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Arizona Wanderings T-Shirts

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Arizona Wanderings T-Shirts They are here. This is a big day at Arizona Wanderings with the incorporation of the new logo design by Jason Jones. These t-shirts are now available for $20 and will ensure more small stream fishing trips, hunting adventures, gear reviews, and random mutterings to come. If you like what you read […]

Arizona Fly Fishing: Extras

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Antonio was able to send me over some other pictures of this past weekend from his camera. Always kind of interesting seeing a trip from someone else’s point of view. First pool. Looking at this picture, I’m pretty sure I had already lost my net at this point. It would not be a typical day […]

Arizona Fly Fishing: The Mogollon Rim

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Saturday morning started early as I drove to meet up with a new friend (and now, good buddy) to fish some new water on the Rim. Antonio is a Arizona native and has a great knowledge and even bigger passion for fly fishing in Arizona. We made short work of the hike while bushwacking to […]

Fly Fishing Arizona: Rim Creeks (part 2)

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After a great morning of fishing, the wind started to really gust and the temperatures started to climb, so Jason and I opted to try something else. ¬†Sitting on the tailgate while eating some lunch, we deliberated our options and finally sped our way to a fairly well known creek that offered more shade and […]

Fly Fishing Arizona: Rim Creeks (part 1)

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I could tell spring had arrived when I opted not to wear waders. Wet wading in early April is one of the perks of living in Arizona. After a long winter of very poor and sporadic small stream fishing, I picked up a fly tying buddy and pointed the truck north. We opted to head […]

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 […]

Arizona Flies for Sale

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Alright…those links are up on the side and are now officially working. Sorry about that. I appreciate the support and kind words that everyone is dropping off. It is always nice to hear from new folks who are finding the site, as well as the friends that continually stop by. Thanks again. Ben