As we swing into pre season here out at pyramid lake we can only imagine what is to come in the near future. There has been such a large increase in big fish being caught this year compared to the past. It’s so exciting and comforting to know these fish are continuing the thrive and the year classes continue to grow rapidly. Added to the mix is the summits coming in hot and heavy to keep you active with more grabs while you wait for “the one”.
As the water warms both stripping, indicator and no cator style techniques will all produce fish. Depending on the beach will determine how it should be fished. It’s always a good idea to have multiple set ups handy to switch up through out the day or if one technique is doing better than another. Midges and nymphs in black, red, or wine as usual have been doing great and catching big fish. Stripping rigs with sink lines or shooting heads should try to always have a popcorn beetle or a boobie. Either by themselves or paired with streamer or bugger.
This last week, John and Wes Knoll from Evergreen, Co fished with Pyramid Fly Co. guide Casey Anderson. These two anglers caught 12 fish over ten pounds along with 50 plus other fish in the 2-8 pound range. All these fish were caught on variations of midges under an indicator. It made for a memorable day and again goes to show how healthy the fishery really is becoming.
This weekend Jamie Cragwall of Knoxville, Tennessee caught a monster cutthroat of a life time with Pyramid Fly Co guide Chris Nicola. The fish released itself before a weight was collected. This fish was caught on a black midge at Windless Beach.
With all the weather we are having we have been off to a fantastic start to the prime period of the season come get a trophy while the gettin’ is good!
Pyramid Fly Co.