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Bring Your Rods To The Rim

Arizona’s High Country Offers Excellent Angling Now

 

August 15, 2012

Arizona’s High Country Fishing

Bring Your Rods To The Rim

Arizona’s High Country Offers Excellent Angling Now

By Rory Aikens

AZGFD

Monsoon rains have helped our high mountain lakes. For many getting ready to head back to school, it's time for one last summer fishing fling.

So, here are some tips for a summer fling.

Tough to beat the Mogollon Rim Country. You can fish Woods Canyon, Willow Springs Lake, Christopher Creek, Tonto Creek, Canyon Creek, Haigler Creek, and Bear Canyon all on the same trip — if you so desire. Take along a rain jacket and get ready for Monsoon rains to wash the desert heat out of your body.

Big Lake

My all-time summer favorite is Big Lake in The White Mountains. This is our largest high country lake and it's also fairly deep, which translates into good fishing opportunities even during the dog days of summer.

Shore fishing might not be all that great right now — boats really help. It just s

 

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