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Arizona Fly Fishing: The Backcountry

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My wife laughed at me when I told her what time I would be getting up on Saturday morning to go fishing. I wondered about the decision myself, but when the alarm clock beeped, I popped up like a daisy. With a little bit of coffee and a granola bar for the truck ride, I […]

Arizona Sportsmen Constituent Group

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I gathered in the Quail Room at the Game and Fish office with about 100 other sportsmen, outdoor groups, and a few interested folks from the general public to take part in the first Sportsmen Constituent Group (working title) last Thursday, March 22, 2012. We were joined by about 80 people online and a plethora […]

Fly Fishing Small Streams E-book

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IT’S HERE! After a good chunk of work, too much procrastination, and the help of some friends and family, I offer you Chasing Wild Trout: A Beginner’s Guide to Fly Fishing Small Streams. This e-book is written out of my love for small water and the beautiful fish that live there, and seeks to answer […]

Fly Tying 101: A Filson Guest Post

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Head on over and check out my latest guest article on Filson. Anyone who knows me, knows I love tying flies. This article gives a little insight into where to begin. “There is no substitute for standing in the middle of the creek, watching a bushy dry fly float through the current, but tying flies […]

Empty Handed…

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I spent Saturday with a hunting rifle slung over my shoulder picking my way through hillsides of cat-claw. The search was for a mule deer buck which have an uncanny way of disappearing into the endless miles of rolling hills and jagged landscape. Most of the day was spent hunkered down staring through a pair […]