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Story: The Agony and the Ecstasy

Posted on June 27 2018

The treefish is easy to hook but notoriously difficult to land.
Photo by Phil Monahan

Anyone who picks up a fly rod learns pretty quickly that frustration is an unavoidable part of the sport. After my older brother, Brian, taught me how to cast in the backyard of his girlfriend's house, I went fishing thirteen times before I finally landed a trout. That's right—thirteen. But I kept at it because there was something about the process of fly fishing that attracted me immensely, ...


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