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Old 06-24-2008   #1
 
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rope in Eagle @ Eagle-Vail

Yesterday I spotted a rope 20-30 yards upstream from the I-70 bridge in Eagle Vail. Upper end may be stuck on the large tree in river right/center and rope is streaming straight down river, yellow throw bag at the end. Very fast current there, does not look retrievable at these flows. Would be a problem to get wrapped in it. Be careful there. Can be easily seen from the pullout on Highway 6 under the bridge.
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I cut it out about 4 days ago. No name, shitty bag and rope. But, its gone now. Also got a Vertigo today.

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good fishing hobie, nice surf in avon yesterday too. there is also a small rope somewhere near the miller ranch bridge, a boat had its bowline out and it got stuck between some rocks, fire department threw them a bag with a knife to get free, so the rope is probaly still there, no bueno!!
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Was it a yellow diesel?
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Nicely done Hobie, thanks from all for cleaning that out. Most of my river time these days is spent in an oar frame with fishermen or family so that's not a stretch of river I see much of anymore. I stopped to take a leak while riding my bike and spotted the throw bag fluttering in the current. Nice trip you took earlier this year on the Eagle, I enjoyed reading that.
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