A good friend’s father just passed away from COVID-19. For me, the virus has become more real, as a result. So, the idea of going fishing feels both trivial and necessary at the same time. In the grand scheme of things, it’s a minor thing to do. After all, so many are suffering around the
There’s something good and right about fly fishing with a friend when the noise of the world is a bit too persistent. There’s something even better and almost just when it happens during a pandemic. And, so it was on Saturday when fellow blog writer, Jamie Carr, and I met up to fish. Jamie and
Like anything, it takes a while to learn fly fishing. You have to commit to learning a plethora of skills. Knots, fly selection, and casting come to mind. Then, later, reading water and casting angles. As you go further down The Rabbit Hole, you may eventually skip the bobber and begin focusing on dry flies.
I’m on a kick to try new waters and fish in new situations. So, when Alex Bagdonas arranged for a float down a new river, I was ecstatic. Unfortunately for us, the coronavirus situation was becoming more clear and dire. We made do. Rather than carpool, we drove in separate cars. We wanted to make