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Forum: General Discussion 07-19-2018, 05:22 PM
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Posted By Bucksnort
Some of the lakes I've seen with green stuff at...

Some of the lakes I've seen with green stuff at or near the surface may be algae and not lake turnover. As I said, I'll take clear water any day.
Forum: General Discussion 07-17-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,200
Posted By Bucksnort
Seldomseen, Many years ago, I was camping...

Seldomseen,

Many years ago, I was camping and fishing on the Grand Mesa in western Colorado. Some of the lakes were turning over to the point where they were unfishable and you could see green...
Forum: General Discussion 07-16-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,200
Posted By Bucksnort
Seldomseen, From my experience with turn...

Seldomseen,

From my experience with turn over in lakes, the yukkie stuff from the bottom comes to the top. I see a lot of floating green stuff at the surface and down a short distance.

Is...
Forum: General Discussion 07-14-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,200
Posted By Bucksnort
What about White Mountain lakes in October and...

What about White Mountain lakes in October and November?
Forum: General Discussion 07-09-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,200
Posted By Bucksnort
lakelady, Thanks for the information. ...

lakelady,

Thanks for the information. Arizona, Colorado and probably other states, have the same situation in high mountain lakes. If not for stocking, there would be few fish but the difference...
Forum: General Discussion 07-07-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,200
Posted By Bucksnort
Mr. Blur, One of my all time favorite fly...

Mr. Blur,

One of my all time favorite fly rods was an 8.5' graphite Eagle Claw in 5/6 weight. I bought it at the outlet store at Wright McGil (I-70 & Colorado Blvd) in Denver for about $20. It...
Forum: General Discussion 07-07-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,200
Posted By Bucksnort
And speaking of dry fly purists, a long time ago,...

And speaking of dry fly purists, a long time ago, I was in lower Cheesman Canyon. I was doing quite well with drifting a single fly under a strike indicator. On one occasion, I was standing next to...
Forum: General Discussion 07-06-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,200
Posted By Bucksnort
DrLogik, It took me only a few seconds to...

DrLogik,

It took me only a few seconds to get your point and that's why I will try the dropper method. Heck if my way doesn't produce anything, I've driven to the White Mountains for nothing but...
Forum: General Discussion 07-06-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,200
Posted By Bucksnort
DrLogik, Wow! Your technique of cutting off...

DrLogik,

Wow! Your technique of cutting off the treble hook reminds me of the high school pal who taught me to fly fish. Occasionally, we would go to lakes for fly fishing but when things were...
Forum: General Discussion 07-05-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,200
Posted By Bucksnort
Straight Line vs Dropper (Old habits die hard)

When I began fly fishing, around 1977, small adjustable cork strike indicators were becoming popular for moving water. Some die hard purists didn’t like nymph fishing with indicators and wouldn’t be...
Forum: General Discussion 04-26-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 293
Posted By Bucksnort
Navajo Reservation

I have neither heard nor read anything about lakes/streams on the Navajo Indian reservation.

What up?
Forum: General Discussion 04-05-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,325
Posted By Bucksnort
Champ161, You mentioned a word I hate -...

Champ161,

You mentioned a word I hate - suckers. My philosophy regarding suckers is there are only two kinds. Those that are dead and those about to die.
Forum: General Discussion 04-04-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,325
Posted By Bucksnort
May I assume there is public access from Phon D?

May I assume there is public access from Phon D?
Forum: General Discussion 04-04-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,325
Posted By Bucksnort
Lower Salt River

I see so much information about the lower Salt, I don't know which way is up or down.

Will someone tell me where I can go to wade the river and when to go? I know I can wade at the parking area...
Forum: General Discussion 03-28-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,414
Posted By Bucksnort
Champ, were you fishing from the bank or wading...

Champ, were you fishing from the bank or wading or from a tube?
Forum: General Discussion 03-22-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 727
Posted By Bucksnort
Any information on access for Knoll Lake?

Any information on access for Knoll Lake?
Forum: General Discussion 03-13-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 637
Posted By Bucksnort
Seldomseen, I think your advice about the...

Seldomseen,

I think your advice about the reservation is sound.
Forum: General Discussion 03-11-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 705
Posted By Bucksnort
If you live in the east side of the valley,...

If you live in the east side of the valley, Desert Fly Casters also offers free tying lessons.
Forum: General Discussion 03-09-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 637
Posted By Bucksnort
Sometimes, I prefer a slower more scenic route. ...

Sometimes, I prefer a slower more scenic route. Is there a way to head northeast through the reservation to the Big Lake area from Gilbert? If not, the way through Show Low / Pinetop would be my...
Forum: General Discussion 03-08-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 637
Posted By Bucksnort
Route to Big Lake

Today, I was told that in May the route to Big Lake by way of Payson to Show Low and Pinetop will likely be closed so the route to take is from the south. Do I have this correct when I say the...
Forum: General Discussion 03-02-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By Bucksnort
Stoneflynut, Sounds like good advice. Thank...

Stoneflynut,

Sounds like good advice. Thank you.
Forum: General Discussion 03-01-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By Bucksnort
Lakes South of Williams

Are JD Dam, Elk Tank, Middle Tank and Perkins Tank, frozen? I expect they are. Is there a time before the monsoon when they will be ice free? I know access time will vary but a general idea is...
Forum: General Discussion 02-21-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,393
Posted By Bucksnort
Seldom, sorry, I didn't notice the link in the...

Seldom, sorry, I didn't notice the link in the name Luna. So, my wife wasn't too far off when she suggested using a weed wacker. We need to get this contraption to Carnero.
Forum: General Discussion 02-20-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,393
Posted By Bucksnort
Seldom, nothing attached.

Seldom, nothing attached.
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,393
Posted By Bucksnort
Wind Knot, I was told by a seasoned Carnero...

Wind Knot,

I was told by a seasoned Carnero angler to use a pontoon boat. Oars are better for moving through the veggies than flippers. How far is the walk to your launch area?
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