Monday, January 21, 2019

Waterfalls - CT

Psalm 42:7,8  Deep calls to deep at the roar of you waterfalls, all your breakers and your waves have gone over me.  By day the Lord commands his steadfast love, and at night his song is with me, a prayer to the God of my life (Psalm 42:7,8)

There is something about waterfalls that just draw us as fishermen who search the deep pools below them for what is often the strongest fish a particular stream.  But like the psalmist, they call to something deeper in me.  Their beauty, power, and thundering music have a way of reminding me that I am not the center of things, that I am small in the scheme of things. 

I have had the pleasure of hiking to, photographing, and fishing below waterfalls all over the eastern US so I thought I would share some  my favorite images of waterfalls from southern Appalachia, southern New England, and the Adirondack mountains in New York State.

Here are two of my favorite waterfalls in CT.  They aren't big thundering falls by any means but beautiful nevertheless.  For me they hold fond memories of  the people that I have shared these spaces with over the years.
  

13 comments:

  1. Happy New Year mark, can't beat a waterfall for not only the picturesque view but as you say we always like to wet a line in the pool below to see what's hiding out. All the best George

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    1. Thanks George and Happy New Year to you as well! Waterwater or atleast the plunge pools draw us to them don't they!

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  2. Awesome looking water falls there - gorgeous!

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    1. Thanks Will - those are two of my favorites! Lots of memories also

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  3. I put dams (artificial waterfalls) in the same category. Small dams are wonderful places fish.

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    1. John - small dams also, anywhere water drops. The smaller ones are some of the most beautiful in their simplicity

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  4. Mark
    Both those images would look awesome framed in anyone dens. Thanks for sharing

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    The unknown is Bill---left my computer in Tennessee over the weekend long story

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    1. ThanksBill! I enjoy taking pictures of waterfalls and trying to play around with the camera to capture what I see

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  6. Beautiful pictures, Mark. There is nothing like hearing the sound of them.

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    1. Thanks Sam! The site, the sound, and even the smell of them allures

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  7. Mark I'm familiar with both waterfalls. We have fished them together many times.
    That first one is a special little stream with some of the most beautiful little brookies I have ever caught. It is truly a Connecticut gem.

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    1. Alan - You certainly know both of them well! We've had lots of days out together in the company of friends past and present which makes those places very special to me!

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