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Wading Basics

About Cinda Howard

Cinda 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.

One Response to "Wading Basics"

  • Matthew VanderVelde, DVM
    April 16, 2015 - 3:59 pm Reply

    Cinda, read through your website and credentials and you sound like a very skilled fly fisherman. I know it is late notice but I am viditing my spn in Phoenix this next weekvand wondered if you had an open day on the 23,24,or 25 th? We could book a full day trip and have our own gear i could bring. Both of us are tall men at 6’5″ and 6’7″ respectively. So we have boots 13-14 size. I have not fished in Arizona yet but have in Colorado, Michigan, Missouri, Arkansas, and my home state of Kansas. I recently graduated from the Orvis School in Traverse City, Michigan, hosted by Dave Leonard at Orvis Streamside. My son is a novice fisherman but has great casting form and skill. I am a veterinarian and he is a resident in training surgeon there in Phoenix. Hope we can link up with you. My wife and i fly in Wed.night. Let me know. Matt.

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