Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Fly fishing near Gator Rock

I find it difficult to accept that the original mountain men named this protuberance along Route 215 near Rosman "Gator Rock", for I cannot for the life of me see where the rock resembles an alligator, and besides, who ever saw an alligator in western North Carolina.????

I would have called it Plott Hound Rock, or Dinosaur Rock or Eagle Head Rock.

The more I look at it the more I see a laughing eagle.
He's probably laughing at the folks who named him Gator.

Anyway, it certainly was pretty last weekend riding through that tunnel of color into town. It's a great year for fall foliage.

Fly fishing was tough. Just one brown. Did snow some Tuesday morning.

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