Pyramid Lake


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Pyramid Lake,

188 sq mi (487 sq km), W Nev. The lake, a remnant of ancient Lake Lahontan, receives the Truckee River. Visited (1844) by U.S. explorer John FrémontFrémont, John Charles,
1813–90, American explorer, soldier, and political leader, b. Savannah, Ga. He taught mathematics to U.S. naval cadets, then became an assistant on a surveying expedition (1838–39) between the upper Mississippi River and the Missouri.
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, the lake was named for its large pyramidal rocks. It is located in the Pyramid Lake (Native American) reservation. In the lake is Anaho Island, a national wildlife refuge.
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I thank the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribal Council and the Pyramid Lake Paiute people for their warm welcome to their community today.
At some point in the past, trout were transferred from Pyramid Lake into a small fishless stream, Morrison Creek, on Pilot Peak in Utah, an event that proved priceless for conservation.
Each fall, Pyramid Lake is the temporary home to thousands of migrating birds.
The Northern Paiute tribe that settled along the shoreline of Pyramid Lake has lived as one with the lake.
Tucked in among stark foothills on the Paiute Indians' reservation, Pyramid Lake offers first-rate trout fishing just 36 miles northeast of Reno.
Oncorhynchus clarki henshawi) This threatened fish has been successfully reared at the Lahontan National Fish Hatchery in Nevada since 1967 as a part of coordinated efforts involving the hatchery, Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe, and Nevada Division of Wildlife.