I’ve been heading out each weekend to fish. It has become both a want and a need, as we ride out the first wave of Covid-19. I cannot explain how nice it felt to be outside, feel a breeze on my face, and to engage in an activity that reminded me of how life used
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.