I made several trips around the lake over the three days. The weather and the time of day can have a dramatic impact on the type of capture available.
Probably the most helpful hint I was given was to consider framing a landscape picture by keeping in mind elements to highlight in the foreground, mid-ground, and background. This will help to provide a larger sense of depth to the image. Vertical images provide a lot of room to add foreground elements with my 12mm wide-angle lens. Also, the polarizer is a nice trick to cut through the reflections to reveal the foreground rocks below.