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The Salt River, AZ , Part 3, March 25-26

We started the day with Quartzite Falls Rapid. This rapid used to be called, more simply, Quartzite Falls, because it’s most notable feature was a low but gnarly falls that usually called for either a portage or lining of your boats. Why the name change? Well … Continue reading

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Spring Wildflowers (and more) #7, Rio Grande, NM

June 7, 2015. The late season snows of not many weeks ago continue to provide us with a bountiful spring season, soon to be summer. You’ll see next that I’m a sucker for the pricklypear flower.

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The Final Forty Miles of the Grand Canyon – an American Tragedy

Everyone agrees that there is one, and only one, Grand Canyon. It is probably also agreed that the Grand Canyon is the world’s greatest natural wonder. And I would bet that it is the most instantly recognizable land form in … Continue reading

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Fall Fishing on the Rio Grande, continued some more

The BWO mayfly hatch continues, with fish rising all over the place. The water clarity also continues to improve, to over 3 feet. And there wasn’t a breath of wind today. I had over 12 takes during a 2 and … Continue reading

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