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Rambling Review – Garmin Etrex H GPS Unit


Rambling Review – Garmin Etrex H GPS Unit Why: In short, I don’t like getting lost. When I moved to Arizona the new big country was very daunting and I always had a sick feeling in my stomach as I watched the truck get smaller and smaller the farther I walk away.  Specifically, quail hunting […]

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…

Fly Fishing Arizona: Rainbow Trout on the Mogollon Rim (Part 2)


Our mid-morning change of plans put us on to a different part of the same creek. From the ponderosa pine, drop and plunge water, we entered a completely different world of steep canyon walls and deep pools. The rainbows we were catching here were equally as beautiful as the ones above. I switched over to […]

Fly Fishing Arizona: Rainbow Trout on the Mogollon Rim (Part 1)


My wife thinks I am insane, but does not even budge when my alarm rings at 2:15 in the morning. Coffee, gear, and a granola bar keep me company for the hour drive across town to meet up with Antonio where after a refill of coffee from the thermos, the cruise get’s set on 75 […]