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Rambo John J

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Summit Lake sits at 5500ft. Water is warm in summer and the lake has very very clean and clear water as it is exclusively glacier and snowmelt fed, Visibility is high and the lake is has with different types of lake bottom(silt, gravel, boulders, bedrock, sand, etc...)...loaded with Islands of various size to chill and camp on...One of the cooler lakes to go fuck around on for paddle boards and kayaks and other various craft...we made two loops around it in a 5.5 hour paddle today, my knees are so damn sunburned right now.

Diamond Peak in the background, good hike and amazing view
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Some really nice lakes up in this general area
A Bigfoot is somewhere here in this image

If you dip into the shade of the forest for more than 45 seconds you will die from mosquitoes...I am not shitting you
 
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Papi Chingon

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Summit Lake sits at 5500ft. Water is warm in summer and the lake has very very clean and clear water as it is exclusively glacier and snowmelt fed, Visibility is high and the lake is has with different types of lake bottom(silt, gravel, boulders, bedrock, sand, etc...)...loaded with Islands of various size to chill and camp on...One of the cooler lakes to go fuck around on for paddle boards and kayaks and other various craft...we made two loops around it in a 5.5 hour paddle today, my knees are so damn sunburned right now.

Diamond Peak in the background, good hike and amazing view
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Some really nice lakes up in this general area
A Bigfoot is somewhere here in this image

If you dip into the shade of the forest for more than 45 seconds you will die from mosquitoes...I am not shitting you
Did you take the first and third pictures? Those are impressive.
 

Rambo John J

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Did you take the first and third pictures? Those are impressive.
Nope
I downloaded those
I am horrible at taking pictures

I will post some of the ones my lady took today

Pretty much looked just like those photos today except for the snow in #3

We will camp there in about a month when the mosquito season is gone
 

Papi Chingon

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Nope
I downloaded those
I am horrible at taking pictures

I will post some of the ones my lady took today

Pretty much looked just like those photos today

We will camp there in about a month when the mosquito season is gone
The composition had elements of professional, so that is why I asked. I'm a photography enthusiast.
 

Rambo John J

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The composition had elements of professional, so that is why I asked. I'm a photography enthusiast so that is why I was asking.
right on, that is cool
I have the eye so I can admire and pick out the good photos...but I am lazy at snapping them for various reasons, so damn lazy in that way

I like the fog on the water thing this guy captured
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Papi Chingon

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right on, that is cool
I have the eye so I can admire and pick out the good photos...but I am lazy at snapping them for various reasons, so damn lazy in that way
I have a two actual cameras and when I break them out, it's typically for business related photography. I've followed around professionals 100's of times when they do shoots on my office's property listings, so I pick up things here and there. Unfortunately, the camera I always have on me is my phone, so most of the time when I see something I want to shoot, it's just using that. I don't concentrate on composition or anything artistic, it's just getting the snapshot. As they say, the best camera you have is the one you have available. I just got a new camera last month that i'm really excited about, so I'm hoping that will motivate me a bit more to do photography other than snapshots or business related stuff. I would really like to give people gifts on birthdays and Christmas that are not bought, but rather created, since anyone can just buy something as a token gift. The glass and metal prints you can order now look like true art when hanging on walls. They are expensive to order, but that is what I'm going to try to do for people since I'd have pride in it and I think they would be appreciated.
 

Rob Ford’s Crack Pipe

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I'm going to give you a fishing pro tip, you probably won't be able to pull it off but it's a good thing to aspire towards.

Get yourself a casting net, learn to throw it, and catch your own bait. You will have more success.
I’d actually love any fishing advice. I know absolutely zero. I’m out there just guessing. I was using worms because I was told that if you’re not exactly sure what your fishing for they are the safest bet. I asked a guy fishing off his dock what’s in there and he said perch, small mouth, and some trout. I switched to this guy because I found it snagged on a log so I figured somebody who knows more than me was using it for a reason.
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ThatOneDude

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I’d actually love any fishing advice. I know absolutely zero. I’m out there just guessing. I was using worms because I was told that if you’re not exactly sure what your fishing for they are the safest bet. I asked a guy fishing off his dock what’s in there and he said perch, small mouth, and some trout. I switched to this guy because I found it snagged on a log so I figured somebody who knows more than me was using it for a reason.
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I don't know the area you fish, but where I'm at I'd use something like that in the early morning or evening/night during the summer months. During the day I fish the bottom. Once it cools off I fish in more shallow water.

Worms are definitely a good bet, I prefer to use live shad I catch in a casting net in our lake. We catch Channel and blue cats, large mouth bass, white bass, and crappie. Along with the occasional trash carp or bufflo.
 

ThatOneDude

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Also, look into the Ned Rig for warmer months as well, that'd probably work well for a kayak and you don't have to worry about keeping bait alive.