Pyramid Fish Making Recovery in Truckee River

By Colin Lygren

“PYRAMID LAKE, NV – It’s a recovery 70 years in the making; fish biologists confirming Pyramid Lake Lahontan Cutthroat Trout are once again breeding in the lower Truckee River. It’s all thanks to years of dedication by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe.

The last time Lahontan Cutthroats spawned in the lower Truckee, it was 1938. Over fishing and water diversions meant they were dwindling. Just a few years later, they were completely gone.”

 

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