Water flow: N/A
Visibility: 50 inches
Water temperature at mid-day: 58 Degrees F
Water condition: Clear
Best time of day to fish: First light
Best stretch: Unless you can see them coming in to cruise the shallows, pick an area with a deep drop-off. Try Wino, Peliccan, or sand-hole. The nets north and south are also producing.
Best access point: Fish are coming in spoaridically in good numbers anywhere between Wino and Warrior Point. Try Pelican or the North Nets to get started.
Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:
Chironomids and the olive balanced leech seem to be the most consistent flies lately.
Fish species: Lahontan Cutthroat
Fishing season: October 1- June 30
Nearest airport: Reno-Tahoe
Recommended fly fishing leader: 9 Foot Leader
Recommended fly fishing tippet: 0X Tippet
Best fly fishing rod: 9' 8 Weight Fly Rod
Best floating fly line: WF Trout Fly Line
Best sinking fly line: Depth Charge Full Sink Fly Line
Pyramid Lake is a desert lake located on Paiute Indian reservation land. A Nevada fishing license is not needed, however a permit must be purchased for fishing or boating on the lake. At 25 miles long and 4-11 miles wide, this is a very large lake that can be quite intimidating to the first time fisherman, however it can be fished similar to many other small stillwaters. It can also be a very demanding piece ...
of water to fish due to the wind and cold. However the rewards definitely more than make up for the elements. Pyramid Lake is home to the Lohontan Cutthroat which grows to epic proportions. Ten plus pound fish are not out of the ordinary and large fish push 20 pounds.
Nymphing under the indacator has been the best way to tie into a few fish lately.
Get out there early! Fishing has been tough lately for most-be patient and soak those flies under the indacator, the fish will them.