[Early morning fishing on Pyramid Lake with Pyramid Mountain in the background]
Pyramid Lake is 8km (4.8 miles) from the townsite of Jasper in Jasper National Park, Alberta. Nearby is Patricia Lake, and both lakes are open year round for activities such as fishing, picnicking, boating and hiking. There are rental facilities available for horse-back riding, boating, canoeing, windsurfing and sailing. In the winter cross-country skiing is available as is ice-skating on Pyramid Lake. Seasonal and year-round accommodation and dining facilities are also available.
The principal game fish in the Rockies are trout, with cutthroat and rainbow the most common varieties. Bull trout are catch and release only.
ParksCanada for fishing regulations link is here.
Fishing Regulation Summary for April 1, 2008 to March 31, 2009 here .
How to Identify Your Catch here .
Photo Credit: Strange Ones CC=flickr.