Wind River Range WY 2014

Discussion in 'Trip Reports with Pics' started by Sir Homey, Aug 20, 2014.

  1. Sir Homey

    Sir Homey Active Member

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    Back for more.

    11 days and 10 nights in the Winds. Ahhh does it get any better?

    We really put some miles on the boots but it was worth it. Goldens, cutts, brookies, and rainbows. Not to mention every kind of unholy hybrid imaginable ;)

    Weathered some mofo storms but that was the worst of it. Temps dipped to cold but not too bad. Lingering snow made for some tricky route finding but, again, manageable.

    Already got plans for next year swirling in my head. Each visit just makes me want more.

    Anyhoo, enjoy!

    https://www.flickr.com/photos/126376862@N08/
     
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    Enjoy indeed! That was most excellent, thank you. The pictures are outstanding.
     
  3. Ben Swaner

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    Looks like you had a great trip! I took a trip very similar to that several years back. Section Corner and Elbow Lakes are beautiful.
     
  4. jeff bandy

    jeff bandy Make my day

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    Looks great. What is the story with pic. 297? Ring in the water?
     
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    Amazing! Truly some beautiful fish and scenery. Also what Jeff said regarding the ring?
     
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    David A. Upside down.

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    Awesome shots, thanks !

    I'm also curious about the ring in the water ?
     
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    Crop circle?
     
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    Friggin' jetskiers tearin' it up while you're trying to fish no doubt...

    Re. the photos: WOW
     
  9. Sir Homey

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    The grass circle was a head scratcher. The grass grew only at a certain depth, no deeper. We theorized the lake bottom there must shallow out in a depression of some sort. What makes such a depression? A 10 foot long brookie digging redds of course. Wading came to a halt after this conclusion ;)
     
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    Super photos! Some of those fish pics are incredible. Thanks for sharing.
     
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    jeff bandy Make my day

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    Meteor.
     
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    Awesome trip. Thanks for sharing!!!
     
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    One of my favorite spots on earth. Thanks for sharing. Beautiful fish!
     
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    HOLY COW! I'M GOING!
     
  15. Steve Vaughn

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    Nice picture report.