EP032: Mike Anderson – Fly Fishing Guide, 2017 Pyramid Lake season recap and fly tying for Pyramid Lake and the Truckee River

“The 2017 winter will impact Pyramid Lake in 3 main ways, 1) balance chemistry, 2) deliver nutrients and 3) boost bug life.” -Mike Anderson

Mike Anderson is a guide, shop staff and instructor at the Reno Fly Shop.  As a native Nevadan he has grown up fly fishing Pyramid Lake and the Truckee River. Mike spends many days each year at Pyramid Lake fishing, guiding, tying specialty flies and observing this amazing resource he is lucky to call his “backyard”. Call the Reno Fly Shop today to book at trip and experience this world class fishery.

Happy Client

Mike is a frequent contributor to the blog and fishing reports here at the Reno Fly Shop and has prepared some great descriptions of the three distinct periods of the Pyramid Lake fly fishing season.

Here are links to the articles describing the different sections of the Pyramid Lake season.

Early | Middle | Late

In today’s episode we get to recap the 2016-17 season where Mike spent a bunch of days fishing and guiding clients. Mike shares his thoughts on the impacts the high water will have on the fly fishing at Pyramid Lake in the immediate and longer term and how he is transitioning to what is shaping up to be a great summer season on the Truckee River for fly fishing and him guiding clients.

Article by Andrew Richter on fishing big water on the Truckee River

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