Springtime in the Desert = BASS

Written by Kyle Graf and posted on April 16th, 2013 | Comments

Its mid-March in Phoenix. The winter has been short, as usual. It seems that as soon as it cools down here its already warming up again. As the water at the local reservoirs warms up the bass move shallow, start […]

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Gear Review: RIO Fly Lines Outbound Short and Grand

Written by Kyle Graf and posted on January 15th, 2013 | Comments

For those that know me it’s really no secret. I’m sold on RIO fly lines. I love them. I’ve used pretty much all the top fly lines on the market and RIO just has has it figured out. RIO allowed […]

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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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Summer Time, and the Livin’s Easy

Written by Kyle Graf and posted on July 20th, 2012 | Comments

Just returned from a long weekend in Hunting Beach and La Jolla with the family.  The camera had battery issues so I made due with the iPhone. Sorry about the poor photo quality. I’ll quickly highlight some of the fun […]

Bass - Fish - Fly Fishing - General - Ocean - Pacific - Sleep When Your Dead

There will be ups… and there will be downs

Written by Kyle Graf and posted on May 22nd, 2012 | Comments

That pretty much sums up the trip I just returned from. I’ll try to keep this brief although so much happened it will be difficult. Early Friday I boarded an allegiant flight and went from desert to mountain valley in […]

Bass - Carp Fly Fishing - Fish - Fly Fishing - Henrys Fork - Idaho - Salmonflies - Smallmouth Bass - Snake River - Stoneflies - Trout


Written by Kyle Graf and posted on April 16th, 2012 | Comments

Had a great overnight trip to Lake Havasu this week. Everet drove down from Idaho and Kevin Krai of Fly Fish AZ showed us around. The weather was ok on Thursday but definitely cool for this time of year. It […]

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