Fly Fishing and Stockmanship, a Short Comparison

Although Richard and I have “wet” fly fished for many years at a local trout park, we had yet to experience “real” fly fishing, and we certainly weren’t prepared for a day of fly fishing on the South Fork of the Snake River August 19. But, never fear, our guide was there to assist us!

Grey, a very patient and knowledgeable young man, knew the words to say and the way to say them to get across the greatest knowledge in the least amount of time. After all, we were just going to be on the river for about eight hours, and he had to help us catch fish to make our day complete (and help encourage us to come back).

Grey said there are basically ten main points to fly fishing. Although he didn’t actually line them out, at the end of the day I came up with the following list, how they helped us catch fish, and how they can also help us be better stock-handlers.
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Categories: Attitude, Recent, and Stockmanship.

Caldwell, Idaho School, August 13-16, 2018

Our second school of the August western trip was near Caldwell, Idaho at South Mountain Cattle. We’d like to especially thank Matt and Pyper Duckett for hosting us at their ranch!

And, we would also like to sincerely thank the following businesses for providing lunches for the classes:

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Categories: Photos and Recent.