August 19, 2004 By: Marshall Cutchin

George Anderson is one of the luckiest anglers I know. He’s fly fished for more than 50 years. He spent much of that time in trout streams — and most of that on the infuriatingly difficult Paradise Valley Spring Creeks — but he made the transition to saltwater as easily as anyone ever has. His long experience seeing and fashioning presentations to difficult trout gave him the tools. And from the get-go, he spent as much time as he possibly could learning from guides, other anglers and longer-than-long days on the water. So George catches a lot of fish — a lot that other anglers can’t catch — and it looks to the unannointed like luck. And it is.
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