If the fish aren't biting in one of these lakes, you can always try another. Not only will you be helping your chances by changing location, but each of these bodies of water is known...[more]
Soldier / Long Lakes
Location: 68 miles south of Flagstaff on paved and graded forest roads suitable for passenger vehicles in dry weather. We recommend high clearance vehicles due to rutted and rocky roads. When the road is wet, the clay becomes slick and slimey.
Access: Drive 48 miles south of Flagstaff on Forest Highway 3 (Lake Mary Road). Turn east (left) on FR 211. Follow FR 211 about 8 miles to FR 82 then turn left (north) 12 miles to Long Lake. Or from Phoenix going north on Hwy 87, turn west (left) on FR 211 about a quarter mile north of the Blue Ridge office (about milepost 300). Turn right about 3.5 miles at the FR 82 intersection and then 12 miles to the lake.
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