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About Tahoe Sport Fishing

By now, you may or you may not be familiar with our company. And if you are familiar with us, do you know how we got started?  Dean Lockwood, a Nebraska native, decided Lake Tahoe was in need of a fishing charter service and started Tahoe Sport Fishing in 1953. He grew a successful business…

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April 28, 2020

How to Cook Your Fresh Caught Fish this Holiday Season

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! If you’re giving the gift of fishing with Tahoe Sport Fishing (we think it’s an excellent gift!) we have some recommendations on how to utilize your fresh caught fish throughout the holiday season. Is there a prouder feeling than being able to say you caught your holiday…

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December 9, 2021

Tahoe Sport Fishing Holiday Sales!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Unless you can’t decide what to get the people on your Christmas list. Well, we’re here to help. Let us recommend the gift of fishing on beautiful Lake Tahoe with Tahoe Sport Fishing. We are currently having a sale on gift certificates through midnight on Christmas Eve….

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December 2, 2021

Why You Should Fish with Tahoe Sport Fishing over Thanksgiving Week

So, you’ve planned a Thanksgiving trip to Lake Tahoe to ski and play in a winter wonderland. Well, California weather had other plans. With the resorts pushing back their opening dates you might be wondering “what are we going to do all week?”. We’re here to help. Let us recommend fishing on beautiful Lake Tahoe…

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November 20, 2021

What Types of Fish are in Lake Tahoe?

Do you know how many types of fish are in Lake Tahoe? We’re not talking about the streams or even the Tahoe Keys, but the Lake itself. This might come as a surprise, but there’s only four types of fish. The Mackinaw (Lake Trout), German Browns, Rainbow Trout and Kokanee Salmon. The Mackinaw is the…

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November 3, 2021

Fishing Report 10/30/2021

Welcome to this week’s fishing report brought to you by Tahoe Sport Fishing! After a slow start to the fishing week (due to the weather) we are back in our normal routine of fishing on Lake Tahoe.  We are fishing the deep Tahoe waters for the mackinaw. We are trolling about 200-400  feet. We use…

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October 30, 2021

Fishing Report 10/23/2021

Welcome to this week’s fishing report brought to you by Tahoe Sport Fishing. Macks are back! Kokanee season has come to a close and we are back to targeting the mackinaw. Mackinaw is the largest and dominant fish species in Lake Tahoe. While not quite as flavorful as the Kokanee (the candy of the lake),…

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October 24, 2021

From Fishing Customer to Deckhand

At the age of 7 years old, Dave Turner went fishing with Tahoe Sport Fishing and the original owner, Dean Lockwood. They only caught one fish, a mackinaw, but lasting memories were made. The deckhand working that day joked with Dave, and made such an impression that by the end of the trip Dave said,…

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July 30, 2021

Fishing Report 7/12/2021

Welcome to this week’s fishing report brought to you by Tahoe Sport Fishing. Kokanee season is here! We have officially switched over to targeting the Kokanee Salmon. If you are unfamiliar with this particular species we commonly refer to it as “the candy of the lake” as we think it is the best thing to…

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July 13, 2021

Fishing Report 6/24/2021

Welcome to this week’s fishing report brought to you by Tahoe Sport Fishing. Salmon season is just around the corner! This week we were still targeting the Mackinaw (Lake Trout), but are starting to see more consistent bites with the Kokanee. We expect to begin targeting them soon. Hopefully within the coming week.  Tahoe Sport…

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June 25, 2021

Fishing Report 6/16/2021

We know it feels like it, but it’s not quite summer yet! Spring fishing is excellent right now and Tahoe Sport Fishing is having success in the mornings and afternoons. We are still targeting the Mackinaw (Lake Trout), but are starting to see the Kokanee Salmon school up. We’re hoping to start targeting them in…

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June 17, 2021

Fishing Report 2/24/2021

Happy Monday! How was your weekend? Did you get out fishing? We did! It was a chilly weekend, but that didn’t stop our determined fishermen. After a crazy, busy hiatus from blogging we are determined to get back to it. Be on the look out for more fishing reports, fun stories, and informative blogs about…

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March 2, 2021

Fishing with Us

Picture this: It’s a glassy morning on Lake Tahoe. Your hair is blowing in the breeze as the boat whisks you to your fishing destination. There are so few other boats on the lake, that it feels like you have the entire lake to yourself. The air is fresh and clean. The lake is blue…

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July 23, 2020