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For Fly Fishermen, It’s All About the Pursuit of Perfection

Fly fishermen are just a different sort of breed. 

When it comes to fly fishing, the pursuit of perfection really is what it is all about. We all share some idea of a perfect time on the water and every now and then, things just line up and it happens.

Just as you are about to see this in incredibly inspirational video from WV Natives, this pursuit is what drives fly fishermen to keep going back again and again.

As a fly fisherman myself, it’s hard to watch this and not get the chills. It’s funny how something so simple as a video can have such an impact on your entire fishing experience that it can all be summed up in just a two minute clip, but that is exactly what happens in this video.

We all have memories of our times on the water of what we considered to be perfect times, but you know, I can’t remember if fish were or were not caught during those moments. It’s just the time on the water that really makes it all special. Catching fish is secondary.

It’s up to all of us to find our own perfect pursuit. Hopefully when we do, we realize it as it’s happening and not until after it’s over.

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For Fly Fishermen, It’s All About the Pursuit of Perfection