C.C. Cragin Operations & The East Verde River

SRP maintains and controls the output of C.C. Cragin Res(formerly known as Blue Ridge Res). They have updated their site this past spring with more info about the control and flow from Cragin through the East Verde River to the lower Verde River. If you plan to visit the area or stay at our cabin […]

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Stocking East Verde River with Trout

2015 Trout Stocking Schedule updated

If you like Fishing for Trout on the East Verde River Arizona Fish and Game has updated thier 2015 Trout Stocking Schedule for the State.  HERE IS THE DIRECT LINK. When you open the PDF file you will see a list of river and lake names. If you click on the name they will show […]

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Happy Hoidays & Merry Christmas!!!

Thank you everyone for your support and interests this year staying at our wonderful little cabin in the woods. 2014 is almost over and the new year is right around the corner. Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas to everyone!

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Water Flow on East Verde River ceased for season 2014

So, what a lot of folks don’t know is that the East Verde River is a pump flow controlled river as of the early 1980’s. This pump station control is located in the neighborhood of Washington Park. The main source of water comes from the old Blue Ridge Res, now called the C.C. Cragin Res. […]

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New bridge construction on the river

AS long as i can remember visiting the East Verde River to see my grandparents we always enjoyed the drive down Houston Mesa Road. The best parts of the drive happened to be when the road crossed the river in concrete pads.  These concrete pads have been getting a remodel themselves since February of 2014. […]

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2014 Arizona Fish & Game Trout Stocking Schedule

The river has been runing strong since the end of May.  Trout Stocking begun on the East Verde River back in April 2014.  Here is the link to AZ Fish & Game Stocking Schedule for the east verde river and surrounding lakes and other rivers. This only applies to 2014 and you must scroll down […]

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Bathroom Remodel pics

So in winter of 2014 we were able to remodel the bathroom to our standards. The previous owners for so reason felt the need for a small 26x26inch shower stall. This was a very crapped space and actually made the bathroom smaller in feel and look. So after several ridiculous quotes from contractors. We tasked […]

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Walk on the Elk Trail

Taken in 2014 of the river flow behind our cabin and my Mayer Family cabin. There is a well used Elk trail in the middle dry creek area of the river. We have been sitting on the porch and have seen elk walk right on through this trail. The river is flowing great and remember […]

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Payson 4th of July Show

[http://paysonrimcountry.com/Activities/Special-Events/4th-of-July] 8:00 AM: Patriotic Ceremony will start off the celebration with a patriotic salute to those men and women who have made this a free country. 1-4:00 PM: Kid games. Kids will enjoy everything from sack races to egg toss to tug of war. Finally we will conduct the 4th Annual Payson Arizona Foot Races. 6:00-9:00 PM: Live […]

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