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Fish Facts: Lahontan Cutthroat (Oncorhynchus clarki henshawi)


Written by: Phil Monahan

Angler Brian Strang landed this gorgeous cutthroat last year on Pyramid Lake.
Photo by Brian La Rue

The Lahontan cutthroat (Oncorhynchus clarki henshawi) is the largest growing trout native to North America, with early settlers around Nevada’s Pyramid Lake reporting fish up to 60 pounds. The current world record is a. . .

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Cutts and Ladders on Pyramid Lake


Written by: Phil Monahan

Gary Bonanno of Pyramid On-The-Fly Guide Service knows a thing or two about fishing on Pyramid.
Photo courtesy Gary Bonanno

Hang out on the shore of Nevada’s Pyramid Lake at dawn on a spring morning, and you might get the impression that there’s a construction site nearby. But the folks unloading stepladders from. . .

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It’s Opening Day on Pyramid Lake!

Written by: Brian La Rue, Orvis Reno


Angler Brian Strang landed this gorgeous cutthroat last year on Pyramid Lake.
Photo by Brian La Rue

One of the most anticipated fishing openers in the Western region is here in northwestern Nevada. Pyramid Lake opens today, and anglers can start fishing for Lahontan cutthroats ranging from. . .

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