This stream now boasts >600 fish per mile and has several fish growing over the 18-inch mark. Due to the lack of fishing pressure, or what I call “education,” these fish will take about anything.
So, then I had to figure out exactly how to get the fish down to the stream. I asked a few co-workers with horses whether they would be able to help, but none of them had time during that part of the year.
Wow. Holy smokes. I was almost having an out-of-body experience. I couldn’t quite understand this as I walked up to this huge and beautiful creature. To be able to hike around the same places the elk frequent and learn so much about them and their environment was an amazing experience. I love the mountains.