February 15th Pyramid Lake Celebration Update
Hey Folks, Rob Anderson here. I just got back from a month in Brazil to find the event in really good shape. Prizes are rolling in, we have a great guest speaker and signups are going well for both the Friday night free Celebration at the Nugget and the Saturday clinic at Pyramid Lake. I sent an email out today to all who have signed up for the event to date. If you did not receive this email from me, I do not have you signed up yet. If you would like to attend either of the events please send me an email to [email protected] with the names of who would like to attend. The Event starts at 5:00 pm and the Presentations etc. will begin at 6:00 pm
the activities on the lower Truckee River as well as a summary of the Pyramid Lake work with the Utah State Fish Ecology Lab. This Presentation is full of all kind of Data and cool info for Pyramid Lake anglers. There will also be some time for questions and answers. We are lucky to have landed Erik Hogan from U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Erik will be speaking on
Big Fish Picture Contest(s) There are two separate contests this year
This is our 5th year having this contest and once again we have some great prizes for the winners. Simply email a full-size picture of a released fish caught on a fly rod this season that is between 10-14 pounds for the 1st contest. One entry per person please. The 2nd contest is for fish 15 pounds and over. Multiple entries are o.k. for the 15 pounds and over contest. Email to [email protected] with weight, date caught and anglers name You must be signed up for the February 15th event and be present to win. (some restrictions apply for both contests) Deadline to send in pics is February 13th.
Fly Tying Contest
Also, in its 5th year. There will be some cool prizes as usual. Tie your best Pyramid Fly before the event and bring it in a Ziploc Bag to the Event with your name. We will pic a couple of Judges at the event and pic out the winners.
Saturday February 16th Clinic
As always, our guides will be hosting a day on the lake for our newer Pyramid lake anglers. We still have about 5 spots open for the clinic. We will spend the day fishing the lake and learning tried and true techniques, places to fish, rigging, casting, fly patterns etc. etc. We will have some demo equipment to try as well. This event sells out every year so if you are interested please send an email to [email protected] to sign up. The cost of the clinic is $125 and includes everything from a hot shore lunch to a goody bag with some fishing supplies for the lake.
The list of prizes is big again this year and more are still coming in.
There will be a free raffle for attending if you signed up via email as well as a paid raffle in which the proceeds will benefit a local charity called Amplify life. This is our 4th year working with this fantastic charity. We will except cash or checks for the paid raffle. Tickets will once again be $10 each, 6 tickets for $50 and 13 for $100
to [email protected] with weight, date caught and anglers name
Here are some of the highlights on the Prize List so far
Grand Prize – Sage Ignitor Rod and Sage Spectrum Max reel and a Rio fly line
Redington Predator 8 weight and a Redington Rise Reel and floating line
Outcast Float Tube and Fins
Galvan T-8 Reel
Winston Kairos 7 weight Rod with and Scientific Anglers Reel and line
A loaded down Fishpond Chest Pack from Blaine Willis
Numerous guided fly-fishing trips as always from a variety of local guides around California and Nevada.
And prizes from other sponsors including Adamsbuilt, Costa, Fly Fishing Specialties, Umpqua Feather Merchants, Simms, Tahoe Fly Fishing Outfitters and more.