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Fishing Report

Eastern Sierra Fly Fishing Report

Jim Stimson reports on 3.29.18

I believe we have turned the corner on winter. The morning temperatures are still crisp but it warms quickly with the sun being so high in the sky. The month of March turned out to be the “Miracle” as promised with a plethora of snow in the high country. The preliminary readings at Mammoth Pass indicate that we are close to normal for the season. This bodes well for...

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Pyramid Lake Fly Fishing Report

John Fochetti reports on 3.22.18

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The Lake continues to be inconsistent, one day it’s good the next it’s really slow. It is also being strange, on cloudy windy choppy days with low pressure it won’t fish well, then on high-pressure days with the sun out and no wind the fish are in the mood.


The water temps are still very cold, and I believe the fish want some warmer temps to get them into...

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Pyramid Lake Fly Fishing Report

John Fochetti Reports on 3.1.2018

Fishing is definitely starting to pick up! Good numbers of fish are being caught and big fish are being caught almost daily. Fish seem to be pretty keyed in on chironomids, mostly darker colors. There are still some being caught on balanced leeches. Your best bet is to fish hard, the bite is kind of sporadic so stick it out.

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Pyramid Lake Fly Fishing Report

LCO Reports on 1.4.2017

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We had two groups of LCO Employees head up to pyramid lake. Access is limited this year but the lake is producing some great fish for those who put in the time. 

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Pyramid Lake Fly Fishing Report

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...

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Pyramid Lake Fly Fishing

John Fochetti Reports on 2.23.2017 

With most of the west coast fishing opportunities practically non-existent, due to a crazy winter with no end in sight, Pyramid Lake has re-opened and the fishing is amazing. Currently, the beaches between Shot Dog down to the North Nets are open for recreational use. Those of you worried about the weather, remember the nastier the better! This is when your...

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This is going to be a great weekend with friends, fishing, great...



This is going to be a great weekend with friends, fishing, great food, drinks, and raising money for Cast Hope on Pyramid Lake, aka Land of the Giants and home to the world’s largest cutthroat. As always, all proceeds from the event go to benefit Cast Hope. People attending the event will be receiving 3 nights of lodging at Corsby’s Lodge and 2 days of guided fishing, gourmet meals, unlimited wine/beer, free Simms Bag, Simms Jacket, Simms Guide Shirt, Klean Kanteen Growler, etc. Plus you get chances at lots of AWESOME PRIZES.

Event Dates: March 30-April 2, 2017 - Check in Thursday evening and depart Sunday morning
Cost: $2,500 per individual angler or $4,000 for a team of two
Location: Corsby’s Lodge (https://www.crosbylodge.net/) across from Pyramid Lake
Door Package: Each person will receive a Simms Bag, Simms Jacket, Simms Guide Shirt, Klean Kanteen Growler, etc.

If you are interested in attending this event email Ryan Johnston at info@casthope.org, space is limited.

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Pyramid Lake Update

Lost Coast Outfitters reports on 2.16.17

It seems there’s hope that Pyramid may open sooner rather than later. We’ve heard a few rumors and the following is from a KTVN News report, “Tribe officials hope to have the lake reopened for recreation by April. The council is working on a plan to open with limited access, with details announced at the end of the week.” What, “limited access” means is hard...

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