Dennis Pirch

Columnist

928-474-5251

Recent Stories

Tease photo

This may be the year for maximum antler growth

Outdoors Under the Rim

When it comes to big game hunting, a trophy deer or elk is determined by the size of the antlers. The longer the main beams, the width of its circumference, and the length of each tine, the higher the score.

Tease photo

Quick trip to trout waters makes for a great day

Outdoors Under the Rim

The temperatures have really been heating up these past few days and it appears that summer in Arizona is here.

Tease photo

Search pays off for anglers

Outdoors Under the Rim

The summer fishing season is upon us and the urge to wet a line in one of the Rim lakes for that early morning or late afternoon trout bite always leads to a relaxing time.

Tease photo

Sunrise Lake offers great trout fishing opportunities

Outdoors Under the Rim

There are so many high elevation trout lakes from the Mogollon Rim to the White Mountains in Arizona.

Tease photo

Out-of-the-way fishing holes

Outdoors Under the Rim

The summertime trout fishing season is upon us with the hatchery trucks making numerous stops at the more popular lakes and streams in the Rim Country.

Tease photo

Trout fishing a great way to usher in summer this weekend

Outdoors Under the Rim

The long Memorial Day weekend is upon us, which unofficially begins the summer trek to the Rim Country for thousands of weekend campers from the Valley.

Tease photo

Fall big game hunting permits available

Outdoors Under the Rim

The elk and antelope hunting permits have already been determined and the Arizona Game and Fish Department is now accepting the rest of the big game permits for the fall. This will include deer, sheep, javelina, fall turkey and buffalo tags which are determined by a lottery drawing in mid summer.

Tease photo

Junior spring turkey hunt a success

Outdoors Under the Rim

When spring comes to the Arizona high country the early morning silence will often be broken by the distinct gobble of the wild turkey.

Tease photo

April produces trophy trout in many Rim streams

Outdoors Under the Rim

The month of April on the high mountain lakes of Arizona can produce more trophy size trout than any other time of the year.

Tease photo

Drawing results for antelope and elk now available online

Outdoors Under the Rim

Many big game hunters have been anxiously waiting for the drawing results for antelope and elk for the state.

More stories