Monthly Archives: May 2013


Fly Fishing Arizona: It only takes one fish

11 Comments

In all honesty, it only takes one fish to make your day. We have all used the line – “it’s not about catching fish, but more about the experience.” And while I guess there is a small amount of truth to that, no one wants to hike all day and get skunked. Jake and I […]

Arizona Fly Fishing: Exploring the White Mountains

8 Comments

I don’t know if I have hiked through more rugged terrain than we did on Saturday. Jake and I explored some new country, and even though the water was a bit high, we were able to pull a couple of fish. The creek and canyon definitely beat us up and by the time we were […]

Arizona Wanderings Shop – Mini Hoppers

6 Comments

Tis the season when bugs start filling the banks here in Arizona and throughout the rest of the country. The past few weekends that I have made it into the mountains, the fish are already starting to look up. I typically like to set up with either a 5 or 6 foot uni-thread furled leader […]

Fly Fishing Pyramid Lake: The Basics

20 Comments

Early in 2013, I started to ask questions, research, and prepare for a fly fishing trip to Pyramid Lake. I am by all accounts a small stream fisherman and have limited experience fishing lakes. Having said that, a shot at a 10 or 15 pound fish had me willing to try out Pyramid. I had […]

Rambling Review – Western Visions Fly Fishing Lanyards

8 Comments

Rambling Review – Western Visions Fly Fishing Lanyards Why: Outdoorsmen, and specifically fly fishermen, are always looking for new ways to carry their gear and essentials. Although the concept of fly fishing is relatively easy, there are so many gadgets and gismos to take onto the water that organization often can be a real problem. A […]

Rambling Review – Cortland Precision Quick Descent 30′ Sink Tip Fly line

3 Comments

Rambling Review – Cortland Precision Quick Descent 30′ Sink Tip Fly line Why: I was invited on an April trip to Pyramid Lake in western Nevada. Although nymphing under an indicator is fairly successful on Pyramid, many fishermen prefer to using a heavy sinking line and strip different flies back along the bottom of the […]