Category Archives: Fishing

SLEEPING PAD FOR TENT CAMPING

Boy, oh boy, did I learn all about sleeping bag compression last fall.  I had gone to Lake Roberts in southwestern New Mexico within the lovely Gila National Forest.  Took an old tent Margo acquired at an auction.  With two … Continue reading

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WANNA GO FLY FISHING 2 1/2 HRS FROM EL PASO?

Thanks to a couple of issues I was not able to go with my women’s fly fishing group to fish the private lease or the ranch which I love to fish at. Look what I missed… It is a native … Continue reading

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FIRST FULL DAY AT LAKE SUMNER STATE PARK, NM APRIL 16, 2017

Location: Pecos Campground, Sumner Lake State Park, New Mexico.  Sumner Lake State Park Map (pdf). Easter Sunday I was up at dawn.  Blamed it on the dogs, but I wanted to get line in the water.  My first cast had … Continue reading

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CABALLO LAKE, MAR. 17, 2017. DUMPED TANKS, COVE HANGOUT, FISHING

Location: Caballo Lake Campground, Caballo Lake, Caballo, New Mexico 32°54’36.2″N 107°18’31.6″W 32.910054, -107.308765 We needed more ice so Margo headed back to the grocery.  (We brought really, really bad ice chests).  While she was gone, I emptied the grey water … Continue reading

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CABALLO LAKE, MAR. 16, 2017. COLD, GROCERY, FISHING, STEAK

Location: Caballo Lake Campground, Caballo Lake, Caballo, New Mexico 32°54’36.2″N 107°18’31.6″W 32.910054, -107.308765 How can it be so chilly this morning when it was so hot last night? Today we would scope out good fishing spots while it was cold.  … Continue reading

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ELEPHANT BUTTE LAKE STATE PARK, FEB. 22, 2017

Location: Elephant Butte Lake State Park, Elephant Butte, New Mexico A pretty good nights sleep.  I’ll be saying more on that in a later post. The neighbors pull out.  They’ve got the packing down to an art.  I watch him … Continue reading

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ELEPHANT BUTTE LAKE STATE PARK, FEBRUARY 21, 2017

Location: Elephant Butte Lake State Park, Elephant Butte, New Mexico Gosh, why am I so tired?  Could it be because I had to get up in the middle of the night and take the dogs out?  Dogs that wouldn’t go … Continue reading

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