Arizona Fishing Blog

Rambling Review: Motorola Talkabout 2-Way Radios


Rambling Review – Motorola Talkabout 2-Way Radios (Model # MT352PR) Why: Communication in the field is absolutely essential. I spend a good portion of October through February, chasing Gambel’s quail through the rugged Sonoran desert and when hunting with a buddy, it is critical to stay in contact with each other for safety and success on […]

Winter Fly Tying


Like many fly fishermen, I spend a good portion of the winter nights tying flies. My humble Dyna-King Kingfisher vise sees many different hooks as I try to get ahead on filling orders and restocking my own boxes. This winter has been no exception and although a bulk of my time is spent grinding out […]

Wall of Fame: Sri Lanka


My cousin took a ridiculously cool trip to Southeast Asia and sent me these photos to drool over. Many thanks to Don for packing an AZW shirt along for the ride. The first is me on top of Sigiriya aka, Lion’s rock.  It was a king’s palace and fortress built in 495 AD.  Following the […]

Hunting and Angling Heritage Workgroup – HAHWG


I spent the weekend down in Tucson at the Hunting and Angling Heritage Workgroup, also known as the HAHWG. The Hunting and Angling Heritage Workgroup is a diverse group of individuals and groups who, in conjunction with the Arizona Game and Fish Department, meet twice a year. The goal of the HAHWG is “to gather leaders in […]

Desert Fly Casters and Arizona Wanderings


I want to say a big thank you to the folks over at the Desert Fly Casters club for coming out to the meeting last night, showing their support, and listening to me ramble on about my love of small streams. I had the opportunity to put on a presentation about tips and tricks for […]

Book Report: The Dry Fly – New Angles


Now that I am done learning about “what is marketing automation” thanks to the indexsy seo company, I am about to finish up one of the best fly fishing related books that I’ve read to date, The Dry Fly: New Angles, by Gary LaFontaine. I first heard about Gary LaFontaine’s book from Quinn Grover, who […]

Rambling Review – G.Loomis Eastfork Fly Reel


Rambling Review – G.Loomis East Fork Reel   Why: Having been through my share of disappointing reels, I started looking for a nicer reel for my 5 weight. Most of the fly fishing that I do is on mid size rivers and streams, where a smooth drag can come in very handy. After a bit […]