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Address: HC2 Box 98, Forest Road 289, Payson, AZ
Phone Number: +1 928-478-0002
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nice day to catch a fish

The weather was awesome and if you are looking for a relaxing weekend in Payson, make this one of your stops. They even have a cabin to rent for a group.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 16, 2016
Aretha V
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Sun Lakes, Arizona
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146 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

Wanted to take grand-kids to a Trout Farm. Have taken our kids to several around the country. Found "Rancho Tonto" on the internet. Didn't like what I saw in various reviews, but loved the idea of having a cabin right outside the pond where the grand-kids could fish. REALLY wanted to see the cabin, even at their high prices. Arrived... More 

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Brenda S, Owner at Rancho Tonto Catch-A-Trout, responded to this review

We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused you and your family. Please know that we are a seasonal business. Our Fall hours as stated on our web site are Saturdays and Sundays from 10am - 5pm thru the end October. RANCHO TONTO is now closed for the winter and will reopen in March for fishing. Again, we do... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

The weather was awesome and if you are looking for a relaxing weekend in Payson, make this one of your stops. They even have a cabin to rent for a group.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

Went here to do some fishing. Sure to catch some fish and beautiful scenery. Not far from Phoenix. Nice day trip.

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Bullhead City, Arizona
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

We took our grandson to catch his first fish here. He caught three in 30 minutes. The grounds are beautiful with picnic tables, chairs and barbecues.

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Waianae, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

My granddaughters first fishing trip. I will bring her every year for her birthday, so she will jave fond memory. We packs a picnic then went down the road to a steam.Had great time, will come back.

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Gilbert, Arizona
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248 reviews
91 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 687 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016

While we enjoy taking the girls fishing, sometimes you just do not want to pack up the gear and spend half the day untangling their lines. So this time we opted to try Catch-A-Trout. Almost as soon as they dropped the lines in the pond, they caught a fish. The Rainbow Trout are a decent size and provided plenty of... More 

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Gilbert, AZ
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016

I met friends at this attraction a few months after the death of my husband. They knew we were dropping my daughter off at Mountain Meadows camp for a week and wanted to get my then 7 year old son and I out in nature for the day. We caught fish and then my dear friends prepped and cooked them... More 

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Scottsdale
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016

My grandchildren absolutely had the most fun fishing and enjoying the beautiful grounds. They all caught fish and we all love the owners (Brenda and Randy). They were extremely helpful and welcoming to us all. The grounds are beautiful. This is a spot everyone would love! One of our favorites!

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Thank azmoe
Seattle
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

It was my 3 year olds first fishing experience. We had so much fun. Easy for her to do with dad's help. Thanks!! We would go again!

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Chandler, Arizona
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

We were up camping with 6 kids ages 5-11 for my son's birthday. We planned to take the kids fishing and after visiting the hatchery we made the decision to check out Rancho Tonto. While we were geared up for a busy day of helping the kids fish, we were happily surprised at how easy fishing was here. Every kid... More 

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