The Truckee river has many fishing regulations. The price for not knowing them could be expensive. I have fished from Lake Tahoe to the California/Nevada state line and while you will see mostly people fly fishing there are some areas where you can fish for planters with bait. But you don't want to be caught in artificial only waters fishing with worm. So here is the sign (above) which will help you get a better understanding of where to go.