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Why Fly Fishing Is So Addictive, Explained

I often wonder why I am so captivated by the sport of fly fishing. Why after 30+ years I'm still called to the river as though I just began my journey. Is it a bug that we catch (pun intended)--some kind of virus? Is it about the various techniques, sciences and the offering of continuous learning that calls us to the water? The answer--I believe--is YES to all of it. In the following short article, I intend to suggest--as opposed to diagnose--the bug that has captivated all of us fly casters alike. Number one: There's the art of fly casting. There are literally an infinite number of different casts. They each were created to tackle a different obstacle. As far as I...

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