We live in a hyper-sensitive world, or so it seems. And, so, a bit of careful thought about word choice can make all the difference between connecting in a meaningful way or shutting down conversation altogether. Furthermore, some time spent considering a different perspective or point of view is always beneficial for testing and evaluating
During a pandemic, when every day starts to feel about the same, my fly-fishing outings have started to blur together, too. This wasn’t intended to be a dry-fly summer, and, trust me, I’m not complaining. But, I’m feeling the need to mix things up next time. Yesterday found me again waking up at 2:30 and
I’m not sure what it is about blog team member, Ashu Rao. Every time I fish with him, I’ve had an extraordinary outing. Maybe it is good karma, as Ashu is one of the kindest anglers out there, the person who shares flies with strangers and makes friends instantly with everyone with whom he meets.
It’s been a fly-fishing holiday weekend. And, there has been some incredible dry-fly action. First up, I took the Mrs. to the Swift on Friday morning. It was her second time fly fishing and her first to the Swift. She fished, I guided. We met some nice guys who were doing well Euronymphing over a