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Pyramid Lake Fly Fishing Report

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John Fochetti reports on 4.20.17

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Fishing has been really good one day and sucked the next. The weather does not seem to be making that much of a difference. One thing I can say for sure is that it’s crazy crowded out there. Most people are fishing just a few spots. My advice would be to try a beach that doesn’t have 100 anglers on it. You will have a better chance of catching that 20 plus pounder if there are only a few rods on the beach. 

Nymphing with midges in sizes 8-12 has been the most effective. Color seems to change on a daily basis. Some days red, others are black, and some days brown. Experiment with your colors including the bead. the colors have been making a difference lately.

Another thing to mess around with is your depth, the lake has come up a good 5-6 feet in the past few months. So places you were fishing at 6 feet deep you may need to try a bit deeper. Moving over ten feet to your left can make a huge difference.

If you get bored nymphing or it isn’t working, try stripping some buggers and beetles. The old standards are working just fine; midnight cowboy wooly worms and popcorn beetles.

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John Fochetti
Clearwater Lodge
916-337-8598

www.clearwaterlodge.com

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