Pyramid Lake Guided Fly Fishing Adventures

Join Jay Clark Fly Fishing as we pursue the World’s Largest Cutthroat Trout at Pyramid Lake, Nevada.  Pyramid Lake Guided Fly Fishing Adventures has been guiding the lake since 2009.  Jay Clark Fly Fishing is the first guide service to offer Pyramid Lake Folding Fishing Chairs that keep clients out of the water and comfortable even in the most brutal conditions that  Pyramid Lake has to offer. Pyramid Guided Fly Fishing Adventures is a unique experience that combines fly fishing for Lahontan Cutthroat Trout averaging 20 inches and grow to 20 pounds and large in a desolate desert environment. From the unmatched scenic beauty to the trophy cutthroat fishery make Pyramid Lake at the top of may anglers bucket list.

Hooked up with Pyramid Lake Fly Fishing Adventures

Located 33 miles north of Reno, the lake lies entirely on the Pyramid Lake Paiute Reservation. A remnant of ancient Lake Lahontan, Pyramid Lake is home to Lahontan Cutthroat Trout, Cui-ui, Sacramento Perch, Tahoe Suckers, Carp and Tui Chub along with multitudes of water foul; most notably the endangered American White Pelican. The Tribe manages the lake as a trophy Lahontan Cutthroat Trout fishery in conjunction with the US Fish And Wildlife Service. There are two strains of LCT in the lake; Summit and Pilot Peak.  The Pilot Peak strain grows quickly and since its reintroduction in 2006, numerous fish over 20 pounds  have been landed.

Pyramid Lake Guided Fly Fishing Adventures
Rich Moomaw with a 22 pound cutthroat.

Approximately 28 miles long and 10 miles wide at its widest point, Pyramid is a remnant of ancient Lake Lahontan. There are miles of beaches to fish, as a result solitude and great fly fishing abound. If you like being a social fisherman, then wade on into the line up and join the fun!

Pyramid lake Guided Fly Fishing Adventures
Releasing an 18 pound cutthroat.


Do I need a Nevada Fishing  License?

No. A tribal fishing permit is all that is needed to fish Pyramid. Get one here.

Do I need a ladder to fish from?

No. Custom Pyramid Lake Folding Fishing Chairs are provided at no extra cost.

What should I bring?

Clothing that is appropriate for the season. The weather can range from comfortable to down right bone chilling nasty cold. Dressing in layers is a good idea. Having a good wind/rain jacket with a hood is a must. A sun hat, sunscreen and sunglasses are also useful.

What is the season at Pyramid Lake?

Fishing season is October 1 through June 30th. Prime fishing is November/early December and March through May. With that said, Pyramid is a lake of many moods and fishing can be good at anytime during the season so even if you cant fish during prime season you still may catch a fish of a lifetime on any cast.

Why fish with Jay Clark Fly Fishing Pyramid Lake Guided Fly Fishing Adventures?

Jay Clark Fly Fishing has been guiding Pyramid Lake since 2009. Spending countless hours on the lake, Jay is a knowledgeable and patient guide. When you fish with Jay, you will be fishing his hand tied flies that have been proven to catch fish. Experience, professionalism, and laughter are hallmarks of a day spent fly fishing with Jay Clark Fly Fishing. Contact me to book your adventure now!