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Forum: General Discussion 11-07-2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By aztightlines
I believe the title is, "The Longest...

I believe the title is, "The Longest Silence,"....but I agree. That is one of my favorite books, in any genre
Forum: General Discussion 10-25-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By aztightlines
Flyfishermen Should Read

The title is a quote from one of the authors in maybe the best anthology of fly fishing stories out there: "Silent Seasons," by Russell Chatham. I bought it for $6, kind of a lot for a paperback at...
Forum: General Discussion 10-21-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,949
Posted By aztightlines
I doubt if I will be moving north any time soon,...

I doubt if I will be moving north any time soon, but I am impressed with the Arkansas River Valley... old railroad towns of Salida, Buena (pronounced Bewna)Vista up and down the Arkansas.

A large...
Forum: General Discussion 10-15-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 499
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: 915
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: 256
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: 915
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: 915
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: 915
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: 915
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: 269
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: 637
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: 650
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: 379
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: 468
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: 627
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: 708
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: 758
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: 781
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: 1,885
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: 1,885
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: 1,885
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: 386
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: 680
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: 769
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...
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