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Zen and the Art of Fly Fishing for Steelhead

January 18th, 2010 · 1 Comment

I do my best thinking when on the river. Somewhat ironically, the best thoughts come while I’m not catching fish.

Nothing is better for thinking than Steelheading.  The steady mantra of Cast, Mend, Step Downstream is almost never interrupted by a fish. The repetition clears your mind. The flowing water cleanses your soul.

Yes, I went steelheading over the weekend, and had plenty of time to think…

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  • 1 Kyle Ballard // Jan 19, 2010 at 9:54 pm

    I’m reading “zen and the art of motorcycle maintenance”, now so I find your title funny. Keep up the great site.

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