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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Show Notes with Denis Isbister
12:15 – Kelly Galloup was on the podcast here and talked about the influence of bass on his flies and fishing.
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.
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.
You can find Denis at Wild Fish Wild Places.
Resources Noted in the Show
Videos Noted in the Show
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.