I sat down with Denis Isbister who is the host of the TV show Wild Fish Wild Places which has been running for 12 years now.   Denis is a Pyramid Lake expert and breaks down the greatness of Pyramid and the monster Lahontan Cutthroat trout that cruise the lake.


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Fishing at Pyramid Lake Show Notes

12:15 – Kelly Galloup was on the podcast here and talked about the influence of bass on his flies and fishing.

15:20 – We talk about Brian from Got Fishing who is our other partner in the giveaway and was on the podcast here.

25:50 – You can find the ladder chair at Crosby Lodge.

32:40 – The popcorn beettle is the goto pattern on Pyramid Lake.

38:30 – Mike Anderson from the Reno Fly Shop is a great resource for Pyramid Lake.

41:00 – The Paiute Tribe is the local tribe the manages Pyramid Lake.

42:30 – We are going to put up the winner at the Pyramid Lake Lodge.

44:00 – Phil Rowley was on the podcast in episode 34 and is the guy behind the booby fly pattern.

53:30 – We talk about Monic fly lines and the coating discussion.

1:00:00 – Safari Club International was noted and is another partner with Denis and Wild Fish Wild Places.

1:01:30 – The vampire fish trip was a favorite for Denis but they have some big stuff coming up this year.  Here’s a link to Amazon Prime where you can check it out.


1:04:30 – The New FlyFisher youtube channel is a great resource.  Colin McKeown was on the podcast in episode 84 here.

1:10:00 – Disturbed is one of Denis’ goto metal bands.  Here’s a little video.


You can find Denis at Wild Fish Wild Places.

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Resources Noted in the Show

The Ladder Chair 

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Videos Noted in the Show

The popcorn beettle 


The Booby Fly




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Fishing at Pyramid Lake Conclusion with Denis Isbister

I had Denis Isbister on to dig into Pyramid Lake and the big giveaway we have going right now.  Denis has been fishing Pyramid for a long time so provides some great tips and insight here.  He’s also the host of the TV show Wild Fish Wild Places.