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Best Scenic Fly Fishing in Arizona


Hannagan Meadow is located near the headwaters of 3 Arizona watersheds: the Black, Blue, and Little Colorado Rivers.

The area is known for some of the best, most scenic stream fly fishing in Arizona. Several lakes are also accessible to the Hannagan Meadow area. Some locations are easy access, while others require some hiking to get to the river waters. You can learn the art of fly fishing with a lesson or perfect your casting technique with a half or full day guided trip. Let us help!


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Meet the Guide

Wendy Kreuger, our fly-fishing guide

Wendy Krueger has been fly-fishing since she was 10 when her dad gave her a rod to fish the Gallatin River in Montana. Her 34 years of teaching and coaching experience give her clients immediate feedback and improvement in their skills. She has taught fly fishing to anglers as young as 6 and those well into their 60’s. She has donated time to Casting for Recovery, a national program dedicated to helping breast cancer survivors learn the art of fly-fishing. An avid hiker and biologist, Wendy provides local insight into the natural wonders that abound in the White Mountain area.

Wendy Krueger now lives in Tucson, AZ. She has CPR and First Aid certifications, as well as hundreds of on-trail hours. Whether it is flyfishing or a scenic day hike into the wilderness or primitive areas, Wendy will help to make your day a memorable one.

Welcome to Arizona White Mountain Adventures!

We are pleased to offer expert casting instruction and fly fishing trips; as well as guided hiking. Please note that in order to fish, you must have an Arizona Fishing license. You do not need to be a lodge guest to reserve a lesson or fishing /hiking trip. We practice catch and release fishing on our lessons and trips.

Casting lessons

Getting started with fly-fishing? We can have you casting confidently in 2 hours. All equipment is provided, but if you have your own rod, please bring it.

2 hour lesson

Basic gear terminology, rigging up the rod, fly choice, tying on the fly, roll and full cast, landing the fish and releasing it safely. First Student: $50, each additional student up to 3 more are $25 each. We will be going to a nearby lake to the lodge. Transportation to and from the lodge is included.

Guided fly-fishing trips

All trips begin and end at Hannagan Meadow Lodge. Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian during the trip. We fish local river and creek waters as a preferred venue. We do not have boats or float tubes for lake fishing.

Full day trip

Approximately 8 hours, leave early morning- especially in summer while the water is cooler and fish are more active. Use of gear is included as are flies, leader and tippet. We provide a shore lunch of sandwiches, snacks, fruit, cookies and other goodies. We can accommodate dietary needs if arranged in advance. We wet-wade and either drive or hike to holes, depending on experience and venue. If you are brand new to the sport, it is recommended that you take the 2 hour lesson before you do a trip.

Full Day trip cost:

$375 for 1 or 2 anglers. We can accommodate a larger group, please inquire as it may require an additional guide.

Half Day trip

Approximately 4 hours, leave early morning or can do a late afternoon to evening trip, unless it is monsoon season. Use of rods, flies, leader and tippet are included. Light snacks are provided.

Half Day trip cost

$275 for 1 or 2 anglers. We can accommodate a larger group, please inquire as it may require an additional guide.

Note that Arizona White Mountain Adventures is at 9200 feet of elevation. We will be fishing at 7500 feet. Fitness level of client and age will be taken into consideration when designing the trip.

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  928-339-4370| | 23150 US-191, Alpine, AZ 85920