Quake Lake was formed in 1959 when an earthquake triggered the collapse of a side of a mountain. The mountain fell into the Madison River, creating a natural dam. This fall, we fished Quake Lake near West Yellowstone, both for the first time. In this episode, we reflect on the experience, describing the emotion of fishing this haunting lake. It wasn’t one of the best days of fishing we’ve ever had but one of the most memorable.
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One Fine Evening on Wisel Creek
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One Reply to “S4:E23 One Fine Day on Quake Lake”
Never fished it but your right its a eery place . So tragic. I remember reading the plaque and was saddened. Loss of life always sad especially when you know people are there just enjoy what we enjoy and this rare occurrence a one in a billion chance takes their life
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