Arizona


Fly Fishing Arizona: Small Stream Smallmouth

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It was a hot morning to say the least, and after we had run a couple of errands earlier in the day, my friend, David, and I headed into a creek that runs through some lower elevation. The hike in was longer than we expected, but the ice-cold water at the bottom was very fishy […]

White Mountain Fly Fishing

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After our first day in the White Mountains did not live up to our expectations, Antonio and I did a bit of exploring on another stretch of water also in the Whites. The day turned out to be better than expected and we both were able to pull in some beautiful brown trout from one […]

Fly Fishing Arizona: White Mountains

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Made it up to the mountains a while back and was able to fish a beautiful stretch of water. The effects of the Wallow Fire could be seen along the stream. Although the water looked prime and there was plenty of bug life, the fishing was slow and subpar. ¬†We pulled a handful of rainbows […]

Fly Fishing Arizona: It only takes one fish

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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

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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 able […]

Fly Fishing Arizona: The White Mountains

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The brown trout are fat and healthy, but greedier than ever. This season has started out rather well for me, and I’m excited to try continue trying new water to see what Arizona holds. Fly fishing in Arizona truly can be a rollcoaster ride, with ups and many downs. One thing that I have learned […]

Smith Creek New Zealand Products

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One of the coolest products that I have is the Smith Creek Net Holster. I did a review on it a while back and it’s one of those pieces of gear that has stood the test of time and abuse on the water. Smith Creek New Zealand is always looking to fill a nitch or […]