Salt River, Arizona Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Salt River, Arizona Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Try swinging small hare's ears and bright colored baetis imitations.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Salt River is currently Excellent

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow:

Visibility: 20 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 56 Degrees F

Water condition: Stained

Best time of day to fish: All day

Best stretch: Phon D Sutton, Blue Point Bridge, Water Users

Best access point: Phon D Sutton, Blue Point Bridge, Water Users

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Fish species: Bass, Carp, Suckers, Winter Trout Stocking

Fishing season: Year Round, Trout Stocking in Winter

Nearest airport: Phoenix Sky Harbor

Salt River Description

The Salt River is located just east of the Phoenix Metro area. It is home to a year round bass, carp and sucker population and is stocked April through March with Rainbow Trout. The is the closest place to town where you can catch a trout in moving water. Early in the season (Oct-Jan) can be tricky fishing above Phon D Sutton until the Salt River Project start moving water out Stewart Mountain Dam on Saguaro ...

Techniques & Tips

Fish dries in the early morning near Blue Point Bridge or strip buggers.

7-Day Forecast

Still should be a few trout, but try for the bass also.


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