Fly Fishing: "You Are What You Love"

November 4, 2005 By: Marshall Cutchin

“So essentially what happens with wet-fly fishing is that you cast something of your own creation, something that is almost part of you, out there on the water. It does not stay up on the surface but goes beneath the surface in hopes of finding there something beautiful, alive and nourishing.” Philosophy professor Tom Kerns writes on fly fishing and Emanuel Swedenborg’s “Ruling Love” on the University of Washington Web site, eloquently delivering a truism.