Getting Closer

This week Bill and I continued our quest of catching enough fish for the fish BBQ we want to host for our co-hosts, and the owners of the park where we are work camping this summer. We tried a new reservoir we heard about called Joe Moore. We were a little surprised when we arrived to find we were the only people there.

After all, if this was to be a good fishing hole, why wasn’t there any other people out there fishing…?

After about two and a half hours of not even getting one bite, we packed up our gear and headed down country back roads to another place we heard about where we might catch some fish…

This is Summit Lake. Only problem here was that it was Memorial Day Weekend, and it appeared that all the people were at Summit Lake fishing. So we called it a day and went home . We decided to wait until after the holiday weekend to set out again to our favorite fishing spot.

Tuesday morning we hit the back roads again on our way to

Groundhog Reservoir, where we caught our first two fish a couple weeks ago.

The water was cold and choppy, and the wind blowing over the water was VERY, VERY, cold as well.

But within a half hour of casting my line into that cold water, I caught a 13 inch rainbow trout!

Then I baited my hook again, took a seat on my fishing bucket stool, and tried my best to not think about how cold I was with the cold wind blowing hard across the water, straight at me. And just about the time I was thinking to myself “this is crazy to sit out here and freeze like this”, I felt a strong hit on my line, and I pulled out a 15 inch rainbow trout!!! Well that made all the cold worth while…

So now Bill and I have one 9 inch, one 13 inch, one 14 inch, and one 15 inch rainbow trouts in our freezer. We just need four more to have enough to have our fish BBQ, served up with a side of Armadillo Eggs…

Stay safe and stay tuned!

8 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. PedroL
    May 27, 2020 @ 18:26:42

    Lovely photos in the middle of the nature 🙂 freedom 🙂 stay safe, PedroL


  2. Robin
    May 28, 2020 @ 03:57:06

    What an incredible day you had! I bet it won’t be long now until that delicious fish fry will happen! Enjoy!! Love you!❤️💋


    • beyondcinderella
      May 28, 2020 @ 11:46:09

      Oh, we had a great fun-filled day. We’re back on duty today, tomorrow, and Saturday, then we will get back out there again and try to catch some more big fish. Stay tuned! Love you! XoXo


  3. tiaonthetrail
    May 28, 2020 @ 17:57:16

    Nice photos! Looks like a wonderful sunny day!


  4. Megs
    May 31, 2020 @ 01:43:03

    Nice Job!! Some good looking fish for sure. What a wonderful treat the fish fry is going to be. Looking forward to your next fishing adventure. Love and hugs! xoxo


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