Get the most out of hitting the water with an expert guide
So, you’ve finally decided to crack open the piggy bank and go fly fishing with a guide. Congratulations! You’re probably going to have a pretty good day—maybe even a great one—provided you bear a few factors in mind.
Fly guides are skilled professionals with expertise in something you can’t do, or at least can’t do as well. In that respect, they’re much like dentists or barbers or auto mechanics, except that you don’t just sit around waiting for them to do the job. Instead, you’re an active participant—the guide puts you in a situation with a high chance of success, then it’s up to you to make the cast and land the fish. Although you’re paying, you and the guide are actually partners working toward a common goal. Here are some ways to help ensure that partnership works…