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Fly Fish Arizona and Beyond Mission

Fly Fish Arizona and Beyond will always strive to provide the highest quality fly fishing experience in the state of Arizona or anywhere we travel.  Client satisfaction is very important and showing the newest angler or most experienced fly fishermen the quality fly fishing Arizona has to offer is the goal of our guides every day on the water.  Book with confidence, and we’ll take care of the rest!

Fly Fish Arizona and Beyond will always strive to provide the highest quality fly fishing experience in the state of Arizona or anywhere we travel.

−Cinda

Cinda Howard, Owner/Guide/Instructor

Cinda HowardCinda Howard has been an Arizona fly fishing guide for several years. She’s spent her whole life fishing and picked up a fly rod in 1996. She worked for the Orvis Company as a Fly Fishing Manager for eight years before branching off and starting her own business in 2012. Cinda spends a considerable amount of time instructing people on the sport of fly fishing.

Cinda has been featured in several fly fishing articles and books (“Fly Fisher’s Guide to Arizona” by Will Jordan, “Arizona’s Official Fishing Guide” by Arizona Highways and Arizona Game and Fish Department) as an expert on fly fishing Arizona. She is extremely passionate not only about fly fishing but also about teaching others. She hosts trips all across the world and has taken customers fly fishing in Alaska, Belize, Oregon, Montana, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and The Bahamas. Cinda loves to fish for trout, steelhead, pike, carp, bonefish, tarpon and anything else that will eat a fly. She is a past President of Desert Fly Casters and is a Zane Grey Trout Unlimited board member.

Steve Berry, Guide/Instructor

Steve BerrySteve is an Arizona native and has been working part time in the local shops for over 7 years, including Arizona Fly Fishing where he worked the shop, hosted trips and gave casting lessons until they closed their doors.  Steve also spent 8 years instructing for the local Orvis store. Growing up in Phoenix, Steve spent many days fishing with his family.  However, it wasn’t until he moved back to the valley from Flagstaff when a friend introduced him to fly fishing.  Little did he know how deeply he would become involved in the industry nor the places fly fishing would take him.

Besides spending lots of time fishing and camping in the high country of Arizona, Steve has fished in Colorado, New Mexico and Montana just to name a few of his favorite western states.  A few years ago, he had his first chance at saltwater fly fishing in Belize.  He has been back every year since and left more than one sore lip on a fish.

Steve often hosts trips around the country and when in town can be found teaching classes, giving casting instruction or just talking about the great fishing around the state.  He is always happy to give out the latest info or head out for a day of fishing.

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