There are many secrets of fly fishing. This is a big one.
When things get tough in life, if you just put your head down and work hard, you'll probably get through it. The same thing holds true with fly fishing. However, it also seems the harder you try, the harder it becomes. Thankfully, one of the oldest secrets of fly fishing is to simply just stick to it with perseverance.
As you're about to see, Bradley Howard captured this entire idea perfectly in his latest video. It gets down to what makes fly fishermen tick, all the work that goes into it and then eventually the payoff.
"Sometime you beat the river. Sometimes the river beats you." That may be the quote of century when it comes to fly fishing.
However, on the days you do beat the river, it sure feels good. After all, it's what keeps us coming back for more, even if it means getting beat up by the river on another day.