Pyramid Lake


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Pyr·a·mid Lake

 (pĭr′ə-mĭd)
A salt lake of western Nevada northeast of Reno. It is a remnant of Lake Lahontan.
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released the following statement after touring the Pyramid Lake Paiute Reservation with the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribal Council:
At Pyramid Lake chronicles the history of Pyramid Lake, one of the largest lakes in the Great Basin desert oasis.
Pyramid Lake, closed for the past six weeks for sediment removal, will reopen to the public Saturday, the Department of Water Resources announced Wednesday.
Pyramid and Walker lake levels dropped as farmers diverted water to irrigate fields, and fish lost their access from Pyramid Lake to their spawning gravels in the Truckee River.
In a parched corner of the driest state, Pyramid Lake seems misplaced.
Looking out over Pyramid Lake, north of Reno, you can imagine the excitement Captain John Fremont's expedition must have felt in 1844 when it discovered a vast body of water that "broke upon our eyes like an ocean.
However, the fishery of Pyramid Lake was of central importance (Knack and Stewart 1984).
The Department of Water Resources (DWR) will reopen Pyramid Lake to public recreation use on Saturday, April 5, 2008, following a 45 day shutdown for sediment removal.
The Day Fire burned to the southwestern shores of Pyramid Lake, off Interstate 5 about 25 miles north of Santa Clarita.
Cool-weather angling for cutthroat trout at Pyramid Lake, northeast of Reno
The Department of Water Resources (DWR) will close Pyramid Lake to public recreation use beginning Tuesday, February 19, 2008, until Saturday, April 5, 2008.