Ed Engle on Patient Angling

“The day I spent in a classroom listening to this master fisherman was also a day spent thinking about what kind of angler I want to be. That’s where I came up with a season’s worth of resolutions: be a smarter, quieter, stealthy, experimental and accurate fisherman.” Gene Koppy describes a thought-provoking seminar by Ed Engle, who says “Make your first cast your best cast.” In the Great Falls [Montana] Tribune.

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  • Don Jepson

    Had a similar experience on the South Fork of the Stanislaus River in CA.
    I saw some large trout surfacing. I tried an adams with no hits. I put on the largest blue dun in the fly box. The first cast yielded a 20 inch rainbow and left me with a rapidly beating heart.