Tag: fishing

Anglers spring fishing is complete

We had three derbies with local schools in early March. The catch is mostly catfish with an occasional bass. The bait is hotdogs. The kids have a lot of fun, and it is rewarding to be a part of the experience. So if you like to fish and want to do your good deed for…

Anglers spring fishing scheduled

We have scheduled three derbies with local schools for early March. They are Monday, March 6; Wednesday, March 8; and Friday, March 10. We need all the help we can get to stage a fun event for the youngsters. They arrive around 9:00 a.m. They sign in, get name tags and take a group picture.…

Sun Lakes Fly Fishing Club news

George Abernathy I recently made some changes to our meeting location and meeting times. On Tuesday January 3, club members got together at the Stone & Barrel Restaurant in Oakwood. We will be meeting there on the first and third Tuesday of every month for breakfast and/or coffee in the bar area. The feedback I’ve…

Fall fly fishing

George Abernathy On Wednesday, October 5, Sun Lakes Fly Fishing Club members Brad Smith, Bob Ralph, Dan Rheinauer and I met at Becker Lake in Springerville. There’s nothing like a peaceful drive through the mountains and let me say that autumn is a beautiful season. What’s not to love about mild temperatures and achingly clear…

Anglers ready to go fishing

The schools are booked so it is time to get ready to help some kids have the time of their life. The dates are all in November starting with Friday the 4th, Wednesday the 9th, Tuesday the 15th, Wednesday the 16th, Thursday the 17th, and Wednesday the 23rd. If you are new in town or…

Sun Lakes Fly Fishing Club

While fly fishing at Lee’s Ferry last October, club members observed these mountain goats coming down for a drink.

George Abernathy Last year was very rewarding for those club members that participated in the 20 plus one day and overnight fly fishing trips we went on. Members landed everything from tilapia, bass, sun fish, carp, crappie and trout, including a five lb. rainbow that was landed at the San Juan River on a size…

Spring fishing taking shape

The club will host the Grandparents Derby on March 26, the Saturday before Easter Sunday. This fishing experience is for grandchildren of all Sun Lake residents. It is held at Lake Six which is directly behind the Sun Lakes Country Club Clubhouse. Sign in at 8:30 a.m. and fishing begins at 9:00 a.m. For the…

Anglers preparing for Spring fishing

We are making plans for the spring fishing derbies. Looks like March will be a busy month. We have commitments for Tuesday, March 1 and Friday, March 11. The club, of course, will host the Grandparents Derby. As usual, it is on the Saturday before Easter witch is the 26th. It is always very popular…