Chevelon Canyon Lake Fly Fishing

The 9th most popular fly fishing river in Arizona.

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East of Payson, the Chevelon Canyon Lake is one of the best places in Arizona to go after huge brown trout. This 200 acre lake situated at 6,400 feet has 6 miles of shoreline. While known for the big browns, it also has some rainbow trout.

Overall, Chevelon Canyon Lake is the 9th most popular fly fishing river of all 10 fly fishing spots in Arizona.


Local Contact(s):  ASNF (928) 535-4481; Arizona Tourism (866) 275-5816.

Recommended Book:  "Arizona Trout Streams: Fly Fishing The High Desert" from Charles Meck

Base Camp:  NFS Willow Springs Lake CG

Luxury Loding:  Merritt Lodge, Payson (800) 414-9880

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  34.511322, -110.825529

Date Published:  1/6/2016

Date Updated:  8/10/2016

ID:  19943


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