The Inefficiency of Inexperience. Commentary piece on Troutbitten.
The way you move on the water, the way you carry gear and how you adapt, has a big impact on your experience out there. Yes, we all enjoy the scenery and solitude. We love the sites and sounds of a river. But when that novelty dulls a bit, the process of solving problems and seeing the results of our solutions is what keeps us in the game for a lifetime.
Efficiency is a style. There’s artistry in the way a good angler puts the pieces together. A finely-tuned system from an experienced fisherman is something to behold. He flows from tippet spools to nippers, from fly box to floatant. Things glide in and out of pockets; tools extend from retractors and return to position without thought, without chaos. There’s a skillful rhythm, a purpose and cadence.
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Enjoy the day.