So, how did I end up at Lamoille Canyon again? Henry, my oldest son, had a football game in Owyhee, Nevada on Saturday. Not to many overnight accommodations in Owyhee, so Jen, the wife, and I stayed in Elko on Friday night. she had never seen Lamoille, so I figured we would go up and check it out. Of course, I brought my fly rod along.
I had planned on taking my boys on a fishing trip this summer, but for the life of me I couldn’t figure out where. I thought of a dozen different places and went back and forth about whether to camp or get a motel room. As the time approached, I finally decided on Elko. It’s in Nevada, the fishing is good, it’s not a place I get to fish often and the motel rooms were cheap. Camping was out mainly because I wanted a little vacation and it was 97 degrees.
So off we went on Monday the 2nd. We arrived in Elko around 2:00, ate lunch and then checked in. The room at the Days Inn wasn’t Caesar’s Palace but the room had three beds, which made my boys happy. We settled in then headed up to Lamoille Canyon to check it out. Continue reading