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Old 08-14-2017, 09:11 AM
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Rim Lakes

Sometime last month, my grandson and I rented one of the small boats at Woods Canyon. We fished, with fly rods and hopper patterns, along the banks not far from the dock. He and I caught one tiger trout each and a few sun fish. I am returning to the Rim this week but I don't want to fish lakes with sun fish unless they are found in all the lakes and are at least 20 pounds in size.

My question is, do Willow Springs and Black Canyon lakes also have sun fish?
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Old 08-14-2017, 09:53 AM
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Yup. Sun fish and bass.
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Old 08-14-2017, 09:55 AM
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Are the sun fish 20 pounders?
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Old 08-14-2017, 12:56 PM
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Are the sun fish 20 pounders?
It would be a whole lot cooler if they were! Both hold some decent bass although I heard some rumblings of greater bass eradication efforts having occurred over the past year at Willow.
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Old 08-15-2017, 08:48 AM
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You may want to consider either/both Bear Canyon/Knoll Lake. Although I've been gone for the past 4 years, sunfish never used to be in either of these lakes.

Bear Canyon is always good for rainbow and used to hold grayling several decades ago.

Knoll Lake is also good for rainbow and browns, but I'm wondering if the bucket brigade has infested these impoundments with sunfish.

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Old 08-15-2017, 12:53 PM
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Sun fish

I need about a dozen sun fish for my rose bushes.

Dry them out and grind them up for the fall fertilizer.

In north Phoenix.


Thanks for all your support.
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Old 08-15-2017, 03:16 PM
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What do you use to grind them? The Cuisinart? What a great idea, I don't use that much anyway.
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Old 08-15-2017, 06:42 PM
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What do you use to grind them? The Cuisinart? What a great idea, I don't use that much anyway.
Let them dry out good and cut them up in small chunks.

Chris Columbus told me about this when he found the indians using one small fish for each stalk of corn.

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Old 08-15-2017, 09:16 PM
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I ran into you up at clear creek last year Bob and I didn't think you were that old (not quite anyway).
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Old 08-15-2017, 09:26 PM
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Oops-meant Silver Cr. Didn't want to mix up anyone else that might be as old as both of us.
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