary guide for Pyramid Lake.
Purchase Jan Nemec’s authoritative text on fishing Nevada here.