Moving to summer pastures

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    I am currently moving stock up to the high country. As you can see in the pics, the snow is almost gone, with some drifts remaining above 8000 feet. I have a few bulls, a couple cows and 11 horses. I follow the grass and it's a late winter, time to get out of town.
    I stay at Big lake Camp all summer, 30 miles south of Springerville, AZ. If anyone comes up to camp, hike or fish, stop by the Big Lake General Store and ask about slackjawed.
    Because of the fact that there is a poor cell signal, you guys will start seeing less of slackjawed, just like last summer.
    google big lake ARIZONA, there is a webpage, but itis a commercial site and I can't post a link to it here. Big lake also has a facebook page. there are several pictures of slackjawed on both the big lake web site and the big lake facebook page.
    See if you can guess which one is me.........
    The following are some pics I took in the last few days;
     

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    Wow! Gorgeous! Hope you have a fabulous summer.
     
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    How come there's no illegal Mexicans in the pics?
     
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    because they stay in Springerville, life is easier in town. the roads are still closed for another week, but we get illegals in the forest in the summer.
    I might be able to get pics later of the pot farms later, last few years they were manned by illegals.

    Right now there are just a few of us in the forest, and it sure is nice.
     
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    Make sure you get them to sign a waiver before you take their pics.....you don't want the ACLU coming down accusing you of violating their Rights to Privacy.
     
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    I am going to do what I do every summer. I am going to move and mind my stock, work down at the store a little, teach folks how to fly fish, play a few gigs, fish a lot and keep the smoker fired up.
    Politics takes 2nd, or even 5th place to all those things.........
     
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    How gorgeous. You live in a pretty, pretty part of this country! Is that you on the FB page standing next to the "Warning, Keep Off Dock" sign? Cause that's how I picture you. :)
     
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    I visit my Brother 3-4 times a year who lives in Farmington N.M., I noticed this is in Apache County Az. which is the first County from Farmington, I plan on coming there in August; just left a couple weeks ago; might have to come over, that is some pretty country and we want to do some fishing;perhaps some fly fishing.
     
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    Nice pictures Slackjaw - what gorgeous country :)

    Do you use stockdogs to move your cattle?
     
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    Cool.
     

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