Brainard Lake – 06/19/2005

Time: 1:00PM – 2:00PM

Location: Mitchell Lake trailhead

For Fathers Day we traveled to Brainard Lake, between Rocky Mountain National Park and Boulder. We hiked to Mitchell Lake mostly on snow fields. I headed back early, while the rest of the family continued to Blue Lake in the snow. I returned to Brainard Lake and caught one 10 inch brook trout on a beadhead apple green caddis pupa. It appears that at least another couple weeks will elapse before the streams subside enough to enable decent fishing levels.

Fish Landed: 1

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