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Forum: Sell, Buy, Trade, Give Away 02-27-2018, 10:56 AM
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Views: 179
Posted By WminPhoenix
Deer Hair - 6" x 6" pieces - and fly tying light for sale

I have 6 pieces of dyed deer hair that are approximately 6" x 6" and one 8" x 8" that I was going to use to tie bass bugs. However as the result of an infection from surgery on my RT hand I no...
Forum: General Discussion 12-19-2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 472
Posted By WminPhoenix
Is Woods Canyon or Willow Springs still open?

I want to get some end of the year fishing in at Woods Canyon or Willow Springs tomorrow. I have not been able to find out any information if they are still open. Shelf ice I can deal with as my...
Forum: General Discussion 09-16-2017, 01:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By WminPhoenix
I have used tube flies when I lived in New York...

I have used tube flies when I lived in New York State and fished the lower Niagara River or the Salmon and Steelhead streams running into Lakes Erie and Ontario.
Out here for pike and muskie (in New...
Forum: Sell, Buy, Trade, Give Away 08-29-2017, 10:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 265
Posted By WminPhoenix
Dennis Stone 7ft 3/2 3/4wt bamboo fly rod for sale

Dennis Stone 7ft 3/2 3/4 wt bamboo rod. The blank is a beautiful flamed cane wrapped is a translucent wraps tipped with maroon (dark red?). The reel seat is a sliding band and (I believe) a Walnut...
Forum: General Discussion 08-05-2017, 10:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 820
Posted By WminPhoenix
People like the folks that left the cut up fly...

People like the folks that left the cut up fly line are part of the NMP (Not My Problem) crowd. They think the great outdoors is the great trash bin. I have on occasion picked up some slobs trash and...
Forum: General Discussion 07-29-2017, 03:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,355
Posted By WminPhoenix
A bit of advise on a pontoon boat, buy one with a...

A bit of advise on a pontoon boat, buy one with a padded seat. After being on a lake for a couple of hours a hard plastic seat gets a bit painful. Also think about a kayak, there are some really cool...
Forum: General Discussion 07-29-2017, 08:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,355
Posted By WminPhoenix
My first question would be; how are you planning...

My first question would be; how are you planning to fish the lakes? From shore or out of a float tube or pontoon boat? Float tubes or pontoon are your best bet.
Go with a fly rod. A 9ft 5 or 6...
Forum: General Discussion 01-28-2017, 09:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,162
Posted By WminPhoenix
Salt River help

This coming Monday I am going to fish a rod I just finished building, 8'6" 5wt.
I was thinking of hitting the Salt below Saguaro. I confess that for all the years living in the Valley I have never...
Forum: General Discussion 10-20-2016, 05:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,101
Posted By WminPhoenix
Made the trek up there to fish. Between the two...

Made the trek up there to fish. Between the two of up we hooked 9 fish and landed 4. They were hooked on size 18 Hares ears fished as an emerger, pink scuds and SJ worms.
There was fish being caught...
Forum: General Discussion 10-13-2016, 09:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,101
Posted By WminPhoenix
Silver Creek

I am heading up to Silver Creek next week. I confess that I have never fished there, I always seen to end up fishing Big Lake out of my pontoon.
I have been tying, white crystal woolly buggers (8 &...
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2016, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,434
Posted By WminPhoenix
When I lived in the Buffalo NY area, and fished...

When I lived in the Buffalo NY area, and fished big water - the Lower Niagara River, Cattaraugus Creek and the Salmon River I owned a Teton Large Arbor 9wt paired up with my spey rod ( foolishly...
Forum: General Discussion 08-29-2016, 11:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,946
Posted By WminPhoenix
Bucksnort, let me know the lakes and I will get...

Bucksnort, let me know the lakes and I will get you information on the best routes to get to them. We can cross reference the lakes on the Hirsch map with the DeLorme map.
Like Clint Eastwood said...
Forum: General Discussion 08-28-2016, 12:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,946
Posted By WminPhoenix
Bucksnort, sorry I have way too many names for...

Bucksnort, sorry I have way too many names for all the websites I am on.
Try WminPhoenix, Red64 was my old one. Way too complicated to explain.
Talk to you soon!
Wm.
Forum: General Discussion 08-28-2016, 06:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,946
Posted By WminPhoenix
It was a pleasure talking to you and your...

It was a pleasure talking to you and your grandson at the store. Drop me an Email when you get some "free" time or call the store to see if I am working that day and stop in.
602 606 5600 ext 4045...
Forum: General Discussion 08-03-2016, 12:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,766
Posted By WminPhoenix
My 2 cents, I bought a pair of Korker Redside...

My 2 cents,
I bought a pair of Korker Redside (about $130+) with the interchangeable soles and love them. Light weight but good ankle support. A week or so ago, I spent the better part of a day...
Forum: General Discussion 07-26-2016, 12:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,755
Posted By WminPhoenix
Oak Creek

After hearing people talk about Oak Creek and what a great fishery is is, I spent most of yesterday hiking and fishing Oak Creek north of Sedona. Needless to say, the day was not productive at all....
Forum: General Discussion 07-15-2016, 10:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,949
Posted By WminPhoenix
Bucksnort, I may have to amend my original post...

Bucksnort, I may have to amend my original post about Mr. Canty passing in 2012.
I started doing some searching about Del and came across a posting by his grandson in 2014 that said Canty was alive...
Forum: General Discussion 07-14-2016, 09:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,949
Posted By WminPhoenix
Del Canty was very well known as a "lunker...

Del Canty was very well known as a "lunker hunter" that would stay in his float tube on Utah's Flaming Gorge reservoir for days chasing big fish. Seriously, that was the legend.
When I started...
Forum: General Discussion 07-06-2016, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 853
Posted By WminPhoenix
Neoprene waders are good if you fish for Fall...

Neoprene waders are good if you fish for Fall Salmon or Steelhead on some river flowing into the Great Lakes or the Pacific Northwest. October through February they are very functional. However once...
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,488
Posted By WminPhoenix
Send it back to Rio ASAP!

Send it back to Rio ASAP!
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2016, 08:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,215
Posted By WminPhoenix
There are a number of basic Western entomology...

There are a number of basic Western entomology "courses" that are variable on the 'net.
I used to carry a specimen bottle filled with alcohol and an aquarium dip net (fine mesh) that I could seine...
Forum: Fly Chat 05-28-2016, 09:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,559
Posted By WminPhoenix
The pattern is called a "Slumpbuster" originally...

The pattern is called a "Slumpbuster" originally tied by John Barr (Copper John fame).
May I suggest using a pine squirrel strip instead of the rabbit. The squirrel hide is much thinner than the...
Forum: General Discussion 05-14-2016, 08:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 757
Posted By WminPhoenix
Pontoon oars

I work in one of the local sporting goods stores. One of my customers was telling me about an "accessory" (not sure how to describe it) that you put on pontoon oars that is cupped rather that the...
Forum: General Discussion 04-30-2016, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,538
Posted By WminPhoenix
Identifying fly lines

This morning I went to start cleaning some fly lines that I had stored in my reel case. I noticed some the identifying stickers I put on the reel spools had fallen off.
Any recommendations as to how...
Forum: Fly Chat 04-30-2016, 04:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,162
Posted By WminPhoenix
Feather Emporium

I was reading a forum post on Classic Fly Rod Forum - the fly tying forum. It was a post from a member asking if others have had problems with Feather Emporium. One post led me to Fly Tying Forum and...
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