Waters & words : a celebration of flyfishing

Pewter and Charcoal: Solitude, Middleton and Gierach

I don’t always fish alone, and I often enjoy company. But some days are hermit days, full of thought and reflection, in which one becomes just a little misanthropic.

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“Since fly fishing is a solitary sport, its hard not to think of other fishermen- collectively, if not individually –  as the enemy”  John Gierach: A Fly Rod Of Your Own.

“In trout fishing, and especially in mountain trout fishing, one angler and trout borders on the idyllic,or some version thereof. Two anglers and trout is a crowd, claustrophobic and unbearable.”  Harry Middleton, On The Spine of Time”

2 responses

  1. WBB

    Very well put… Alone on the stream…. And in the company of many after sundown sharing the tales..

    May 17, 2020 at 8:28 am

  2. True 😂😂😂

    May 16, 2020 at 1:41 pm

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