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Entries from July 2009

Gibbon River in Yellowstone

July 23rd, 2009 · No Comments

GibbonRiver, originally uploaded by WhiskeyCreek. Here is a shot of the Gibbon river in Yellowstone. This area will soon be much more difficult to reach, the road is being relocated higher up on the ridge (on the right in this photo).

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Tags: Fly Fishing · photography

Henry’s Lake at Sunset

July 22nd, 2009 · 1 Comment

HenrysLakeHDR, originally uploaded by WhiskeyCreek. Henry’s Lake in Idaho, as viewed from the dam. To more fully experience Henry’s Lake, grab a needle and poke yourself every 10 seconds to simulate the mosquitos.

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Tags: Fly Fishing · photography

Bacon, Pork, and Tots: Fly Fishing Fuel

July 17th, 2009 · 1 Comment

We usually power past the Frostop in Ashton, as this is at the end of a long drive. However, this week the kids pulled rank and forced the issue.  What a delight. The BBQ sandwich turned out to be pulled pork topped with bacon with BBQ sauce. With a side of tots and a diet […]

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Bechler & Falls River report

July 16th, 2009 · 1 Comment

My family wanted to visit a new (to us) area of Yellowstone this year. We made the trek to the Cave Falls area, in the south west corner of the park. This is the corner actually in Idaho, and is known as the Cascade Corner because it features many falls and cascades. We did some […]

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Tags: Fly Fishing · photography

Upper Coffee Pot: great place to teach kids

July 12th, 2009 · No Comments

The Upper Coffee Pot campground is right on the Henry’s Fork, in the Mack’s Inn area. This is an outstanding place to teach kids to fly fish. The wading is very easy, the fish are very willing, and everytime that I’ve been there, the fish are rising. A 2 mile dirt road leads to the […]

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Tags: Fly Fishing · Kids Fishing

Shasta River Coho Restoration – The Nature Conversancy

July 8th, 2009 · No Comments

Had a great day fishing the McCloud River Preserve the other day, part of the Nature Conservancy. Afterwards, while taking a rehydration break at the cabin, we ran into Christopher Babcock, one of the Field Scientist who keep the Preserve running. An actual River Keeper. After chit-chat about fishing success (or lack thereof), weather, smoking […]

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Tags: Conservation · River Keepers · Salmon

A welcome sight – fly fishing the McCloud

July 5th, 2009 · 2 Comments

MCloud River Redbands, California DFG Heritage Trout Challenge, McCloud River Preserve, The Nature Conservancy

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Tags: Fly Fishing · River Keepers

New and Old

July 1st, 2009 · 1 Comment

High Speed Internet, the latest browsers, searchable online document repositories, PDF files, and Google. Bent and sharpened steel, floss, chicken feathers, thread, copyright law, wasting time on a warm summer evening. The new and the old are married with Google Books. That wonderful company that can afford to put everything online (and searchable).  Lots of […]

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Tags: Fly Tying