Creek pond at sunset... looking northeast at the Sheep Mountain|
Range. (Note older fishermen, leaning on truck bed, discussing
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.|
It wasn't a perfect two hours, but it was extremely enjoyable all the way around. (My wife hates the word "perfect." She says only God is perfect, and of course my wife is perfectly correct.) I hope those of you who will soon run up there to fish will have an equally enjoyable visit as I did on the eve of Veterans Day.
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.