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creekhiker 12-12-2017 08:47 AM

PhonD. And then went down to granite for a little while.

wolleybug 12-13-2017 08:12 PM

Usually some trout to be found at Phon D in the faster moving water

KellyC 12-14-2017 03:04 PM

Does any stocking take place above the bridge?

wolleybug 12-15-2017 08:42 PM

I have seen pods of trout last year in the pool just above the bridge. Not sure if they are half mile up from there.

lostdutchman 12-16-2017 10:44 AM

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Originally Posted by KellyC (Post 171231)
Does any stocking take place above the bridge?

I know that stocking used to take place at water users, but not sure how recent.

A few years back I was catching up to 16 Fish a mile or so above blue point ( bridge ) heard about some theories of why those fish were there (experimental stocking at the dam in spring to test if they could survive summer/ test growth rates.etc) , but nothing confirmed..

wolleybug 12-23-2017 09:11 AM

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Caught a bunch Wednesday morning. Was a cold brisk wind blowing up the river. I kept 3 to eat for lunch.

Treeon 01-01-2018 06:02 PM

What kind of flies are you guys catching them on, I can’t seem to anything?

wolleybug 01-02-2018 08:32 AM

I strictly use black SSL and black buggers.
Caught and released 6 on Sunday

jimc 01-11-2018 11:48 PM

Good advice
 
I followed your advice and headed to Phon D today.
Mid afternoon they were taking nymphs.
I used a different rig today.
Leech pattern about 3 feet below the indicator and then a nymph 2 feet below.
Not sure if the leech attracted them because they only took the nymph.
Late afternoon they were rising to midges.
Good day today....12 fish landed...probably missed another 20.
Landed a 15 inch rainbow on a nymph around 2 pm.
Definitely the largest one I've landed at the Lower Salt River.
Thanks for the help...

Levisdad 01-12-2018 02:44 PM

Do you fish upstream or downstream from Phon D ?


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