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Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 08-11-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By countr21
Re: Well, what was left of my summer is now wrecked

Just got my replacement vehicle!!! Lots of Civics in the Denver market so I scooped up an exact replica but except bright red. Not jazzed about the color but I'm sure it'll grow on me.
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Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 08-11-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 234
Posted By countr21
Re: Rocky Mountain National Park

All depends on the weather and how tough you are. I myself am pretty weak when it comes to wet wading but one of my fishing partners can wet wade all day in colder temperatures.
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 08-11-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By countr21
Re: Baseline Reservoir- Boulder, CO

Sorry to be that guy, but you gots me very excited. Cannot wait for the outcome. :teef:
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 08-11-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 618
Posted By countr21
Re: Trip Report- Backpacking RMNP

Wow! I think you and I should go bowling in the cheap lanes. My visit a few years' ago to Heart Lake was exactly the same :rolleyes:
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 08-10-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 618
Posted By countr21
Re: Trip Report- Backpacking RMNP

Oh!!! I gotta throw a picture of the actual lake itself. As you descend, you can walk over to the edge of the ridge and gauge you descent progress (you don't go down these gullies to the lake -...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 08-10-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 618
Posted By countr21
Re: Trip Report- Backpacking RMNP

Yeah, Arrowhead is a little different story. When I said you "essentially" can get to most waters in the park, my one reservation about hiking in the park is to Arrowhead. There's no sugarcoating...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 08-10-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 618
Posted By countr21
Re: Trip Report- Backpacking RMNP

Nice report, keep em coming!


I went to the area in 2011 and had the same good fortune. Day hiked to the upper lake in 2008 and got skunked due to poor weather. You completed a pretty...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 08-10-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 454
Posted By countr21
Re: Fishing the Wind River Range

Yeah, they have a way of doing that. Once you hook into a Wind River Range golden, you're addicted for life. The Winds are my favorite backpacking area in all the Rockies and I know them fairly...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 08-03-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 244
Posted By countr21
Re: Teton Wilderness

From reading Rich Osthoff's chapter about the Teton Wilderness in his Rocky Mtn book, it sounds like a day on Bridger Lake would be a good bet.
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 08-03-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 612
Posted By countr21
Re: Well, what was left of my summer is now wrecked

Thanks for all the kind words. Grateful to be alive......no doubt. But I'll miss my old friend. I literally bought the hail-damaged '08 Civic specifically to dump miles on it. I got it after a...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 08-02-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 612
Posted By countr21
Well, what was left of my summer is now wrecked

As many of y'all know, I am avid backpacker-flyfisher of the high lakes of Colorado and Wyoming. Usually each summer I spend all of July and August up in the mountains, but work has been very busy...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 07-30-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 436
Posted By countr21
Re: Are You Planning a Trip to Yellowstone NP?

Thank you Larry. That one went into the files!!!
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 07-26-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 171
Posted By countr21
Re: Headed to the Bighorns this week

I was up in that drainage in 2010. I base camped at Old Crow and fished Lame Deer. OC has small brookies, but great for the frying pan. LD has very good rainbows....so good in fact it derailed me...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 07-22-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,345
Posted By countr21
Re: Black Canyon of the Gunnison - what an S.0.B.

Great video, thx for sharing.....stunning rainbow with shoulders for days!!

So all of the huge nymph carcasses littering the trees and rocks all around the river were salmonflies? Largest trout...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 07-22-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 517
Posted By countr21
Re: Fishing a Private Wyoming Ranch: The Highs and Lows!

Larry, you lucky dog!!!! Nice report as always :-)
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 07-22-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 373
Posted By countr21
Re: First post and Green River Trip Report

Beauty opener........great deets and pics.....welcome to the forum. Keep em coming and feel free to poke others for information.
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 07-22-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 578
Posted By countr21
Re: Trip Report 7/11 thru 7/20 Conejos,Arkansas,Upper Gunnison, Conejos

IMO, these are the best types of posts on the forums....great narratives loaded with thorough details about the fishing and how to attack the water. And then there is great info about the camping...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 07-22-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 293
Posted By countr21
Re: Fishing/Camping ideas for Upper Green River lakes and/or Wind river

I've been to the Green River Lakes campground and stayed for two nights. I used the trailhead another time but beelined it for lakes many miles away. During my campground stay, I day hiked up to...
Forum: The Lodge Den 07-18-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 555
Posted By countr21
Re: Rainbow Family at it again...(Redfeather stabbing)

Ahhh........GD Hippies as Cartman would say. When I was going to school and partying at CSU in Fort Collins, I remember having some casual friends who were close to the Hippie side of things. Back...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 07-18-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 356
Posted By countr21
Re: Montana

The worst thing about this video is that it isn't longer
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 07-16-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,345
Posted By countr21
Re: Black Canyon of the Gunnison - what an S.0.B.

NO ditch!! Didn't ditch!!! I just had to get over to the canyon to see them big 'bows, brutha!!!!
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 07-16-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,345
Posted By countr21
Re: Black Canyon of the Gunnison - what an S.0.B.

All of the routes down the drainage gullies are considered "very strenuous," and I chose the S.O.B. draw because park information says "best for the first time visitor to the inner canyon." I think...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 07-15-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,345
Posted By countr21
Re: Black Canyon of the Gunnison - what an S.0.B.

Just found this article about the huge rescue effort in the S.O.B. draw just five days before my visit. (There are two stories in this link, the July 5th rescue on the S.O.B. route is what I am...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 07-15-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,345
Posted By countr21
Black Canyon of the Gunnison - what an S.0.B.

After reading about the fishing in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison in Rich Osthoff's book, I knew that I had to get down in there. One paragraph in his RM backcountry book sums it up:

Much of...
Forum: Rocky Mountain Range 07-14-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By countr21
Re: Be careful out there...

Lightning kills way more people in the Rocky Mtn backcountry than bears ever dreamed about. I've been in the middle of dozens of lightning storms. Any backcountry angler that spends much time in...
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