2017 Photos

Discussion in 'Lake Powell Recreation' started by BartsPlace, Jan 10, 2017.

  1. BartsPlace

    BartsPlace Moderator Staff Member

    It's that time of year for a new photo thread! Can't wait to see what you all post this year! Happy New Year, etc ,etc...
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  2. BartsPlace

    BartsPlace Moderator Staff Member

    Happy Presidents' Day!

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  3. Ryan

    Ryan Well-Known Member

    Nice. I wish I was on the lake. My first trip is likely a month or more out. That darn 4-letter "W" word is getting in the way......
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  4. BartsPlace

    BartsPlace Moderator Staff Member

    This is the earliest I've ever been on the lake. I can't believe how pleasant it is. I'm sure the weather varies from year to year, but the lack of crowds, speedy free WiFi, and just plain getting out of town for the weekend was awesome! We're thinking of making it a tradition!

  5. Ryan

    Ryan Well-Known Member

    3 or 4 years ago, dad and I went the first week of January. We saw -16*F as we drove through Green River. I don't think the temps got above 35*F the week that we were there.

    Even around Bullfrog, we didn't see another boat. Interesting experience, but spooky. After that trip, I bought a kicker for my fishing boat as I didn't want to worry about breaking down on the lake. I figured even if I was up in GHB, I could get back home with a problem with my big engine (even if it would take 7 + hours).



    Even when we found the fish, they did not want to cooperate. I know more about the lake now, and like to think we would do better. But it was a rough trip in regards to catching.

  6. TR.

    TR. Well-Known Member

    My Presidents' Day
    Low res but the shadow in front is a baitball...


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  7. wayne gustaveson

    wayne gustaveson Administrator Staff Member

    Springtime has beautiful calm periods when the lake is flat and inviting. It is often possible to have the whole thing to yourself. Here are some recent photos that you might like from the prettiest place in America

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  8. Ryan

    Ryan Well-Known Member

    Wayne, that first photo depicts one of my favorite sights on the lake. When it has been calm long enough that the boats in the bouy field all face a different direction. Nothing better!
  9. shanewave

    shanewave Active Member

    You guys are killing me. Sitting here at work, dreaming of the lake. Glad the weather has been cooperating for winter runs...
  10. BartsPlace

    BartsPlace Moderator Staff Member

    Here are a few from this fall...

    Smith Fork Slot Canyon


    Hiking through "The Crack"

    Looking down at the boat from Defiance House (the closest I've been able to park in years)
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  11. Reed

    Reed Well-Known Member

    It has been a great year. Oh wait it's not over yet... lone.jpg anniescanyon.jpg powell.jpg 20171021_112124-2656x1494.jpg
  12. GregC

    GregC Well-Known Member

    Hmm, looks a lot like my avatar pic! :) That painting and several others are now hanging at the Ticaboo Lodge, waiting for someone to take them home!!

  13. Dungee Fishing

    Dungee Fishing Well-Known Member

    This year was the first year of many up the San Juan for us.
  14. Dan Spitzer

    Dan Spitzer Well-Known Member


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  16. Bill Sampson

    Bill Sampson Well-Known Member

    All of these pictures are great. Please keep them coming.

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  18. linnell

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  19. botnb

    botnb Well-Known Member

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  20. botnb

    botnb Well-Known Member

    The watcher ...
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