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Jul 24, 2009 - Medicine Wheel and Fishing

The entire day yesterday was spent fishing, 9:30 to 5:30. I caught lots of fish, I would name which type of trout, but I can’t tell one from the other, Rainbow, Brown or Brook, plus you could only keep the Brook Trout. However I did eat fish for dinner. There was only one other auto at the river when I arrived. Right after my mid day break, I was moving down the river and met there other fishermen, well two fishermen and one fisherwoman. The couple was from Dallas, what are the odds. Later in the day I shared the river with a gentleman from...

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Jul 23, 2009 - Bighorn Canyon National Recreation

I drove north west this morning to the Big Horn Canyon National Rec. area and through the Pryor Mountain wild horse range. The drive from Greybull to Lovell, let me put this nicely, is desert. This country is so different when you leave the Big Horn River valley. For the looks of the country, there has to be a lot more dinosaur bones yet to be found. I had a bit of challenge, I left my photo card in my lap top and this was the first day I did not have the lap top in the truck. Therefore I was limited to 14 pictures of the area and the...

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May 11, 2008 - Deep canyon, lake and horses

Today was our final day in the Cody area before moving into Montana so we decided to drive out to the Bighorn Canyon National Recreation area. The 71 mile long Bighorn Lake was created by building of the Yellowtail Dam near Fort Smith, Montana The lake is situated in the steep-sided Blackhorn Canyon. We took a gently drive through the area stopping to admire the wild horses in the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range which was established in 1968 and has a herd size of 120-140 horses. The best place to see the canyon and the lake was from the...

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