Orilla Verde, Rio Grande del Norte National Monument, August 2016


The fish are few and far between during the “dog days” of August. Lately I’ve been catching only small bass. But I especially like the views I get of the gorge, when I’m out in mid-stream.

Downstream view of the cliffs and , beyond, the Picuris Mountains

Downstream view of the cliffs that edge Pilar Mesa, and, beyond, the Picuris Mountains

Upstream view of the mesa, that's defined by the Rio Grande on the left, and Taos Creek on the right

Upstream view of the mesa that’s defined by the Rio Grande on the left, and Taos Creek on the right

 

 

About believesteve

I am a photographer and have published a book of photography and accompanying text on running the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon. The first (print) edition is out of print, but a second edition is available as an iBook (eBook) through the iTunes bookstore. All Grand Canyon, river and nature lovers will enjoy my book: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/the-grand/id672492447?ls=1
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