Mogollon Rim Fishing

Fly Fishing Arizona: Creek Fishing (Part 1)


It has been a month since I was last on the small streams and it has been too long. Saturday morning dawned cool and clear as my buddy, Jason, and I turned into the pullout. We decided he would drop my off on the lower part to let me fish up while he went up […]

Hunting Stands and Thunderstorms…


A bittersweet day in the field found me scoping out my hunting stand for the upcoming turkey/deer archery season. The day was bittersweet because I know that with archery season comes the new school year. So while this week I am setting up a ground blind thinking about water and food sources for my quarry, […]

Arizona Fly Fishing: Summertime Small Streams (Part 2)


I woke to the beauty of the Arizona sun, rising across the canyon and beaming light into ¬†every corner of the forest. Breakfast rivaled dinner from the night, and the eggs, hash browns, homemade breads and coffee provided us with plenty of energy to break down camp and get things under way. The morning started […]

Arizona Fly Fishing – Summertime Small Stream (Part 1)


There is something about the sound of heavy tires crunching over a dirt road on the way to an ice-cold creek. Anticipation was running high as I had not fished these streams for over a month, and I was worried what condition the Arizona summer had put them in. Gear was sorted on the tailgate […]

Arizona Fly Fishing: Spring Backpacking (Day 2)


The morning sun broke the brisk chill that hung in the canyon and we sat in the sun trying to get warm. After thawing out we headed to the water to see if we could bring some of those trout back out from the depths, I missed to fish after about an hour and a […]

Fly Fishing Arizona: A Little Backpacking Adventure…


The past three days have been a whirlwind (partially thanks to this Six Flags promo) and there are photos of fish and the Arizona backcountry to weed through. I will have some trip reports coming out in the next few days, but until then, feast on a couple of my favorites…