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Paddling some mountain lakes
« on: May 30, 2017, 06:46:40 AM »
I spent Memorial Day on the water getting out fished by the only person allowed to out fish me.  The area was the Wichita Mountains and we tried out a couple small lakes.  Lots more we'll have to get back and try out sometime.  It was a great day.  Didn't take as many full trip report pics as I usually do but here's a look at the day.



































Gotta take a buffalo pic!



Thanks for lookin folks!
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Re: Paddling some mountain lakes
« Reply #1 on: May 30, 2017, 06:51:36 AM »
Awwww.  Great pics.  Feel good Tues.
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Re: Paddling some mountain lakes
« Reply #2 on: May 30, 2017, 07:12:43 AM »
I can't improve on what Tony said, but just wanted to comment on the profusion of wildfloweres this year.....it looks like we're going to have a magnificent bloom here in Nebraska, too. :banana:

Always neat to see how the kids are growing and still having a great time outdoors, too!! :canoe:
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Re: Paddling some mountain lakes
« Reply #3 on: May 30, 2017, 07:40:11 AM »
Thanks for the great pictures!

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Re: Paddling some mountain lakes
« Reply #4 on: May 30, 2017, 08:51:34 AM »
Nice photos and a great day with your daughter.  Can't beat that.  Thanks.
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Re: Paddling some mountain lakes
« Reply #5 on: May 30, 2017, 06:29:04 PM »
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Re: Paddling some mountain lakes
« Reply #6 on: June 01, 2017, 05:26:46 PM »
That's killer man! Your daughter wears a smile and that is wonderful. Hope the fish wasn't dinner or you'd had to shoot the buffalo! Nice trip.

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Re: Paddling some mountain lakes
« Reply #7 on: June 01, 2017, 06:47:08 PM »
Awesome pics of the water and scenery, that would be just too cool to see a Buffalo out like that!!!!!

Holy cow Bel is growing fast, looks like she's about twice as tall as the last time we saw her!!

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Re: Paddling some mountain lakes
« Reply #8 on: June 01, 2017, 07:08:52 PM »
She's growing like a weed!!.... good stuff ODE, hope there are many more memory making trips to come  :cheers:
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Re: Paddling some mountain lakes
« Reply #9 on: June 01, 2017, 08:11:24 PM »
Thanks fellas!  Yeah the years are really flying now.  Both kids are growing like crazy.  I'm just grateful they both like spending time outdoors.  Hopefully I can keep that way.  Yeah we didn't get enough fish for dinner.  I do love a buffalo burger though so it was tempting creek!

I'll have to do another post in a couple weeks on the crashete.  I abused it on accident and smacked a rock something awful with it in the grass.  Considering the hit the crashete took it like a champ and like you'd want a machete to do.  I just need to fix back now.  That'll be the next thread when I have some time to do it right.
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Re: Paddling some mountain lakes
« Reply #10 on: June 19, 2017, 03:51:55 PM »
looks like the trip was a lot of fun.  Nice to see you had a professional fishing guide with you.   :)

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Re: Paddling some mountain lakes
« Reply #11 on: June 20, 2017, 09:11:13 AM »
A perfect day. I need to ask because I'm kinda dumb. Do the bison run free? I know there are still wild horses roaming but I didn't know there were any bison that weren't on a farm.
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Re: Paddling some mountain lakes
« Reply #12 on: June 20, 2017, 12:36:55 PM »
A perfect day. I need to ask because I'm kinda dumb. Do the bison run free? I know there are still wild horses roaming but I didn't know there were any bison that weren't on a farm.

It's a wildlife refuge so it's as wild as it will get for them.  They roam free within the refuge and cross the roads, etc.  No fence between us in the pic I took.
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