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Forum: General Discussion 12-22-2017, 08:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,839
Posted By RIMFISHER
Litespeed, still need to meet up. I've come to...

Litespeed, still need to meet up. I've come to find the Browns still exist but they are 0-14. Kidding of course but their feeding patterns in a lot of the streams have changed
since they are...
Forum: General Discussion 05-31-2017, 11:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,804
Posted By RIMFISHER
it would be nice if Azgfd did do more to protect...

it would be nice if Azgfd did do more to protect the wild trout water that has no possibility of being changed back to native trout water. Maybe some signs or catch and release regs.

My...
Forum: General Discussion 05-05-2017, 09:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 792
Posted By RIMFISHER
I camped back in by Bear Canyon weekend before...

I camped back in by Bear Canyon weekend before last (first weekend road was open). There were a couple large snowdrifts within a hundred feet of camp but the pine needles were already dry enough to...
Forum: General Discussion 03-07-2017, 10:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,544
Posted By RIMFISHER
Don't avoid the Indian Reservation, If you have...

Don't avoid the Indian Reservation, If you have the time head towards the south side of Mt Baldy. Maybe camp south of Big Lake so you can toon both Big Lake and Reservation in the same day. The...
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2017, 07:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,562
Posted By RIMFISHER
I was night fishing up on the East Verde on a...

I was night fishing up on the East Verde on a Friday night when I was a junior in high school. I hooked into a 185lb white bAss near wagon wheel, caught on a red solo cup fly. It wasn't much of a...
Forum: General Discussion 10-27-2016, 10:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,892
Posted By RIMFISHER
Nothing against AZGF but I spend at least 90% of...

Nothing against AZGF but I spend at least 90% of the time fishing waters they haven't touched in a long time.
Forum: General Discussion 05-18-2016, 02:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,889
Posted By RIMFISHER
Middle Fork of the Salmon! That's going to be an...

Middle Fork of the Salmon! That's going to be an awesome trip. Last July I fished the Middle Fork upstream from the Boundary Creek put in (huge steep wooden ramp where you lower the rafts down with...
Forum: General Discussion 08-08-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,235
Posted By RIMFISHER
Joe I don't know what you are trying to say. I...

Joe I don't know what you are trying to say. I may be with you or I may be against you? Do you fish anymore and if so I'd love to see a write up. I'm heading up to the O in a couple weeks and have...
Forum: General Discussion 08-08-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,235
Posted By RIMFISHER
Boyer, I don't know if the Desert Bighorns hang...

Boyer, I don't know if the Desert Bighorns hang out in the same area as these horses but I do agree with you that they should have first right. I just question whether the horse eradication will be...
Forum: General Discussion 06-13-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,809
Posted By RIMFISHER
Go explore and catch and release all non...

Go explore and catch and release all non stockers. To answer your question about access, there's no easy approach and if there was why would you want to go there?
Forum: General Discussion 05-06-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,434
Posted By RIMFISHER
It is crazy how you can see those beasts swimming...

It is crazy how you can see those beasts swimming around when you park and are rigging up above the river. I've always thought there must be some 10lb monsters that hang out in the deep slow pools...
Forum: General Discussion 03-04-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,293
Posted By RIMFISHER
Heading up to hike in to a couple spots this...

Heading up to hike in to a couple spots this weekend. I'll give you guys a report on some of the lakes and streams when I get back.

My expectations with the past weather is that the lakes will...
Forum: General Discussion 02-26-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,348
Posted By RIMFISHER
Been lucky enough to fish the Beaverhead, Big...

Been lucky enough to fish the Beaverhead, Big Hole, the MO, S Fork Boise, the O (more like 300 fisherman per mile, 30 per mile on a Tuesday) all within the last 2 years. I have drifted over a lot of...
Forum: General Discussion 09-24-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,330
Posted By RIMFISHER
Was the Gila Trout native to Oak Creek or is it...

Was the Gila Trout native to Oak Creek or is it assumed to be native? I know the conditions may be suitable and comparative to streams in eastern AZ where they were native but is that enough to say...
Forum: General Discussion 09-23-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,330
Posted By RIMFISHER
It was my first time on the O and I am already...

It was my first time on the O and I am already planning an early September trip back next year to show it my O face. Next year I am fishing it mid week though.

Back on the thread now, areas of...
Forum: General Discussion 09-23-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,330
Posted By RIMFISHER
We should get rid of all the browns except for at...

We should get rid of all the browns except for at Canyon Creek. I took the short drive to the Owyhee last week and caught some there so why keep them in more than one of our streams. It gets boring...
Forum: General Discussion 05-25-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 13,949
Posted By RIMFISHER
It's crazy to think of all the cool areas AZ has...

It's crazy to think of all the cool areas AZ has lost in the last 2 decades due to human caused fires and lightning sparked fires. Forest mismanagement maybe?

Lone fire destroyed most of the...
Forum: General Discussion 05-02-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 552
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Views: 120,704
Posted By RIMFISHER
An 18", 9lb brookie is believable. There...

An 18", 9lb brookie is believable.

There used to be a kid on this forum (I think he's banned now) that caught a
12" rainbow that went for 4lbs. He even sent a picture of it lying next to...
Forum: General Discussion 04-14-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,118
Posted By RIMFISHER
Joe, I'll agree with you that drought, floods,...

Joe, I'll agree with you that drought, floods, and fire have done their damage on wild rainbows but I think the catch and keep guys are venturing farther off the beaten path and it's aggravating that...
Forum: General Discussion 04-14-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,118
Posted By RIMFISHER
The "secret spots" would be more abundant if game...

The "secret spots" would be more abundant if game and fish stocked a good strain of rainbows that could reproduce naturally and maybe even stock browns in a few streams. I just got back in town from...
Forum: General Discussion 03-24-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 806
Posted By RIMFISHER
I fly in to Helena in 16 days and will be wading...

I fly in to Helena in 16 days and will be wading the Missouri at Wolf Creek within 2 hours of the wheels touching down. 4/10 - 4/12 will be float days from Holter to Craig.



Where are you...
Forum: General Discussion 03-17-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,392
Posted By RIMFISHER
I just like fishing with that fly set up because...

I just like fishing with that fly set up because the hooks are large enough I can bend the barbs out and sharpen them easier. You can also soak the fly (which resembles bait fish) in some "Spike It"...
Forum: General Discussion 03-17-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,590
Posted By RIMFISHER
I was up at Silver Creek yesterday and took a few...

I was up at Silver Creek yesterday and took a few pics. Here's one of the catch and release section.


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Forum: General Discussion 03-17-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,392
Posted By RIMFISHER
I've been tying up a lot of these lately. They...

I've been tying up a lot of these lately. They work pretty well when there's not much surface action going on.


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Forum: General Discussion 03-14-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,036
Posted By RIMFISHER
The only way you are going to see a 20" gila...

The only way you are going to see a 20" gila trout in the wild is if it's head is sticking out of 20" brown trout as it's being devoured.
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