A Mature Lake, Blazing Beauty, Old Cypress Trees and Spanish Moss
By Cliff LeGrange
By Cliff LeGrange
Recently I made a trip with my friend Grady Robinson to his Camp at Stephenville, LA.for some Cat-fishing...
We arrived on a Wednesday evening around 5 P.M. Instead of just sitting on the fishing pier and taking in the sunset from his camp site we decided unplanned, on the spur of the moment to make a late evening ride from Grady ‘s Camp on old Bayou Long to Lake Verret. I had not been in that area for a number of years and I wanted to go check out the Lake and Shell Beach.
Not well known by a lot of our 'book' friends, Bayou Pigeon Book Co - Author Adam Landry and I have a special Voisinage with Lake Verret. That is the Solar family of Bayou Pigeon, they are originally from Lake Verret... For me that Voisinage would be family connection… ie., that would be my Cajun bride, Diane Solar. For Adam's it is his half - brother Reuben Solar (son of Everett Solar and his mother Vivian Hebert Landry Solar, second marriage). Reuben and Diane have the same grandfather, Casimir Solar, who originally hailed from Shell Beach on Lake Verret. Reuben owns property at Shell Beach on Lake Verret, to this day
For those not familiar with Stephenville, LA. it is south of Lake Verret, but north of Morgan City.
It is a short ride from Grady's Camp to Lake Verret via old Bayou Long and Bayou Magazille.
When we got on the Lake, I knew there was something special about being there at that time, not a boat visible on the lake... just after a thunderstorm...calm waters and an incredible sunset coming. I was thinking... just great, no camera, nothing but my Galaxy S-5 smart phone...
We headed to a point of cypress trees ahead of us on the right.
My Co author... Of the Bayou Pigeon book… Adam Landry called these photos…
A Mature lake, Incredible Blazing Beauty, old Cypress Trees and Spanish moss... here are those pictures....
Blazing Cypress Beauty 1
Blazing Cypress Beauty 2
Incredible Blazing Cypress Beauty
Old Cypress Trees 1
Old Cypress Trees 2
Legend of the Spanish Moss