Big Group at Pyramid Lake

Written by Kyle Graf and posted on April 6th, 2014 | Comments

Last year was a really good time at Pyramid. Four of us drove up from Phoenix, only one of us had been before. As the trip ended we were immediately planning a return trip. Four of us turned into seven […]



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Back in Time, at Pyramid Lake

Written by Kyle Graf and posted on April 21st, 2013 | Comments

“We’ll switch off and take turns driving.” That was the plan as we left Phoenix at 6:00 pm and started a 12 hour drive to Northern Nevada. Ben was too excited to sleep and just kept going. He made it […]



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Gear Review: Costa Del Mar Sunglasses

Written by Kyle Graf and posted on March 22nd, 2013 | Comments

Works been crazy. I’ve been glued to my desk, trying to keep up. Business is good and that’s a good thing but I needed a break. Bass are protecting beds during their annual spawn at our local reservoir so I […]



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Spring has Sprung

Written by Kyle Graf and posted on March 17th, 2013 | Comments

The Pike fishing is already wide open. We’ve been catching fish on topwater flies and big streamers. Visual, vicious takes. Too much fun!



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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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Gear Review: Red Truck Diesel Fly Reel

Written by Kyle Graf and posted on July 1st, 2012 | Leave A Comment

Simplicity. It’s really what fly fishing is all about. Taking the complication out of rod and reel and stripping it down to a tool for casting, something to hold line, line itself, and a bug, or a small fish imitation. […]



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Pike on the Fly, AZ Style

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

Arizona is known for a lot of things but Northern Pike are not usually one of them. Thankfully we do have some high country here and the water stays cool enough year round to support a great populations of them. […]



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Christmas in June

Written by Kyle Graf and posted on June 9th, 2012 | Comments

Triple digit temps sure get old fast. On Thursday I’d had enough and headed for the high country of Eastern Arizona. The flora and temperature change drastically as the elevation increases. The first stop was a creek full of beautiful […]



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Arizona Wanderings

Written by Kyle Graf and posted on May 14th, 2012 | Comments

May continues to bring above average fishing.  Yesterday was spent with Kc and Kirk fly fishing in Arizona’s White Mountains.  The Whites are like a whole different world from the desert heat of the valley.  There were several times where […]



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