Pyramid lake has continued to be good one day and difficult the next

Pyramid Lake - Sutcliffe, NV (Washoe County)

Photo Credit: Reno Fly Shop

by Reno Fly Shop

Pyramid lake has continued to be good one day and difficult the next. Again, like above, quality fish is the goal this time of year in the Middle portion of the season. The indicator bite has been best with lighter colored balanced leeches. White and olive have been my go to with a few grabs on brown as well.  Surface temps are 44 degrees in the morning and on warm days the lake is getting up to 46F. Not a bad temperature for trout, but a surface temp closer to 50F is ideal and when the cutthroat should really start being active. 

Start stocking up on midges too. Typically, the end of January and early February the trout will start focusing on these plentiful invertebrates, and by March it should be double midge rigs! 

We’re getting excited for the spring and we are booking up quickly for the prime time at pyramid lake (end of January- end of March) grab some friends and let’s make some memories. 

Pyramid Lake Flies we Suggest: Mini Jig Leech, Boobies (Spanish Olive, Cat Whisker, Diablo), Pyramid Lake Beetle, Bellyache Minnow, Jans Tui-Chub, Balanced Leech, Holographic Midge, Pyramid Lake Fly Selection

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