Something big that pulls hard


When I had my shop folks would ask me how I got my boys to develop and maintain an interest in fishing. The answer is to get them into big fish that pull hard.

In those days that was spelled S H A D.

They weren’t into matching the hatch or stalking wild trout. They were into catching lots of of big fish.

Saturday Dave, Cathy and I took the Hershey grand children to a fish and pay.

They didn’t learn to cast a fly. They still have no idea what a tricorythodes stigiatus is and they can’t tie a Nail Knot. They did have fun, they got dinner and they want to do it again.

I guess I’ll save my selective feeding lesson for later.


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