Kaibab Lake, just outside of Williams is a popular lake for fishing and camping.
It’s got terrific views and great fishing.
With its proximity to Williams (Flagstaff, and the Grand Canyon just 60 miles to the North), it is a popular spot for tourists.. During the summer / spring months flowers blooming along its shores. It is stocked by the AZ Game & Fish twice a month during the season, where trout, bass, sun fish, crappie and catfish are often caught.
I have been on an Osprey mission lately. I have been obsessed with getting that perfect shot. The more I try the better I get, and the more I learn, but I still seek that sharp, clear, close photo of an osprey with his prized catch.
It’s more difficult that it seems. The lighting has be right. It has to be close enough to fill the frame (without clipping its wings) – probably the most difficult task. It must be sharp, despite the fact that the bird is flying at a swift rate with its prize – and normally away from you.
Some of these things you have control over, some you don’t. If you are shooting at a large lake, the chances of you catching him with his catch are more difficult. The best lighting and time are early morning and evening. During the day the fish aren’t as active, and nor are the osprey – but it depends on the day and lake, the size and quantity of the fish, and time of the year.
All I can say is, I’ll have to keep trying. Practice makes you lucky.