Pyramid Lake closes June 30 |

Pyramid Lake closes June 30

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Pyramid Lake, which is located approximately 30 miles north of Sparks will close on Monday, June 30 to fishing for Lahontan cutthroat trout.

That big lake has a three month closure, each year, from July 1 through Sept. 30.

On October 1, it will re-open for the 2008-2009 cutthroat trout fishing season.

Note No. 1: You do not need a Nevada fishing license nor a Nevada Trout Stamp to fish at this lake.

You will need a Pyramid Lake Tribal fishing and boating permit.

Be advised that Pyramid Lake has very special fishing restrictions and regulations.

Note No. 2: The recognized world record Lahontan cutthroat trout was caught at Pyramid Lake in 1925. It weighed 41 pounds.

Note No. 3: The largest cutthroat caught since official records were first established in 1968 is a 24-pound, 12-ounce (33.5 inches in length) Cutt caught on Feb. 27, 2005 by Tim Bayles.

For information, call the Pyramid Lake Store at (775) 476-0555.