Mikey Wier

Fly Fisher/Fly Tier/Film Producer

Mikey Wier, started fly-fishing at age seven, and the sport has been a big part of his life ever sense. Mikey was born in New Zealand, and moved to the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains at age two. He spent much of his childhood chasing around bass and trout in the Hwy 88 region. Mikey joined the Delta fly fishers at age 9 and began tying flies. He further developed his skills over the years and now prides himself on trying to fish with only flies that he has tied.

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Fly Fishing the Truckee River

Mikey Wier has been guiding in the Lake Tahoe area for over 15 years and calls the Truckee River his home water. The Truckee River is a tailwater that flows from Lake Tahoe for 120 miles ending at Pyramid Lake, NV. Although this river is technically a tailwater, at times it flows like a freestone stream and at others it will fish like a Spring Creek. Listen in to learn Mikey’s secrets about fishing this challenging water.

Mikey Wier moved to Lake Tahoe in 1997 and has been working in the fly fishing industry in the summers and snowboarding in the winters ever since He started out as a shop employee with the Tahoe Fly Fishing Outfitters and has been a full time guide in the Tahoe area since 2000. Mikey most frequently guides the Carson Rivers, Pleasant Valley, the Walker Rivers, The Truckee and Little Truckee, and the high country lakes.

In addition to guiding, Mikey Weir also started and runs Burl Productions. They do FISH EYE Fly Fishing Video Magazine and have worked on several other projects such as The Trout Bum Diaries. Burl Productions is the first fishing oriented production company to bring non-instructional, hard core fishing entertainment based videos to the market. Burl Productions still prides itself on producing the most exciting videos available today. Mikey has produced several FISH EYE videos as well as his fly fishing adventure videos SOULFISH and SOULFISH 2, FISH MODE.

Mikey Weir still guides a bit in the central sierras and around Northern California and also offers film services through Burl Productions. They specialize in doing promo videos for guide services, and destinations. They also will film your guide trip or fishing outing and make a "memories" DVD for those who are interested. For information on guided trips or video productions, please visit -


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