Dissecting the water not just laterally, but also vertically, helps us analyze and understand the full area of a trout’s habitat. Reading water should be a combination of that lateral and vertical plane because trout can move up, down and side to side within every dimension of the river.
And what do those ten trips bring him? The answer is not more fish, at least not in the short term. Donicio will admit that nine out of ten of those trips are a bust. Sure, there is value in the adventure of it, and the beauty of being in the mountains, but these trips typically end in long drives and tough hikes with little to no fish… nine out of ten times. Donicio goes for that tenth time.
In this episode we Wadeoutthere with Simon Gawesworth, from Washington state. Simon grew up teaching fly fishing at an early age at his father’s fly fishing school in England. He has spent his life traveling the world, learning, and teaching fly fishing in the form of classes, books, shows, events, schools, and articles, and most recently as an instructor for Far Bank.
In this episode we Wadeoutthere with Marcos Mazzola from South Florida. Marcos began his fly fishing journey wading and fishing from a skiff in the saltwater flats with his close friend from school who also became his fly fishing mentor. As he progressed as a fly fisher, his photography passion began to become more and more intertwined with his love of the outdoors.