Winter Chukar Hunting

Written by Kyle Graf and posted on December 31st, 2012 | Comments

Ah Chukars, not for the faint of heart. Many refer to them as the “devil birds”. Find the steepest mountains, with the most rocks, and there you will find Chukars. This trip home I was able to hook up with […]



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Guest Post

Written by Kyle Graf and posted on December 15th, 2012 | Leave A Comment

Fly Fishing in Dordogne, France To be honest, France is not the first place that comes into my mind when talking about fishing destinations in Europe. It is mainly because of my limited knowledge of France’s fishing scene, plus the […]



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Apache Bass

Written by Kyle Graf and posted on December 10th, 2012 | Comments

First some history. The Salt river runs west from the tops of the White mountains down steep and formidable canyons before emptying into this giant flat valley that is the greater Phoenix area. Long before any of us desert dwellers […]



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Gear Review: Redington Form Game Rod

Written by Kyle Graf and posted on December 1st, 2012 | Comments

Redington is fast becoming one of my favorite fly fishing companies. New innovative products continue to come month after month. I’ve had the chance to play around with their new Form Game Rod for the last little bit. In a […]



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Cold Fall Fishing in Arizona

Written by Kyle Graf and posted on November 19th, 2012 | Comments

Met back up with Alan for a quick day trip. We headed to a high lake in search of fall spawning Browns. It was 16* when we got there, snow all over, no other people. While we spotted some large […]



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Gamble’s Quail and the First Storm of Winter

Written by Kyle Graf and posted on November 13th, 2012 | Comments

It’s finally cooling off in Arizona. This weekend was especially cool. Lows right around freezing where we hunted. A welcome change for this cold blooded guy and his hard running Brittany. I drove down to Tucson in the dark. Work […]



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Gear Review: Redington Sonic-Pro Zip Front Wader

Written by Kyle Graf and posted on November 11th, 2012 | Leave A Comment

Let me start out by saying that up until this year, I was convinced that no one could touch Simms when it comes to waders. I still have a pair of G3 Convertibles that work great, but this year my […]



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Fall is my Favorite

Written by Kyle Graf and posted on October 29th, 2012 | Comments

Alan and I could hardly wait as we drove to Sky Harbor International Airport. We were heading to Utah for three solid days of fall fishing. Utah weather is never consistent. We were planning this trip the first of September […]



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Surf Fishing, Puerto Peñasco Mexico

Written by Kyle Graf and posted on October 2nd, 2012 | Comments

I was fortunate to be able to fish in Mexico over the weekend. One of the perks of living in Arizona is that we can be to the north end of the Sea of Cortez in about four hours. Rick […]



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Gear Review: Fishpond Nimbus Guide Pack

Written by Kyle Graf and posted on September 18th, 2012 | Comments

How to carry all that crap…. the golden question plaguing the nation of fly fishers. We tend to be a nervous bunch, needing to take everything but the kitchen sink on every fishing trip. What if they want dries today? […]



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