"There's always time for one more cast!"
I got a new Tenkara rod for Father's Day. I was looking for the perfect stream opportunity to test it out. Big Blue Creek seemed like the spot and this day seemed like the time. I only caught a couple small brookies. That Tenkara stuff is definitely fun and has a bit of learning curve. Since I was alone I took my SPOT signaling device with me. Somewhere in that maze of willows I lost it. I had been all over through there and felt there was no way I could ever retrace my steps and find it. Prayer seemed to be the most logical thing to do....so I did. I then began trying to retrace my paths and realized that was completely impossible. It all looked the same. But, after about 15 minutes of wandering, I poked through a tangle next to the creek and there it was. My heart was full of wilderness stream fishing and thanksgiving. It was a beautiful day!
Penstemon on top of the Alpine Plateau on the drive to the stream.
The willow maze where I lost my SPOT - temporarily. Thank you Lord!
Wow this stream is "purdy". Post-card purdy!
I'll be back and hike on up this creek! Several years ago I hiked up it to Slide Lake. But, I didn't fish on that outing. I will on the next run.