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Pyramid Lake Fishout

Two Day Pyramid Lake (NV) Fish-out

with Mike Curtis, Bucking Trout Outfitter
April 21,22, 2024


Pyramid Lake is where the Truckee river flows in to and ends its journey. This lake is one of a kind and holds the worlds largest species of Cutthroat Trout. Located on the Paiute Reservation, this lake offers fish of a lifetime. The area of the reservation contains 475,000 acres or 742.2 square miles. Approximately 112,000 acres cover the surface of terminal desert Pyramid Lake. It is entirely enclosed within the boundaries of the Reservation. Pyramid Lake is approximately 15 miles long and 11 miles wide and measures 350 feet at its deepest point.


Pyramid Lake Lahontan Trout


Fish Masters: Patrick Stauter and EJ Melzer. See below for contact information, member login required.

Trip Agenda will be updated 2 weeks before the event.

Experience level. intermediate to expert. Experience casting with sinking lines and tips will be helpful.

Fishing Methods: Overhead casting sink tips with single and two-hand rods. Indicator fishing with floating lines. Flies and rods will be available for those who choose not to bring their own gear.

Gear Recommendations: CLICK HERE 

Pyramid Lake Fishing Permit is Required. The lake sits on the Pyramid Lake Paiute Indian Reservation. Permits can be purchased online. CLICK HERE 


Agenda Overview:

  • We meet Sunday at Pyramid Lake Lodge at 6:00 AM Sharp 30605 Sutcliffe Dr. We can also meet anglers unfamiliar with the lake at an easier place to find along the way. The guide(s) will be at the lake at day break unless other plans have been made due to weather.

  • Breakfast is served at the fishing location on the beach around 8:30-9:00 am. Breakfast is bagels, coffee and juice.
  • After breakfast there may be a need to move fishing locations depending on the wind and the fish.
    Lunch is served around 1:00 pm at the fishing location and ranges from homemade soup and sandwiches to burgers or wraps depending on the weather.
  • The guide(s) will stay with the group until late afternoon or later depending on the fishing.

·Guide fees

$485 including guide gratuity per angler for the two-day outing, with a 12 person minimum.


What's included:

Breakfast and lunch both days, including water, sports drinks, soft drinks and coffee.

All necessary gear including ladders, rods and reels, waders, flies etc. It is a good idea if the anglers bring their own waders and rods if they have them.


Do to a very large Volleyball event, Casino rooms are very expensive and availability is limited. The club has made group arrangements with  PLEASE NOTE: THIS LINK IS FOR ROOM REVIEW ONLY. DO NOT MAKE A RESERVATION. Once you have signed up for the fishout, you will receive an email confirmation link  to register online or by phone. for your room. A deposit will be required for the first night. The club has a 5 room reservation requirement to receive a PFF discount. Please keep in mind, all reservations are on a space-available basis. We will hold the rates through the cut-off date of 3/20/24  but do not hold inventory. Please note a 2 night minimum stay is required.

Guide Service

Mike Curtis and his staff will be providing all the services for this event. 

Please note: We are asking all attendees to follow Covid-19 Safety Precautions.

  • Social distance.
  • Wear masks when in the company of those outside your social bubble.
  • Wash your hands frequently.
  • Drive separately to the fishout unless with someone in your social bubble.
  • Consider these and other appropriate precautions for meals and accommodations.

We will notify attendees before the fishout if the CDC's and local health authority's COVID safety guidelines change.

If you have questions please contact the Fishmasters

Tight lines to All


Sunday, April 21, 2024 to Monday, April 22, 2024
Pyramid Lake Lodge
30605 Sutcliffe Dr., Reno, NV 89510
Reno, NV  89510

Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
EJ Melzer
Co Fish Master
Patrick Stauter
Fish Master
PFF Club Fishout
Registration is closed - Event is full
Payment In Full In Advance Only
If you have signed up for this event and have to cancel, you will be responsible for finding your replacement.
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