Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Wind River Range-Quality web links

 Here are some links that relate to my presentation about Fishing in the Wind River Mountains that I am doing for the Kiap-TU-Wish Chapter of Trout Unlimited on January 6th of 2021.



There's Gold in the Wind River Mountains-This article convinced me to visit the Popo Agie Wilderness on my trip in July

Wind River Peak Area Fish Surveys

Lakes that are stocked with Golden Trout

Info on Deep Creek Lake

Cool hiking blog about the Tayo Lake Area that I used as reference for my first trip

 Bridger Wilderness Fishing Guide

Troutrageous Article about fishing the Wind River Range

Another Hiker's Blog that I used for reference

 One more hiking blog that had good info about the area I went to.

 Beginner's Backpacking Guide

Article about a fishing trip in the Wind River Range

FlyFisherman.com article of fishing the Wind River Range

The Fly Fishing Forum thread about fishing the Wind River Range- photos are gone but there is still some good information

Beyond Trails in the Wind River Mountains- Really good book used for exploring The Winds.

Rich Osthoff's Website for Ordering Books and Flies

  Here is the video I made about my trip in August of 2020.


Blog about my first trip to the Wind River Range in July of 2020

GAIA GPS-The best app for backcountry navigation

Zoleo Satellite Communicator-The one I use


Here is a checklist I made to make sure I don't forget anything on future missions.  This will likely evolve over time and hopefully my pack will continue to get lighter.

General Gear                         

Pack w/ Raincover

Trekking Poles

1st Aid Kit

Knife

Water Filter

Bear Spray/Bell

Backup Battery/ Solar Charger

Zolio / Satellite Communicator

Cell Phone

Charging Cables (Apple, Apple Watch, Micro USB

Toilet Paper / Poop Shovel

Maps / Compass

  Headlamp/Flashlight

Paper/Pencil

Repair Kit-Gorilla Tape, Zip Ties…..

Rope / Pully- if hanging a food pack 

  Kitchen Sink- Water Sack

Water Bottle(s)

Bear Proof/Resistant Container

Tent

Sleeping Bag

Sleeping Pad

Pillow

 

 

 

 

Fishing Gear

Rods / Reels

Rod Tube

Fishing Vest/Bag-nippers, floatant, indicators etc…

  Fly Boxes/Flies

Net and Net Retainer

 

 

Toiletries

Toothbrush / Toothpaste / Floss

Deodorant

Soap / Shampoo / Bodywash

Sunscreen

Bug Dope

Antifungal

Healing Salve- Joshua Tree

  Gold Bond

Clothing

Hat

Sunglasses

Socks- 2 for walking and 1 for sleeping

  Handkerchief, Buff

  Rain Gear

  Shoes

  Sandals

  Gloves sun/work

  Long Sleeve Shirt (quick drying)

Pants (quick drying)

  Underwear x 2

  Belt

  Swimming Trunks (optional)

T-shirt (optional)

  Towel

Washcloth

  Wool Baselayer- Long Underwear/ Shirt

  Poofy Jacket                                                                         

  Sleeping clothes – Light Long Underwear and long sleeve T-shirt

Food Stuff

  Stove

Pot

Titanium Rods (for Caldera Cone Stove)

  Fuel

  Cup for coffee/measuring

  Plate/Bowl

  Lighter/Matches

  Fork / Spoon / Knife

  Coffee

Drink Mix

Food

Tin Foil (for cooking fish)

  Coozie (If doing freezer bag cooking)

 

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