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Rim Streams

Rating - Good   

Monday, Oct 11 2021
This report will apply to all the streams in the Mogollon Rim area outside of Payson, including Canyon Creek, Christopher Creek, Haigler Creek, Tonto Creek, and Horton Creek. Creeks are flowing low and clear, but coming up some with all the rain. After a rain if the water is slight discolored can be a great time to target these Creeks. Small spinners, crickhoppers, or powerbait and night crawlers will work. Fly fisherman should try dry dropper rigs with natural colored bead head nymphs below. A stimulator dry with a bead head pheasant tail or hares ear is hard to beat on most of the streams. For bigger browns try Tonto or Canyon Creek. Be stealthy and hike far to find the bigger fish. Brown trout will start to become more aggressive with the fall spawn approaching.




Monday, Oct 11 2021



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Tonto Creek, Christopher Creek, Haigler Creek, Canyon Creek, Horton Creek

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Rim Streams


Rating - Good

This report will apply to all the streams in the Mogollon Rim area outside of Payson, including Canyon Creek, Christopher Creek, Haigler Creek, Tonto Creek, and Horton Creek. Creeks are flowing low and clear, but coming up some with all the rain. After a rain if the water is slight discolored can be a great time to target these Creeks. Small spinners, crickhoppers, or powerbait and night crawlers will work. Fly fisherman should try dry dropper rigs with natural colored bead head nymphs below. A stimulator dry with a bead head pheasant tail or hares ear is hard to beat on most of the streams. For bigger browns try Tonto or Canyon Creek. Be stealthy and hike far to find the bigger fish. Brown trout will start to become more aggressive with the fall spawn approaching.


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