I won’t be blogging much about the Swift. I’ve shared that with Troy, and he understands. Also, I wanted to be transparent with all of you. My thinking is multifold: Writing about it has become a bit repetitive to me. I’ve blogged openly about flies and techniques that have worked for me, and I was
Noted Farmington guide Zach St. Amand is on the water 200 days a year. Heck, he actually lives right next to the river. He ties flies, sold at UpCountry, specifically meant for the Farmington. And, what does he do on a day off? He fishes. He was out yesterday and texted me the photos below.
I’ve been venturing out to new waters. It has been fun. I head out after doing some online research and adopt the “why not?” attitude. I mean, I could head out to the same big rivers and fish the same flies and fight the crowds. But, after fishing those waters regularly for about 18 months,
I’m wondering if less is more. Ed Engle writes about minimizing what stands between him and the trout. For him, that means bringing little gear to the river: a small box of flies, a spool or two of tippet, no pack, etc. He also nymphs without an indicator and looks for takes by watching the