Rainbow Trout


New Mexico Fly Fishing: The San Juan River

18 Comments

Headed to the San Juan River with my friends Jason and Kristen for a 3 day fly fishing trip. After the recent cold snaps here in the Southwest, we were happy to see the temperatures climbing back up. The first day was a gorgeous blue bird day with plenty of sunshine. We worked our way […]

Arizona Fly Fishing: Scouting

14 Comments

We sped up to the White Mountains on Friday evening and enjoyed a small campfire before heading to bed. The elk bugling woke us at first light and after a bit of breakfast, we headed down the road to the wash. We bailed into the trail-less canyon and walked several miles to the point of […]

Arizona Fly Fishing – Mogollon Rim

13 Comments

It still is difficult for friends, and especially my wife, to fully grasp the reasons that I get up so early on Saturday mornings to hike my way back into some creek on the off chance I will have a shot at a nice fish. Luckily, I have fishing friends who have the same compulsions […]

Arizona Fly Fishing – Small Streams

13 Comments

I spent Saturday on the Rim flinging flies to small stream trout. It never ceases to amaze me that we have such beautiful places to fly fish in Arizona. Knowing that it will be a while until I get back up to the high country, I opted to maximize my time and fish three of […]

Arizona Fly Fishing: Lees Ferry (Part 1)

18 Comments

A month or two ago, my buddy Kyle, of Sleep When You’re Dead, ┬áinvited me to head up to the famous Colorado River and fish Lees Ferry with him and a couple of other guys. Having always wanted to fish this unique and beautiful river, I jumped at the chance and started tying a whole […]

Arizona Fly Fishing: Lees Ferry

4 Comments

I spent the weekend in northern Arizona fly fishing the Colorado River for the famous Lees Ferry rainbow trout. The weather was beautiful, the fishing was fantastic, and the company was superb. I could not have asked for a better weekend with a great group of guys. I have a whole passel of pictures to […]