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Forum: General Discussion 01-02-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By Bucksnort
David, Not all water in Colorado is always...

David,

Not all water in Colorado is always clear. I can think of a bunch of lakes that suffer (anglers are the ones who suffer) from turn over in mid-summer. I've caught fish in these...
Forum: General Discussion 12-30-2017, 12:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By Bucksnort
I have not explored any still water south of...

I have not explored any still water south of Flagstaff or south of Williams or around Sedona.
Forum: General Discussion 12-30-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By Bucksnort
First year in AZ fly fishing

Members,

I apologize for this lengthy message but I am after some sorely needed information but before I ask, I want to say fly fishing in Arizona has been a culture shock to me. You may know I...
Forum: General Discussion 12-29-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 433
Posted By Bucksnort
Dub - Thanks for the reply. When you fished the...

Dub - Thanks for the reply. When you fished the water after changing to fluoro, did you use the same flies? It seems there are a lot of variables coming into play in situations like this. A lot...
Forum: General Discussion 12-28-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 433
Posted By Bucksnort
Baiter, The story about the scouts is...

Baiter,

The story about the scouts is interesting. Two anglers can stand close to each other, use the same equipment, same flies, same technique and one will probably catch more fish than the...
Forum: General Discussion 12-26-2017, 07:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 433
Posted By Bucksnort
Silver Creek, Thanks for the information. ...

Silver Creek,

Thanks for the information. Although it falls in the TMI category (too much information), I will keep it.

I can't justify paying $10 to $15 for a spool of tippet when I'm not...
Forum: General Discussion 12-25-2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 433
Posted By Bucksnort
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ejbOZQOEqvo ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ejbOZQOEqvo

Silver Creek, here is the You Tube link. I hope it works. In another video, the narrator explains why fluorocarbon sinks, unlike monofilament. ...
Forum: General Discussion 12-25-2017, 07:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 433
Posted By Bucksnort
I will try to post the link.

I will try to post the link.
Forum: General Discussion 12-24-2017, 08:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 433
Posted By Bucksnort
Fluorocarbon vs. Monofilament

I watched an interesting video about the advantages and disadvantages of fluorocarbon and monofilament.

My questions are. Can you prove you catch more fish with fluorocarbon than monofilament? ...
Forum: Sell, Buy, Trade, Give Away 12-14-2017, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By Bucksnort
I still need a "U" shaped float tube...

I still need a "U" shaped float tube bladder.
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By Bucksnort
And the flora and temperature changes as you gain...

And the flora and temperature changes as you gain altitude are spectacular. Arizona residents and visitors are fortunate to be in such a beautiful state.
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2017, 08:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By Bucksnort
I love being able to see long distances, which is...

I love being able to see long distances, which is one of the things I like about states west of the Mississippi River and I love the desert. On the Beeline, when you start down a mountain and look...
Forum: General Discussion 12-07-2017, 06:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By Bucksnort
Beeline Highway

Sorry but this isn't fishing related except that when you head to the hills for fishing, a popular route is the Beeline.

I've seen a lot of beautiful stretches of highway but none as beautiful...
Forum: General Discussion 12-03-2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,042
Posted By Bucksnort
I am not familiar with Lees Ferry. It is my...

I am not familiar with Lees Ferry. It is my non-professional opinion the public hearings won't change a thing. The plan will go through regardless of how many hearings there are. They are doing...
Forum: General Discussion 12-02-2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By Bucksnort
Fish Manager, I hate paying fees for public...

Fish Manager,

I hate paying fees for public land use when my tax dollars have been collected for the purpose of managing those areas.

Here is some advice for those who don't know, which...
Forum: General Discussion 12-02-2017, 05:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By Bucksnort
Lost, Never heard of him. I must lead a...

Lost,

Never heard of him. I must lead a sheltered life.
Forum: General Discussion 12-02-2017, 05:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 336
Posted By Bucksnort
Red Rock, On the South Platte River in...

Red Rock,

On the South Platte River in Waterton Canyon, near Lockheed Martin in Littleton and about three miles up the canyon, there is a small artificial lake which is used to feed the Marston...
Forum: General Discussion 12-02-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By Bucksnort
Levisdad, Of course the best time to fish is...

Levisdad,

Of course the best time to fish is anytime you can get away.

I posted this a while back regarding fish and their eyes.

Many years ago, Fly Fisherman Magazine published an...
Forum: Sell, Buy, Trade, Give Away 11-05-2017, 11:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By Bucksnort
Float Tube Bladder

I am in need of a "cheap" "U" shaped float tube bladder.
Forum: General Discussion 11-05-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 599
Posted By Bucksnort
Almostlost, You are wrong, there is no...

Almostlost,

You are wrong, there is no blurry line.
Forum: General Discussion 11-04-2017, 09:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 599
Posted By Bucksnort
Springerville Drug Store

Many years ago, there was a great ma and pa sporting goods store in Alamosa, CO. They sold groceries and other items hunters and anglers may need.

On my last trip to the White Mountains, I was...
Forum: General Discussion 10-26-2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 552
Sticky: Who Are You?
Views: 109,091
Posted By Bucksnort
Green Weenie, Quit complaining. I...

Green Weenie,

Quit complaining. I graduated from high school six years before you.
Forum: General Discussion 10-26-2017, 10:42 AM
Replies: 552
Sticky: Who Are You?
Views: 109,091
Posted By Bucksnort
My name is Jim. I grew up as an Army brat...

My name is Jim.

I grew up as an Army brat with much of my childhood happening around Texas. I lived in Germany (1946 to 1949 and 1956 to 1959) for six years as a dependent under my father and...
Forum: General Discussion 10-26-2017, 10:35 AM
Replies: 552
Sticky: Who Are You?
Views: 109,091
Posted By Bucksnort
My name is Jim. I grew up as an Army brat...

My name is Jim.

I grew up as an Army brat with much of my childhood happening around Texas. I lived in Germany (1946 to 1949 and 1956 to 1959) for six years as a dependent under my father and...
Forum: General Discussion 10-26-2017, 09:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,187
Posted By Bucksnort
Almost, Or is that "fishfull...

Almost,

Or is that "fishfull thinking"?
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