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Switching Gears

Summer.  Its that time of year in the desert.  In some places fisherman count the days until it arrives.  Where I’m from, its hot.  ….really hot.  I mean, like…surface of the sun hot.  The gear in the boat gets so hot you can’t pick it up and on some days …

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The HammerHead

The HammerHead   This creation is the product of a gurgler modification project I undertook awhile back.   I spent the better part of the topwater season one year messing with gurglers, mostly trying to get them to cast better.  Now when it comes to catching fish, the gurgler needs no modification.  However, …

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The Saggy Shad

This fly was so named after the local lake where I do most of my fishing, Saguaro Lake, mostly known to the locals as Saggy.  This is the go to fly when I fish new waters and don’t know whats going on or I just show up at the lake …

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Ice Out Time in AZ

Ice out is a much awaited time for everyone after a long winter. Here in AZ the winters aren’t so long and sometimes they’re not so…well, wintery. This is usually the first trout trip of the season for me and because of the unusually warm temps in Feb. it was …

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