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  1. #1
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    Jun 2008

    Default fishin' and flowers

    Not yet rattlesnake weather, but fish and flowers go well together.

    I believe the flower is a showy orchis. really nice clusters along porters creek trail. the spec below was one of cosby's finest, 1 of the many caught that day.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jan 2006


    Beautiful pictures! Love the Macro and great looking Brookie!

  3. #3
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    Jun 2009
    Rock Hill, SC


    Yes--that's a showy orchis, and I'm delighted that others realize that, as that sage of the sport Arnold Gingrich once wrote, "the fishing is only part of it." This season of rising trout blended with sprng beauties, bloodroot, bluets, showy orchis, jack-in-the-pulpit, trout lilies, trailing arbutus, all the many species of trillium (I think 13 are native to the Park), and so much more is truly a time of wonder. The wise angler pauses and ponders along the trail, enjoying a reawakening world full of loveliness. Thanks for sharing.
    Jim Casada

  4. #4
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    Sep 2009
    Maryville Tennessee


    AWESOME PICTURES!!!......and so true Jim so true one must pause and soak in the beauty all to many times I find myself so caught up in the fishing that I don't notice the beauty that surrounds me. And you left lady slipper off that list one of my personal favs.

    These are really good pictures I love the ant on the flower nice macro!

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