“But, too, the world is shut out. The paradise is yours. In it are trout and deer and grouse and bear and lazy happy days.”
-Stewart Edward White, The Mountains
Trail’s still deep with snow. Lake’s still covered with ice. Outlet’s still full of trout.
And no footprints in the snow but ours. Snow’s too deep. Water’s too cold. You’d have to be mad. But those fish…
It was a long winter. Or it wasn’t. Doesn’t matter anymore. The outlet’s still full of trout.
photos by fullcurl, with respect.