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Forum: General Discussion 10-15-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By aztightlines
Congratulations, Jim, on your first Apache...

Congratulations, Jim, on your first Apache trout...that's the way to catch them, in the streams.
Forum: General Discussion 10-15-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 759
Posted By aztightlines
Pretty much verify Bucksnort's report: one of...

Pretty much verify Bucksnort's report: one of fished full-sink (type IV) rig w/nymph & dropper, one sink-tip (15') and one floating rig from shore. Not a bump for any of us in 2-3 hours, so we...
Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 207
Posted By aztightlines
I should be able to meet you on Wednesday,...

I should be able to meet you on Wednesday, Jim....check your email
Forum: General Discussion 10-04-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 759
Posted By aztightlines
The G&F guy was, and probably still is, Devin...

The G&F guy was, and probably still is, Devin Skinner over in Safford.

Phone # I have is: 524 428-3587
Forum: General Discussion 10-03-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 759
Posted By aztightlines
I could meet you in Safford - may be shorter for...

I could meet you in Safford - may be shorter for you to go via Globe anyway. You could head up to the Whites through Glenwood, NM/Alpine, AZ from there if necessary.
Forum: General Discussion 10-03-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 759
Posted By aztightlines
Let me know if and when you plan a trip over...

Let me know if and when you plan a trip over there, maybe we can hook up.
Forum: General Discussion 10-02-2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 759
Posted By aztightlines
I heard that road above the lake is closed. The...

I heard that road above the lake is closed. The creek is definitely damaged now and unfishable - off limits.

The lake should have some fish - I fished it a couple of years ago from the bank,...
Forum: General Discussion 09-05-2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By aztightlines
If the breaks are only an inch or two from the...

If the breaks are only an inch or two from the tiptop you can get a larger tiptop and glue it on, saving the rod. The action might even improve, especially with a 4 wt.

Use "tiptop adhesive" from...
Forum: General Discussion 08-28-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 599
Posted By aztightlines
While out canvassing for local candidates...

While out canvassing for local candidates yesterday with Daniel Hernandez, Jr., we discussed our feelings towards John McCain, and agreed we should not criticize him at least until his remains are in...
Forum: General Discussion 06-09-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By aztightlines
We must be cautious...and respectful....when...

We must be cautious...and respectful....when summoning El Hombre Libre
Forum: General Discussion 06-08-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 359
Posted By aztightlines
At the risk of repeating some authors and titles...

At the risk of repeating some authors and titles from the first thread...I would like to share some of my favorites from selling flyfishing literature/instructional manuals for 15 years and a...
Forum: General Discussion 06-05-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 448
Posted By aztightlines
Though I normally fish from a float tube, I would...

Though I normally fish from a float tube, I would look at using clear intermediate fly lines...maybe even a clear tip on a float/sink outfit.. to fish damsel, scuds, etc.

Not much need for long...
Forum: General Discussion 05-29-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 596
Posted By aztightlines
I realize this may be a bit off topic...but the...

I realize this may be a bit off topic...but the possibility of panga fishing with flies in the bay around Puerto Vallarta sounds really tempting.

A bit of research to find real guides, hip to the...
Forum: General Discussion 05-21-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 683
Posted By aztightlines
Force Fins, a scuba fin developed for military...

Force Fins, a scuba fin developed for military purposes... arguably the best, but unfortunately now rare and expensive.

Yikes, just saw a $225 price online...could that be correct? Avoid the...
Forum: General Discussion 05-02-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 745
Posted By aztightlines
I favor the Brown Hackle Peacock as a nymph...

I favor the Brown Hackle Peacock as a nymph dropper, size #10-14, for warmwater lake fishing

I have been using copper beads/wire, sometimes a tail; also black or gold beads/wire. The light or...
Forum: General Discussion 04-21-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 768
Posted By aztightlines
So, the Logik is to do nothing because it doesn't...

So, the Logik is to do nothing because it doesn't totally control the problem?

Many of us favor Sensible Felt Control....

....but now I have to buy some new wading shoes, dagnabbit. I used to...
Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,861
Posted By aztightlines
I'll enjoy seeing it...Don is all about 2 and 3...

I'll enjoy seeing it...Don is all about 2 and 3 wts. these days. I love my little fiberglass rods for small streams - bamboo too.
Forum: General Discussion 04-18-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,861
Posted By aztightlines
Don't make me send him to your door..... He...

Don't make me send him to your door.....

He just came by for coffee, is still going strong, though I know you see Don fairly often.
Forum: General Discussion 04-11-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,861
Posted By aztightlines
Thanks, Mike (Seldom)..it was fun looking back...

Thanks, Mike (Seldom)..it was fun looking back and reliving that first magic trip to Montana.

Joe has passed on a few years ago, Drew is now head guide at Blue Ribbon, married with a young son and...
Forum: General Bass Discussion 03-29-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 367
Posted By aztightlines
Just returned from Arivaca Lake...saw numerous...

Just returned from Arivaca Lake...saw numerous tent caterpillars in/on their nests..about 1-1/1/2", black with white/grey legs down the slender body. The bodies are straight, same diameter, not...
Forum: General Discussion 03-12-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 675
Posted By aztightlines
Most have driven the 191 from Clifton/Morenci to...

Most have driven the 191 from Clifton/Morenci to Alpine precisely once...it takes approximately 3 hours for travel the 90 miles. Switchbacks, up and over at least 2 mountain ranges - absolutely...
Forum: General Discussion 03-08-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 757
Posted By aztightlines
Good advice...even if you eventually choose to...

Good advice...even if you eventually choose to whip finish without a tool, a Matarelli-style whip finish tool is essential to start out.

Umpqua, Wapsi companies make good beginning tying...
Forum: General Discussion 03-07-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 757
Posted By aztightlines
Getting started

I would recommend Skip Morris' "Flytying Made Clear & Simple" book - preferably in the spiralbound version, so it can be held open to the page you want - as a first step.

Randall Kaufmann's...
Forum: General Bass Discussion 01-19-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,343
Posted By aztightlines
I sold Sage fly rods some years back, when the...

I sold Sage fly rods some years back, when the first series of bass rods appeared on the market.

I believe at least part of the thinking for the shorter - 7'11" - rods was for flyfishers to be...
Forum: General Discussion 01-05-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,010
Posted By aztightlines
Mentioned my interest in the czech/european style...

Mentioned my interest in the czech/european style nymphing rod to my friend, who bought it a few years ago...and he came by yesterday and gave it me - said he never fished it.

It is an Echo...
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