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Forum: Sell, Buy, Trade, Give Away 03-18-2013, 04:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 893
Posted By Philthy
Here's another site to check out. Thankfully, I...

Here's another site to check out. Thankfully, I have enough "stuff" to get by.

http://www.gunbot.net/ammo/223-556/
Forum: General Discussion 11-17-2012, 09:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,886
Posted By Philthy
Just got back from the Juan a little while ago. ...

Just got back from the Juan a little while ago. Between my friend Denis and I, we netted 120+ today. Red larva, foam wings, almost anything black in size 20-24. Have fun.
Forum: General Discussion 09-28-2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,667
Posted By Philthy
Usually carry 4 with 8-900 flies...I even added a...

Usually carry 4 with 8-900 flies...I even added a flip page to my C&F midge box. I'm insecure about not having the right size or color. :ROFL:
Forum: General Discussion 09-26-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,391
Posted By Philthy
Kyle, What kind of stuffer are you using? ...

Kyle,

What kind of stuffer are you using? Those look very uniform! I picked up an old cast iron Enterprise stuffer last year and it's da bomb! My elk hunt is in 10 days and we're hoping to have...
Forum: General Discussion 08-17-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,264
Posted By Philthy
2, 3, two 4s, four 5s, 6, 10

2, 3, two 4s, four 5s, 6, 10
Forum: General Discussion 07-29-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,358
Posted By Philthy
The San Juan would be a great option and Aztec...

The San Juan would be a great option and Aztec Anglers would be someone to put you on some serious fish! PM SJDriFli here on the forum. A "nice town" might be a stretch, but the fishing is...
Forum: General Discussion 07-06-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,389
Posted By Philthy
Normally in August, the water will be really...

Normally in August, the water will be really clear. The last few summers we've been using 7x and sometimes flies as small as 28s. I don't think there ever is a bad time to fish the Juan. Keep an...
Forum: General Discussion 07-02-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,389
Posted By Philthy
Living 3 hours from there has helped me alot! ;)

Living 3 hours from there has helped me alot! ;)
Forum: General Discussion 06-04-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 948
Posted By Philthy
I know for a fact that Float N Fish rents them.

I know for a fact that Float N Fish rents them.
Forum: General Discussion 05-04-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,783
Posted By Philthy
I used thingamabobbers for years and they work. ...

I used thingamabobbers for years and they work. The last couple years I've been using black "hot heads" foam indicators. Wildwilly is absolutely correct....it's the drift that's most important! ...
Forum: General Discussion 05-03-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,405
Posted By Philthy
I'd love to hit it the 19th or 20th, but I'll be...

I'd love to hit it the 19th or 20th, but I'll be getting home from a long work road trip and am heading to Texas the following weekend. Guess there's always next year! The 24th should be off the...
Forum: General Discussion 04-21-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 778
Posted By Philthy
Get ahold of Paul Freeman (SJDrifli). Local...

Get ahold of Paul Freeman (SJDrifli). Local yokal and he really knows his stuff!
Forum: Fly Chat 04-15-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,504
Posted By Philthy
Not a darn thing wrong with that bug, being your...

Not a darn thing wrong with that bug, being your first! Try to use some hackle fibers or hair for your tail and make it about 3/4 of the hook shank. Make sure you cinch it down on the top of the...
Forum: General Discussion 04-14-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,299
Posted By Philthy
WOW! Glad I went to Flag last weekend to get my...

WOW! Glad I went to Flag last weekend to get my new camping trailer. Would hate to pull it in snow.
Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,057
Posted By Philthy
Welcome to the site and I'm glad you survived the...

Welcome to the site and I'm glad you survived the Bubster at the Juan. Been friends with him for awhile and he's, well...different LOL!
Forum: General Discussion 02-20-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,027
Posted By Philthy
Picked up a 5 wt 3/2 Phillipson Paragon for 225 a...

Picked up a 5 wt 3/2 Phillipson Paragon for 225 a few years back. I love ebay.
Forum: General Discussion 02-12-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 803
Posted By Philthy
Paul is right, Scott. The bite is definately ON!...

Paul is right, Scott. The bite is definately ON! I left yesterday after about 6 hours on the water with 24 in the net. Friends that stayed out til dark had 30+. Tons of stockers (10-12") in the...
Forum: General Discussion 02-07-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,677
Posted By Philthy
Check sanjuanriverforum.com as there will be...

Check sanjuanriverforum.com as there will be reports posted pretty frequently. The fly in the front right is killer most of the time, especially early morning. Red bead with red microtubing body. ...
Forum: General Discussion 02-03-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,715
Posted By Philthy
Can't go wrong with the Fishpond Waterdance...

Can't go wrong with the Fishpond Waterdance Guide. I've had mine a couple of years and it hauls everything I need. Almost every guide I'm friends with use it as well.
Forum: Fly Chat 01-16-2012, 06:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,737
Posted By Philthy
I usually find good deals on eBay. I picked up 3...

I usually find good deals on eBay. I picked up 3 boxes of TMC100s a couple weeks back for 13 bucks a hundred. Was told they're no longer making any hooks smaller than about a 24, so I bought 24, 26...
Forum: Fly Chat 01-16-2012, 12:42 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,640
Posted By Philthy
Don't think I'd seen this fly before. Guess I'll...

Don't think I'd seen this fly before. Guess I'll tie a few up in 20 and 22 to see how they work on the juan next weekend.
Forum: General Discussion 01-12-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,618
Posted By Philthy
It was the original I've had about 13 months. ...

It was the original I've had about 13 months. Looks like it got scratched on something and that's all it takes. I had landed a 19 or 20 incher with no problem. 10 minutes later a 16 inch dink...
Forum: General Discussion 01-11-2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,618
Posted By Philthy
Hmmm. Not sure you can repair a nick on...

Hmmm. Not sure you can repair a nick on something that small. The repairs I do on planes usually call for scarf sanding about an inch per layer of material until the stress nick is removed.
Forum: General Discussion 01-11-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,618
Posted By Philthy
Guess I've been lucky. Broke my first about a...

Guess I've been lucky. Broke my first about a month ago on the Juan while fighting a fish. It was a 10' Greys 5 wt....thankfully, it wasn't too expensive! Looking at it closely, the break was...
Forum: General Discussion 01-10-2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,314
Posted By Philthy
If you loved the old braids, you're in for a real...

If you loved the old braids, you're in for a real treat now! We fished it before Christmas and it's a completely different section of river now. A diversion built at the very upper end is diverting...
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