ARIZONA TROUT STREAMS AND THEIR HATCHES: FLY-FISHING IN THE HIGH DESERTS OF ARIZONA AND WESTERN NEW
Author: Charles R. Meck & John Rohmer
Publisher: W.W. NORTON & COMPANY, Sep 2005
Complete guide to Arizon'a trout waters, revised & updated. Discover brilliant & uncrowded trout fishing in a variety of waters, from bottom-release tailwater fisheries to fertile high-desert creeks. When, where, & how to go; what flies to expect on the water, & how to imitate them. Hatch charts, 20 maps, 50 B&W photos; 6x9 inches, 224 pgs.
The first edition has sold about 10,000 copies!
Northern winters are cruel and endless, especially if you're a fly-fisherman. You could always tie flies and rent A River Runs Through It for the umpteenth time, but this book offers a more satisfying escape. Pack up the camper and head for Arizona, where you'll find mild temperatures and cloudless skies. More to the point, you'll discover brilliant and uncrowded trout fishing in a variety of rivers and streams, from bottom-release tailwater fisheries to fertile high-desert creeks, from the Colorado River to the Valley of the Sun.
This guide includes:
* When and where to go and how to get there
* What flies to expect on the water, and how best to imitate them
* Detailed text and comprehensive maps
* Local fly patterns and hatch charts
WHAT THE EXPERTS ARE SAYING:
"This guide answers all the right questions for resident or visiting fly-fishers and will even be of interest to the armchair angler who is procrastinating about fly-fishing the beautiful state of Arizona."
Phil Camera, coauthor, Flyfishing Tips, Techniques, and Strategies from the Experts
"Charlie Meck knows more about American hatches than any other writer."
--John Randolph, editor, Fly Fisherman magazine.
ABOUT THE AUTHORS:
Charles Meck is the author of 12 books & countless articles on fly fishing. His books include Trout Streams & Hatches of Pennsylvania; Mid-Atlantic Trout Streams & Their Hatches, and The Hatches Made Simple. He spends his summers in Pennsylvania Furnace, PA., and his winters in Mesa, Arizona.
John Rohmer has been fishing the streams & lakes of the high country for 40 years. He divides his time between his fly tying materials' business, guiding for smallmouth bass in Arizona's high mountain lakes, and his responsibilities as co-owner of the pro-shop, Arizona Flyfishing, in Tempe.