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General Meeting – Sept 8, 2016

Peter Scafaru Fly Fishing the March Captain Peter Scafaru, C.I. caught his first fish, a bluegill, at 4 years old on a worm with a cane pole in Ohio.  Thanks, Grandpa!  Boy, was he excited about that fish, and his…

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Lefty Kreh Leader Knot

You may never need a surgeons knot again.

1940s bamboo rod is a 9 foot, three-piece with 2 tips

By Jim Schultz This beautiful 1940s bamboo rod is a 9 foot, three-piece with 2 tips, has been totally reconditioned by me. It is in excellent condition. Tips are the correct length and straight. A new beautiful blue agate stripping…

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Trout production to resume at Willow Beach National Fish Hatchery

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials have announced that a new water intake for the Willow Beach National Fish Hatchery (NFH) has been built and successfully tested in Lake Mohave…

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Trico Poly-Wing Spinner

Hook: Standard dry, size 12-22 Thread: Brown 6/0 or 8/0 Wing: White Antron or poly yarn Tail: Dun hackle fibers or Microfibets Abdomen: Olive, brown, or black dubbing Thorax: Brown dubbing Head: Thread   1. Place the debarbed hook into…

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Fly Fishing Equipment For Sale

Contact Dennis Lockett: 602-885-4075 St Croix Avid/A793.4, 7’9”, 3 wt, 4 pc fly rod with case $150  Orvis Battenkill BBS II, 3 wt, reel loaded with SA WF3 float line GPX, with second spool loaded w/SA WF4 F/S wet…

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General Education – Dubbing

Our class this month will feature the huge quantity of dubbing material donated to Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing and our club by Jason Jones. The class will show what dubbing is available, how to blend/mix it, and how to…

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Fly Tiers Meet Up

AFC Fly Tiers Guild Meets August 24: We have had a number of requests for a VERY informal get together to tie flies of our own liking and share techniques and materials used. Depending on the response, we will meet…

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Presidents Lines – August Newsletter

Hello AFC members. It is August and hot, hot, and more hot here in the Valley. It is the time of year to match the hatch in the White Mountains and start planning for fall fishing. I can’t wait. We are getting some great pictures on AZFISHBOOK; keep those pictures coming, especially…

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Canyon Creek Update – Jake Jaeger

General Meeting Sunnyslope Community Center August 11th, 2016 7:00 pm – 8:45 Jake Jaeger of AZGFD will update us on the restoration of Canyon Creek.  Located at the base of the Mogollon Rim, Canyon Creek is well known for its wild, naturally-reproducing brown trout population, supplemented with stocked rainbows, and…

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