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Fishing With A Fly

With Wade Goodwyn in for Tom Ashbrook.

Everything you wanted to know about fly fishing.  We wade into the waters with fly fisherman Taylor Streit.

Corey Slater fly fishes in Lower Lake Mary Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2010 near Flagstaff, Ariz. (AP)

Corey Slater fly fishes in Lower Lake Mary Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2010 near Flagstaff, Ariz. (AP)

It’s summertime and the living is easy, right? Time to put the sign out that says Gone Fishing. How about fly fishing? That’s more your speed isn’t it? The beautiful rhythmic motion of the cast, back and forth, back and forth.

The trout stream glistening in the sunlight, the sweet burble of the water as it flows over your waders. Who cares if you catch any fish, it’s enough just be outside, unwinding in Mother Nature, your anxieties flowing downstream as each hour ticks by.

This hour, On Point: Can someone teach me how to fly fish, it sounds great.

-Wade Goodwyn

Guests

Taylor Streit, a lifelong fly fisherman, guide, and fly-tier. He’s the author of Instinctive Fly Fishing, 2nd Edition: A Guide’s Guide to Better Trout Fishing. You can find his YouTube channel here.

From The Reading List

Taos News “With the second edition of “Instinctive Fly Fishing: A Guide’s Guide to Better Trout Fishing,” storied Taos fly master Taylor Streit delivers a funny, informative, and honest look at the world of fly fishing.”

Video: Fishing Legends

Check out this profile of Streit.

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