Christmas Tree Lake


Fly Fishing Arizona: Christmas Tree Lake

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“Blip.” A trout rises to the right. The fly dropped softly, a foot short of the center of the concentric ripples and the krystal flash wings gleamed in the morning sunlight. There was an ever so slight pause before the nose of the Apache trout broke the surface. The ant pattern disappeared, the hook was […]

Arizona Fly Fishing: Christmas Tree Lake

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On a¬†recent trip home from Pyramid Lake, the¬†conversation in the truck turned to fishing in Arizona. We started scheming and pretty soon we had made a makeshift plan to fish Christmas Tree Lake. Christmas Tree Lake on the White Mountain Apache Reservation is arguably the prettiest lake in Arizona, and the Apache Trout that live […]