Numerous studies show that you can re-wire your brain. And, for me, fly fishing is a big part of that. We live in a golden age for neuroscience, as brain-scanning technologies have become cheap and ubiquitous. They’ve given science an incredible view into our inner brains. A few key takeaways: Neurons that fire together get
The Great American Outdoors Act Passed! So What?
If you have connections with any conservation organizations, you may have seen some excitement over the House recently passing the Great American Outdoors Act. It had already been passed by the Senate, so all that’s left is a signature, which hopefully by the time you are reading this, has already happened. Maybe you don’t care
Yes, Doctor Salvelinus Will See You Now….
I suspect that I am not the only one among our readership who has found fly fishing and actively uses it as a form of self-therapy. There is something about how this incredible past-time allows us to connect more deeply, not only with nature, but with ourselves, that makes it truly special. Whether on the
Fly Fishing Is Good for Your Brain, Part 2: ‘Flow’
This is Part 2 of an occasional series on the links between fly fishing and neuroscience. Read Part 1 here. We can be our own worst enemies. We can regret prior decisions or worry about the future almost without pause. It is all normal and is based on neuroscience. But, none of that seals our