Large [logworms] slow trolling in 50 to 75 ft water Shipped to S.F. [San Francisco] in boxes without packing. All winter & summer seem to bite equally w all seasons. 1st camp June 30 N of [Rubicon] Pt. passed 2 large [gl=glacial] channels. Snowy Mtns in background heavy timbered. The [flub] or foot plain best. Timber cut—still v [very] fine with young growth & picturesque old [Libo] yellow & 2 leavd pines & grandis & [amabilis] [square] carpet beneath & ceanothus prostratis & c.cordulinus. [Archostapholia] Manzanita & A [velatina] Ferns – P aquiline [Kellogein] lupin purple penstemon [potentilla] grass [ ] & woodrush [bedworm] large cedar in from [on lakes shore] 6 small yel pines [page break] [md] at head 2 yel pins [yellow pines]—2 [coneolos] 10 to 4 ft high 1 [bunch/birch] A. [many] winter [sketch: trees] [flak] & run of [ ] on [ ] suddenly 100 voices stirred by wind in forest—Jays, duck, [grills] yel linnets Yellow sky [ ] before [ ]
Original journal dimensions: 8.5 x 14.5 cm.
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