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Trip Dates


March 22-25, 2018

8 spots remaining

November 15-18, 2018

8 spots remaining





Additional Information


Nugget Casino Resort in Reno, NV


Activities: Fishing
Difficulty: 2  

Pyramid Lake is home to the Lahontan Cutthroat Trout, a monstrous species once thought to be extinct.  These fish regularly grow to a whopping 20-30 lbs.  The largest on record weighed 41 lbs!  On this trip, you will fish with Doug Ouellette and his team. Doug is one of the most widely respected flat water fly-fishing guides in the nation, with nearly 50 years of fly-fishing experience. His team’s expertise will increase your chance of landing one of the massive trout that put Pyramid Lake on the map!

Day 1 (Thursday) : Arrive in Reno in the afternoon.  We will arrange for transportation from the airport to your hotel.  Your guide will meet you and make sure you are comfortable and that you have your meal vouchers for the duration of your stay.  You will have the evening to settle in and enjoy Reno.

Days 2 and 3 (Fri-Sat): Wake up early, grab a hot breakfast at the hotel, then meet your guide in the lobby and head out to Pyramid Lake.  Spend the day fishing for giant Lahontan Cutthroat Trout.  Head back to Reno in the evening and spend the evenings at your leisure.

Day 4 (Sunday):  Departure day – If you need transportation to the airport, we will be happy to provide that for you.

Wearing the right versatile layers will insure a system with great ventilation and maximum protection in any conditions. Traveling with the items listed below will give you the best chance for comfort and protection at Pyramid Lake against any and all conditions.  Flies and leaders are provided by the local guides.

Fleece jacket or wool sweater
Fleece pants
Synthetic or wool long underwear – tops and bottoms
Wading jacket
Wool / synthetic warm socks
Warm hat or balaclava
Sun hat
Gloves – fingerless and regular
Comfortable shoes for house
Comfortable clothes for non-fishing times

Polarized Sunglasses
Lip balm w/ SPF
Personal toiletries

Waders and wading boots – you are welcome to bring your own, but the guides will have extras available.

Rods, reels, lines, leaders – you are welcome to bring your own, but the guides will have extras available.

Rods: 7, 8, 9 weights

Reels: 7, 8 & 9 weights

Floating line to match rod

Sinking lines: 200-350 grain integrated line

Trip FAQs

What's included?

Airport drop-off and pickup

2 full days of professional guiding

3 nights lodging at the Nugget Casino resort in Reno, NV

All meals from dinner on Day 1 through breakfast on Day 4

Transportation to and from Reno to Pyramid lake each day (45 minute drive)

Leaders and flies

Rods and reels, waders and wading boots, and ladder stands

What's not included?

Personal fishing equipment and clothing

Fishing License

Travel insurance

Alcoholic beverages



We understand that well-fed clients are happy clients! We will provide 6 meal vouchers that can be used at any of the 7 restaurants at the Nugget Casino Resort.  The meal vouchers will cover 3 dinners and 3 breakfasts.  Lunches will be provided by your guides each day that you are fishing – you will certainly not go hungry!


Trip price is based on double accommodations at the Nugget Casino Resort in Reno, NV.  If you are travelling solo, but you are comfortable sharing a hotel room with 2 queen beds with another traveler of the same sex, there will be no upcharge.  If you wish to secure a private hotel room, you can do so for $150.