Fly Fishing Refresher: 4 Things to Remember On Your First Trip of the Year

Words by David S. Lewis.  Executive Editor, (614) Magazine.Photo by Judith O'KeefeMother’s Day marks the beginning of spring fly fishing for many.  It takes a different breed (and a river out West) to brave the freezing waters of February, or the rapids of the snow melt in March and April.Truth be told, I could have easily waited another couple weeks, but I've had my tomatoes growing since February, and I started my beans inside the house.  I get antsy towards the end of winter.My first trip was fraught with the usual frustrations: my leader was more snarled than a Rottweiler farm; my finely-honed cast of last year is now suddenly impotent.Still seething on the way home (some delightful chap...Read More