It's All in the Optimism

March 21, 2005 By: Marshall Cutchin

I think it was Nick Lyons who best paraphrased the saying, “Fishing is a endless series of opportunities for hope.” In this piece by Gordon Lewis, the author notes that the same can be applied to almost any outdoors ritual. “Optimism finds us watching the quiet trails along the hemlock swamp, reading the body language of our favorite birddog or scanning the sky for the telltale gathering of gulls that signals a bluefish blitz.” In the Nashua, New Hampshire Telegraph.