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White Mountain Fly Fishing

White Mountain Lakes

June brings tons of phenomenal opportunities for superb fly fishing in the White Mountains. The deep snowpack we’ve enjoyed this year throughout most of the west has pushed back the timing of our prime river and stream conditions by over a month. Good news is the abundance of water will extend the time frame of favorable fishing conditions this year.  Better yet, the time to go is “NOW”. The still waters have already been fishing well, and stripping streamers like AZ Simi Seal Leeches in black/red and olive/green have been picking up nice fish.  These still-water fisheries include lakes like Becker, Big Lake, Horseshoe Lake and Reservation Lake.  Fishing an indicator rig with the top fly being a red, green or gray chironomid pattern (Jumbo Juju Chironomid) with a Balanced leech pattern as the bottom fly is also super effective.

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White Mountain Streams

Lots of folks have been asking how the stream fishing is right now, and we are delighted to say the time is finally here.  Go Fishing Now!  The flows in the streams and rivers like the Black, White and Little Colorado are dropping and are also clearing up rapidly. Note that a good dead drift with a nymph or attractor dry fly will produce some fresh, healthy and hungry fish. Get out in the cool mountain air and enjoy.

Come see us at the shop for the latest updates and the best flies, gear and knowledge to get hooked into some beautiful fish in beautiful places. 

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