Oak Creek - Sedona, Arizona Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Fly Fishing Map of Oak Creek, AZ
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Oak Creek - Sedona, Arizona Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
OC starts to fish really well after Labor Day wekend generally. Look for large BWO's and midge hatches. Terrestrials would be a go to. AZGFD planted a ton of Gila trout throughout the creek.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Oak Creek is currently Excellent

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow: average

Visibility: 24 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 40 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: All Day

Best stretch: Grasshopper, Banjo and Call of the Canyon

Best access point:

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

streamers Mayflies eggs midges

Fish species: Brown and Rainbow Trout

Fishing season: All Year-Watch Flagstaff weather

Nearest airport: Phoenix Sky Harbor

Person Fishing in a stream

Oak Creek Description

Oak Creek is a beautiful small stream located in the red rocks right outside of Sedona, Arizona. This creek is stocked with rainbow trout and has a wild population of brown trout as well. Some of the browns in this small stream can go over 5lbs, with most in the 14-18" range. There is a small catch and release area where the West Fork of Oak Creek comes in. Access is easy from the 89A north of Sedona, but ...

Techniques & Tips

Use some bigger darker nymphs, size 16 princes or so. Dead drift a bugger by the bigger pools. Large hoppers will work great

7-Day Forecast

Look for BWO's about a 16 Fish should be hungry if you can find them. Large parachutes and midge droppers will work. MAybe a large white streamer.

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