TR Seki 6-18-20 to 6-29-20

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Re: TR Seki 6-18-20 to 6-29-20

Post by Jason » Thu Jul 09, 2020 7:50 am

That looks like an amazing trip, and to be there during an earthquake must have been incredible. The photo of trout pond 2 looks like a fish hatchery! Cool photo of the fish eggs too. Thanks for the great report!








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Post by TahoeJeff » Thu Jul 09, 2020 10:58 am

Another awesome TR! My favorite pic is the absolute red meat golden trout in foil.
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Post by giantbrookie » Thu Jul 09, 2020 5:24 pm

Now that is a proper epic in all respects, whether it was the fishing, dealing with the boot delamination or the very rare but frightening experience of being up during an earthquake strong enough to trigger rockfall. That is the most unique photo of all. Crazy. Gary's boot thing is so unfortunate because neither the boot nor the sole look that old and worn. Until about 25 or 30 years ago I never saw this delamination (ie sole would simply wear out) but whatever changes they've made in hiking boot soles the last decades have made this phenomenon rather common. It has certainly happened to me and my family members.
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Post by austex » Thu Jul 09, 2020 6:53 pm

Wow, Wow and wow. Great trip off to a rocky start; but well made decisions prevailed. Glad the new boots did the trick and fit; lot's of possible what iff's there. Hard work prevails. Those trout ponds are awesome. Never seen anything like it. What a trip. Well done!

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Post by robow8 » Fri Jul 10, 2020 7:46 am

What a great trip. I had that happen to one of my boots in the early 80s on my first trip into the Sierra, at the Roaring River Ranger station. Luckily, I had some bailing wire and was able to cobble (no pun intended) them together, and they were fine all the way to Road's End.

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Post by canukyea » Fri Jul 10, 2020 9:41 am

Quite a terrifying and unique shot of rockfall and dust, glad to hear that no harm was done by the earthquake. How big was that one golden? It looks like it ate well!

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Post by freestone » Fri Jul 10, 2020 9:51 am

Beautiful fish and interesting scenery! Thanks for posting.
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Post by SSSdave » Fri Jul 10, 2020 8:03 pm

With the up and downs a 5000 foot first day. Thanks for not id'ing those lakes. Haven't been to some of them but were able to figure out most from the background mountains. That trout spawning mass is more than I've ever witnessed. For those trout fans that are not web savvy, if you click on Robert's image it will magnify so one can better see the fish.

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Post by fish4gold » Thu Jul 23, 2020 6:56 pm

Wowie! What an awesome trip! The Rock slides triggered by an earthquake sent shivers up my spine. That is something I have never considered happening. So will store that in the old data bank. Set up camp only where it’s safe. The fish are stunning! Thank you for sharing!

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Post by robertseeburger » Fri Jul 24, 2020 5:58 pm

Answering Canukyea..

Biggest fish for Gary and me on this trip was 16 inches.. not monsters by any means.. but lots of fun.

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