26 May 2015

• Fly-Fishing Myths De-Bunked

“The idea that fly-fishing is difficult is especially bothersome to me. I learned to fly-fish as a child and never even realized that there was another way to catch trout until I was about 10 years old…

”Another myth associated with fly-fishing is that it is expensive and that only rich folks can afford it. Again, nothing could be further from the truth. A lifetime ago, I worked as a construction laborer helping to build a ski resort in the Sierra Nevada. For my lunch, I carried a coil of 10-pound test leader material and a half-dozen flies in my shirt pocket. At noon, I would cut a 6- or 7-foot alder branch for a rod and tie on the leader and a fly….”

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