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Marathon fishing weekend  - Part One  - Cleve Creek, Nevada

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Marathon fishing weekend - Part One - Cleve Creek, Nevada

An Dinh

Lance and I kicked off our trip at 5 in the morning.  We warmed up the camper and headed for Nevada.  The goal was to hit Cleve Creek and the streams draining the Great Basin National Park - Strawberry, Baker and Snake creeks.  We had no idea what to expect - we just knew there were thin blue lines out there and the snow pack had melted so we wouldn't have to deal with high water that still plagued much of the Northern Utah streams this weekend.

We didn't see any fish until we waded up another 100 feet from the first water crossing.

We didn't see any fish until we waded up another 100 feet from the first water crossing.

Most of Cleve is very tight with vegetation.

Most of Cleve is very tight with vegetation.

Higher up the stream opens up.  This Beaver pond gave up a dozen or so rainbows and browns.

Higher up the stream opens up.  This Beaver pond gave up a dozen or so rainbows and browns.

Fish were on the smaller side from 3 to 10 inches. 

Lance took a spill trying to extricate his fly from a tall tree.  The boulder he was standing on came loose and they both tumbled into the stream at my feet. 

The best cure for an aching hip is hooking a fish...pronto.  Lance re-rigs with lightening speed to cast to the beaver pond above us...

The beaver pond gives up a dozen good fish.  Rainbows and browns.  We decide to check out the next stream after taking a break for lunch.   

Chicken salad on sourdough bread hit the spot back at the camper.

Off to the Great Basin National Park!