Mogollon Rim Fishing


Fly Fishing Arizona & Greenfish…

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After writing a piece on fly fishing Arizona and the sustainability of wild trout populations, I was surprised by the great response that the article received. “Kudos” and “right ons” filled my email and comment box and I was glad to put into words how many people feel about wild fisheries. I appreciate the support […]

Arizona Fly Fishing: Catch and Release

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Arizona Fly Fishing: Sustainability When most people think of Arizona, fly fishing is not the first thought that springs to mind. Although rattlesnakes and saguaro cacti are the typical icons of this great state, I would like to draw attention to another section of wildlife. Fish. Arizona has some of the most rugged and beautiful […]

Rambling Review – The Orvis River Guard™ Ultralight Wading Boot with EcoTraX Soles

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Rambling Review – The Orvis River Guard™ Ultralight Wading Boot with EcoTraX Soles Why? I recently upgraded my felt soled Henry Fork II wading boots which were completely devoid of felt from the miles of walking that I had put on them. I found my way back to Orvis and upgraded to the new River […]

Hooked Up Films Comes for a Visit…

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Several months ago, I was fortunate enough to be contacted by Eric Davis from Hooked Up Films who had found me through the Outdoor Blogger Network. Eric hails from Bend, Oregon and was going to be in town for the Thanksgiving weekend. While here, he hoped to sample some of the local Arizona stream fishing […]

AW Crayfish…

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This is a good pattern to drift or strip through those crawdad infested streams and lakes that can be found throughout Arizona’s high country. A couple of people have emailed looking for more specifics, so here are the basic steps for tying up AW Crayfish. Enjoy… Materials: Hook: #8 streamer hook Thread: Brown 6/0 Uni-Thread […]

Mini Hopper Tutorial

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At a few requests, here are the fairly simple steps to tying the mini hopper. I cannot really take any credit for this fly as I have taken most of the ideas from other sources. Together it really does the trick as a summer terrestrial or caddis imitation pattern. Without further ado here we go: […]