One could stress that within the field of fly tying it is all about getting that one step closer to lure elusive creatures from another world. Their world is a place of secrets and mysteries, where truth lies between logical explainations and irrationalities, not so unlike our own but where one breathes through water instead of air.
If that is the case an approach of consideration and respect is advisable, from the simplest of designs to splendours of complexity and regardless of the tyer´s ability level and skill.
The pursuit will hopefully lead one astray still deeper into a universe of ambiguities and clarity at once.
The gate may be found anywhere land, water and air meet and the fly itself is the pathway…
For some people fishing is a job while for others it is just fun.
Some fish as an excuse for leaving chores and obligations behind for a time. Others take fishing as an obligation itself.
Fishing can be easy just as it can be hard and profound - a perspective on life.
Reflexive fishermen are all into conservation issues as their counterparts give little notice towards the destruction of fisheries.
Some fishermen take fishing as a way of doing politics while others just want to fish alone in nature blending in with it.
There are so ever many reasons to pick up a rod and go fishing…