Creek pond at sunset... looking northeast at the Sheep Mountain Range.|
(Note older fishermen, leaning on truck bed, discussing important things.)
Given this odd Monday sandwiched between Sunday and a Tuesday holiday, I thought it a good opportunity to check out the pond. The weather was almost perfect, probably right at 70 degrees when I arrived at 2:00pm, but it did drop to 60 degrees right at sunset. There was very little wind.
|Wild horses feeding in the waning sunlight.|
|Feral horses of Cold Creek, greeting me on my journey to the pond.|
of the stocked rainbows caught this afternoon. |
This one on a rust colored Denny Richard's stillwater nymph.
|This trout fooled by an olive colored Denny Richard's stillwater nymph.|
Enjoy these last three photos.
peaks on right block the view of the Sister Peaks (McFarland Peak off photo
to the right). |
The glowing cliffs in the center are the northern edge of Mummy Mountain ridge.
was a dusting of snow on Willow Peak above the town of Cold Creek.|
It became more evident with the setting sun.
the lateral parr marks (oval circles) still visible on this stocked rainbow.|
My 7.5-foot, 4-weight rod was a treat to cast, and it was just right to play the smaller trout.