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Monday, June 17th, 2024

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Sportsmen Since 1967

Pennsylvania

Fly fishing need not be intimidating; here’s where to start

A couple of weeks ago, I exchanged emails with a fellow fly angler. He lamented about how his work life had conspired against him: He hadn’t been getting enough time on the water in recent years, and his skill level and overall knowledge of the sport was, in his words, “lagging far behind.”
“It’s disappointing,” he wrote.
Fly fishing isn’t inaccessible high art. The basics – especially casting – are easy and fun to learn. But as you get deeper into fly fishing, you realize you’re never done being a student.

Fly fishing need not be intimidating; here’s where to start

A couple of weeks ago, I exchanged emails with a fellow fly angler. He lamented about how his work life had conspired against him: He hadn’t been getting enough time on the water in recent years, and his skill level and overall knowledge of the sport was, in his words, “lagging far behind.”
“It’s disappointing,” he wrote.
Fly fishing isn’t inaccessible high art. The basics – especially casting – are easy and fun to learn. But as you get deeper into fly fishing, you realize you’re never done being a student.

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