Do you fly fish? Do you know someone who does? Being new to the sport I am just learning how much goes into this particular recreational activity; it’s a lot and it would take a lifetime to learn it all. Those that fly fish don’t even consider it a sport. They are much more likely to call it an art, one that they never stop perfecting.
My friends that are true fly fisherman are a fun group to study. One fly fisherman I know learned to fish with his dad in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, and has been blessed to fish rivers across the country; he is someone I would consider to be accomplished or at least passionate about the activity. He keeps a detailed journal each and every time he goes out, recording date, weather, wind direction, water conditions, flies used, clarity of the water, etc.; he records it all. Within his journal is a record of days gone well and days that were a total flop.