Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Wind River Canyon: What a Difference a Week Makes!

A week ago, you might remember, I was fishing on the Wind River near Thermopolis. The river was low, clear and the fishing was great.

Today, after a huge amount of rain over the weekend, massive rock and mud slides have closed Wind River Canyon and the highway between Thermopolis and Shoshone. Half mile mud slides that are six feet deep over the highway include car-sized boulders and twisted guard rails. All the tributaries to the Wind River are blown out and the Wind itself is a muddy mess. What a difference a week makes!
You gotta read this!

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