|A pair of geese protecting their three goslings on Adams-McGill Reservoir.|
In the wild geese bond and stay together for life.
|The one smallish bass caught this day, although I noted several|
larger black bass preparing for their spawn in the shallows.
|A remarkably radiant crimson spawning stripe on this 18 inch rainbow.|
And so here I was, planning my first “real” fishing trip since last October. I was leaning toward Utah's Kolob Reservoir again. But, Kolob is a slightly longer drive than Kirch, and there were those Dacey Reservoir re-runs playing through my hippocampus. The two days spent on Dacey with Bruce and Doug in late April of 2013 were some of my best fishing days ever, including the family bonding. It can be difficult to override memories like those. As you already know from the title of this post, Dacey won out again.
|Largest trout of the day. This male was just under 20 inches, and he was plump, healthy, and beautiful.|
|The large rainbow attempting to avoid the Fishpond net, but the fly held fast.|
|A fine looking female of just under 17 inches. I was pleased to introduce her to the Fishpond net.|
When Paul wrote to the church in Philippi he thanked them for sending gifts while he was in prison (Philippians 4:10-13). He was there because officials had levied false charges against him; in a way they were “hating” on Jesus through Paul. Paul already knew that the grace of Jesus was sufficient for him; because of Jesus he lacked nothing. He needed to thank the Philippi Church for their generosity, but he also needed to teach a lesson in contentment while doing so. Paul did not mean contentment in the pagan sense of self-sufficiency, but that his sufficiency was in Jesus. Without Jesus we are nothing, for He created it all and only through Him do we find grace and redemption (John 1:1-18).
|The Water Master Grizzly angling craft contributed towards another awesome Wayne Kirch angling adventure. |
The four fishable Kirch reservoirs are large, and an oared watercraft is the best choice to cover them.