What makes fishing great besides catching fish

When I was younger, I would often brag about being on my favorite stream on opening day of trout season in spite of what Mother Nature may have planned for the day, and how it would sometimes would be so cold that the line would freeze to the rod and I’d have to break the ice out of the rod tip so that I could cast a lure.

Eventually, I wised up. Now I find a warm breeze, sun on my face and the fresh scent of spring, to be more desirable than cold temperatures, a biting wind, and even colder water. You could say that I’m a fair-weather fisherman. It was an evolution that took place after I ran out of excuses for missing opening day.

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