A foolish rainbow falls victim to another bead-head hook. Pissed off and strong he was landed near 3 Mile Creek.
You need to trust that your first choice is usually the right choice. This lesson has been taught to me on the water and in life. With reports of the Roaring Fork as "silly" it was determined the valley would be the obvious choice for the weekend getaway. I began to second guess the decision upon finding out the I-70 West and East was closed by a rock slide in Glenwood Canyon and that the only way into the valley was a 200+ mile detour. This is the moment that led my mind to wander of other possibilities of monumental fishing opportunities.
My finger landed on the Colorado River near Kremmling the ice should be gone and the fish ready to eat.We hit the dirt around 11pm and cracked a few fresh coors that were stashed in back and cheered to thought of big browns in the morning. It was a few minutes later that we actually saw the river...10 feet of big thick white shelf-ice covered both banks. Tails between out legs we hopped back in the car and drove off towards Glenwood.
A fresh looking rainbow from near Carbondale.