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Old 06-05-2014, 07:38 AM
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Originally Posted by TNflyfishing View Post

That sounds like wise council! When I took the beginner class last weekend, Walter Babb said something similar: watch the fish, be patient and they will teach you how to catch them. I take that to mean pay attention to what you see on the water and in the water, watch the bugs, see the natural nymphs, hatching bugs, and be patient to see how the fish live and eat.

Sounds like you already have your learning cap on. I have found that I progress the best when I am relaxed and feeling connected with the river. Focus on letting your worries be gone for the time on the water and give yourself some fly fishing time. Learn to feel each step and watch the impact of your actions on the water and fish. Again, think like the fish and imagine how your fly is presenting to them at each cast. Good luck and be safe buddy!
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