No Nonsense Guide to Fly Fishing Arizona

By Glenn Tinnin

32 fly fishing waters including streams & lakes. Great for residents and tourists! 2-color, detailed maps; 8x11 inches, 82 pgs.


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ISBN: 1-892469-02-2

EAN: 978-1-892469-02-1

Binding: Softcover

Publish Date: 13/06/1999

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If you’re traveling through the Grand Canyon State, bring your gear and this guidebook! Glenn Tinnin has explored Arizona’s waters for more than 20 years. He explains where to go and how to fly fish mountain streams, lakes, bass waters, reservoirs, the legendary “Lees Ferry” section of the Colorado River, and even nearby saltwater fly fishing in the Sea of Cortez. Includes best water, hatches and flies, the best time to fish, equipment you’ll need, accommodations and maps.
Every fly angler has heard of Lees Ferry, but the rest of Arizona yields extraordinary and little-known fishing. The No Nonsense approach means you won’t waste time. In a few moments you’ll know how and where to fly fish in the Grand Canyon State. Detailed, hand-drawn maps annotated by the author show you where to fish and how to get there. Illustrations show you flies, fish and everything you need.

•Bartlett Lake
•Black River
•Canyon Creek
•Chevelon Canyon Reservoir
•Christmas Tree Lake
•Colorado River (Lees Ferry)
•Crescent Lake
•Earl Park Lake
•Lake Mary & JD Dam Lake
•Lake Pleasant
•Lake Powell
•Lee Valley Lake
•Little Colorado River
•Lower Salt River
•Oak Creek
•Patagonia/Arivaca Lakes
•Puerto Penasco
•Rim Country
•Sunrise Lake
•Warm Water Lakes
•White Mountain Lakes
•White River, North Fork

“It’s hard to imagine anyone more qualified to take on the project of explaining where to fly fish in Arizona than Glenn Tinnin. If your plans include fly fishing, whether you are visiting or living in Arizona, Glenn’s book is invaluable. That goes for the beginner and seasoned fly fishing pro.” --Gary Graham, Owner of guide service Baja On The Fly and author of Gary Graham’s No Nonsense Guide To Fly Fishing Southern Baja and Gary Graham’s No Nonsense Guide To Fly Fishing Magdalena Bay

Glenn Tinnin first went fly fishing in Colorado in 1977. He then made it his life’s work. As owner of Compleat Flyfishing in Scottsdale, he explored Arizona for over 25 years. Glenn has guided fly fishers at Lees Ferry, founding Lees Ferry Fishing Expeditions in 1982. He has appeared on ESPN Outdoor Adventure Magazine and has guided such fly fishing notables as Joan and Lee Wulff, Maggy Merriman, Chuck Rizzuto, Press Powell and Dave Hughes. He is also the only Arizonan to have competed in the Jackson Hole One Fly invitational fly fishing tournament. He has published numerous articles in local fishing magazines.

Glenn spends 75 to 100 days a year fly fishing as well as instructing at fly fishing schools, speaking at clubs, schools, and functions. He is also an avid saltwater fly fisher and has caught 34 species of ocean fish on a fly rod.

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Weight 0.45 lbs
Dimensions 8.3 × 0.2 × 11.1 in


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