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Earlier this year I had a ski trip fall through and I ended up not taking a vacation day at work. The weather was fantastic – so good that I decided to go fly fishing on the Owyhee River instead of backcountry skiing for a mental health day. I went fishing with my dog (Moose, who is a Pudelpointer). He was pretty good, but would only stay on the bank for 15 minutes at a time. After that he came crashing into the water looking for whatever was swimming around. Overall a great day in the middle of winter and not a bad week because I got to backcountry ski, mountain bike and fly fish all within 6 days. Oh yeah, I worked a bit in the middle of all that!

Here are some of the photos I snapped on the river:

Pudelpointer pointing
Owyhee River at really low flows
Pudelpointer pointing at a chukar
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All within a week, I have been mountain biking, backcountry skiing, snowmobiling and fly fishing. Idaho is one of the only places I know of that you can do that. Here is a photo from Wednesday, fly fishing on the Owyhee River. Moose was doing his best to scare away the fish!

Moose doing his best to scare all the fish away.