If you’re looking for fishing in Sedona and Northern Arizona, look no further! Sedona Fly Fishing Adventures is the ONLY locally owned and ONLY fully licensed Fly Fishing Guide Service, by the National Forest Service and Arizona Fish and Game, for Sedona’s beautiful Oak Creek Canyon and Verde Valley. Also serving Northern Arizona, Chevelon Creek, and Silver Creek in the White Mountains. Enjoy a Red Rock filled adventure as you team up for great fishing and stories to tell the grand kids! Reserve your spot today, Book it and Hook it!
Oak Creek Canyon is a river gorge located along the Mogollon Rim in northern Arizona between the cities of Flagstaff and Sedona. The canyon is often described as a smaller cousin of the Grand Canyon because of its scenic beauty. State Route 89A enters the canyon on its north end via a series of hairpin turns before traversing the bottom of the canyon for about 13 miles (20.8 kilometers) until the highway enters the town of Sedona. Oak Creek yields great fishing year round with Rainbow Trout and Brown Trout in it’s prestine pools from West Fork down to where it enters the Verde River. Oak Creek is a smaller technical stream that requires patience, a stealthy approach, and agility in and out of the water. Bring your camera as Oak Creek Canyon is a photographers dream, awesome cliffs abound with breathtaking wildlife including Otters, Bald Eagles, Blue Herons, Deer and sometimes the occasional Black Bear! We hope you’ll join us on an adventure!
Chevelon Canyon Lake is a small reservoir located in northern Arizona, about 15 mi (24 km) west of the city of Heber. It is one in a series of small, canyon-bound lakes located on the Mogollon Rim, collectively referred to as the Rim Lakes. It is among the most difficult to access in the region. It is also the second reservoir on Chevelon Creek, downstream from Woods Canyon Lake. Chevelon Canyon is one of the most remote and beautiful area’s in our state. The big Brown Trout that make it home are amoung the best looking fish in the West. Enjoy a hike and some campfire time on this adventure, all the while enjoying some great alone time fly fishing. We take float tubes on this adventure to get you on the big water! It’s a remote camping trip, so come prepared!
Silver Creek is a 45-mile-long (72 km) stream located in the White Mountains of Arizona north of Show Low. The facility includes an 840-acre wildlife area that is open to the public for fishing and hunting. This is a popular destination and has opportunities for viewing all forms of wildlife. The Rainbow Trout in Silver Creek are some of the biggest and best Arizona has to offer! They range in size from 12 inches to 25 inches and are quite the fight. Silver Creek also boosts the Apache Trout, which is a native trout to Arizona and can only be found in these waters. A beautiful golden yellow with distinctive dark spots, you’ll know when you’ve hooked a good one. There is an established trail along the creek, but during wet weather the area is extremely muddy. Use caution while traversing the hatchery property. The hatchery is the primary facility for growing & stocking Apache trout, which are one of the state’s two native trout species (the other is the endangered Gila trout). The only place Apache trout can be caught in the world is the White Mountains of Arizona. Silver Creek is a small hatchery, producing about 80,000 catchable sized Apache trout each year. Apache trout are stocked into selected streams and lakes in the White Mountains, including Silver Creek, the East Fork of the Black River, West Fork of the Black River, Sheeps Crossing on the Little Colorado River.
Verde River The head of the Verde River begins below the dam that catches water from the Big Chino Wash and Williamson Valley Wash combining to create Sullivan Lake in Yavapai County, Arizona. This occurs during periods of sufficient precipitation. The Verde flows freely above and below ground for 125 miles (200 km) through private, state, tribal and United States Forest Service lands, specifically the Tonto National Forest, before encountering the first of two dams that make Horseshoe Lake and Bartlett Lake. The Verde River and the Salt River confluence near Fountain Hills. The cities of Camp Verde, Clarkdale and Cottonwood are located along the river and constitute the primary population centers. The Verde is a fisherman’s paradise with its diversity in aquatic life. Species on this river include Rainbow Trout, Small and Largemouth Bass, Catfish, Roundtail Chub, Carp, Sunfish and the occasional Brown Trout, which we will help you get hooked on everyone!